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Greensboro College Theatre Announces 2019-2020 Productions

May 6, 2019 1:49 pm
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GREENSBORO, N.C. – Greensboro College Theatre’s 2019-2020 season will feature seven productions, including a mystery, a Shakespeare play, a musical, a period romance, and a touring children’s play, the department’s chairman, David Schram, Jefferson Pilot Professor of Theatre, has announced.

The schedule follows. Performance venues and showtimes will be posted later this summer at www.greensboro.edu/theatre.

“Babes in Hollywood: The Music of Garland and Rooney,” musical revue adapted by David Grapes, Sept. 26-29.

“The Winter’s Tale,” by William Shakespeare, Oct. 17-20.

“Miss Bennett: Christmas at Pemberley,” period romance by Lauren Gunderson and Margaret Melcon, Nov. 7-10

“Tru,” a one-man show adapted from the words and works of Truman Capote by Jay Presson Allen, Jan. 9-11.

“Yankee Tavern,” mystery by Steven Deitz, Jan. 30-Feb. 2.

“Step on a Crack,” children’s production by Susan L. Zeder. This production will tour to area schools and also will be performed on campus, Feb. 3-9.

“Runaways,” musical by Elizabeth Swados, April 16-19.

All tickets $10 (price includes sales tax) except where noted later this summer at the web page above. Performances are free to Greensboro College students, faculty and staff with college ID.

Reserve tickets after Aug. 21 by calling 336-272-7102, ext. 5242, or emailing tickets@greensboro.edu.

Greensboro College’s Department of Theatre seeks to provide a strong foundation in theatre while allowing the student to emphasize in a particular area such as directing, acting, or arts administration.

The coursework is integrated with the production work to provide a better understanding of the many facets of the theatre. Required participation on stage or backstage on all theatre productions allows the techniques and theories that are examined in the classroom and the laboratory to be tested in a performance setting.

For more information on the program, contact David Schram at 336-272-7102, ext. 5243, or email schramd@greensboro.edu.

Greensboro College provides a liberal arts education grounded in the traditions of the United Methodist Church and fosters the intellectual, social, and, spiritual development of all students while supporting their individual needs.

Founded in 1838 and located in downtown Greensboro, the college enrolls about 1,000 students from 29 states and territories, the District of Columbia, and seven foreign countries in its undergraduate liberal-arts program and six master’s degree programs. In addition to rigorous academics and a well-supported Honors program, the school features a 17-sport NCAA Division III athletic program and dozens of service and recreational opportunities. Learn more at greensboro.edu.

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Media Contact:
Lex Alexander, Director of Communications

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Greensboro, NC 27401
336-272-7102, ext. 5398
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