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August 11, 2013

Back to The Arts!

Much to do in 2013-14

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VALDOSTA —

VALDOSTA STATE UNIVERSITY

THEATRE & DANCE

Where: Theatres in the VSU Fine Arts Building, corner of Oak and Brookwood.

More information: Call (229) 333-5973; or visit www.valdosta.edu/comarts

SHOWS

“Lonely, I’m Not”: By Paul Weitz. Synopsis: “At an age when most people are discovering what they want to do with their lives, Porter has been married and divorced, earned seven figures as a corporate ‘ninja,’ and had a nervous breakdown. It’s been four years since he’s had a job or a date, and he’s decided to give life another shot. ‘Lonely, I’m Not’ is a comic journey that follows Porter as he meets Heather, an ambitious, sightless young businesswoman who is overcoming her own obstacles to emotional success.” Lab Theatre. Run dates: Sept. 5-11.

“On the Edge”: Performed by VSU Repertory Dancers. Synopsis: “This year’s annual dance concert will present original choreography as well as restagings from our extensive repertoire by Sarah Wildes Arnett, Eric Nielsen and Catherine Schaeffer. One of the highlights in this year’s concert will reveal spectacular technical advancements as they relate to the choreographic process. Don’t miss what has become a seasonal favorite for students and patrons alike.” Sawyer Theatre. Run dates: Oct. 3-6.

“As You Like It”: By William Shakespeare. Synopsis: “A rollicking romantic comedy set in the Forest of Arden, ‘As You Like It’ explores the true nature of love and the rocky road to romance with a witty and mischievous heroine seeking to capture the heart of her beloved. With its pastoral setting and humorous devices of mistaken identity and missed opportunities, ‘As You Like It’ promises to be delightful entertainment for all. Sawyer Theatre. Run dates: Nov. 7-13.

“Eventually Ever After”: Annual Children’s Show, written, directed and choreographed by VSU Theatre & Dance’s Sarah Wildes Arnett. Synopsis: “Did you ever wonder what would happen if Cinderella’s Fairy Godmother showed up too late or if Little Red Riding Hood did not follow the directions to her Grandmother’s house? Join us in this dance production of twisted tales, created specifically for young audiences, in ‘Eventually Ever After.’ Well-known fictional characters are brought to life through movement and audience participation in order to share the importance of timeliness and commitment.” Sawyer Theatre. Run dates: Jan. 31-Feb. 1; show will tour schools through February and March.     

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