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August 11, 2013

Back to The Arts!

Much to do in 2013-14

(Continued)

VALDOSTA — “Arcadia”: By Tom Stoppard. Synopsis: “‘Arcadia’ transports us delightfully between 1809 and the present, puzzling over the nature of truth and time, the amusing differences between the Romantic and Modern, and the disruptive influence of ‘carnal embrace’ on our orbits in life.” Lab Theatre. Run dates: Feb. 20-26.

“Evita”: Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Tim Rice. Synopsis: “‘Evita’ tells the story of Eva Peron, the second wife of Argentine President Juan Peron. The Tony Award-winning musical was revived on Broadway in 2012 and was also a feature film. Rising from the slums of Argentina, Eva Peron became one of the most powerful women in the world. Some of the beautiful songs include ‘Don’t Cry For Me Argentina’ and ‘High Flying Adored.’” Sawyer Theatre. Run dates: March 27-April 2.

Emerging Artists Showcase: Synopsis: “VSU Theatre and Dance audiences have long enjoyed watching our students as they progress through their programs of study. Begun a short time ago, with the Emerging Artists Showcase, audiences can enjoy a performance or two of contrasting programs. One program features our students graduating from the musical theatre program, the other performance includes students in other programs of study in our degree programs. Each performance of the showcase will spotlight our outstanding students.” Sawyer Theatre. Run dates: April 17-20.

OTHER EVENTS

15th Annual Cabaret Fundraiser: VSU Theatre & Dance scholarship recipients perform a variety of songs and dances in a dinner-theatre setting. This year, these students will perform the songs from 25 years of VSU’s summer musical theatre programs, which includes the former Jekyll summer musicals and Peach State Summer Theatre. This event raises scholarship funds. Run date: Nov. 17, St. John’s Catholic Church Parish Hall.

Cinderella Ballet: Valdosta School of Ballet and VSU Theatre & Dance partner to raise money for VSU Theatre & Dance student scholarships. This show plays Jan. 25, 26, 2014, Mathis City Auditorium, 2300 N. Ashley St.

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