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January 2, 2013

Back to the Arts 2013

Plenty of shows, concerts, exhibits left this season

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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

FREE TO BE ... YOU & ME: The annual touring children’s show. “Instead of telling children who they should be, ‘Free to Be ... You and Me’ opens them up to the possibilities of who they could be.” For tour information or to book a tour date for February or March, contact show director Jacque Wheeler, (229) 333-5820. This show presents public performances, Feb. 1, 2, Sawyer Theatre.

THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH: This 1943 Thornton Wilder play “broke from established theatrical conventions and walked off with the Pulitzer Prize for Best Drama. Meet George and Maggie Antrobus (married only 5,000 years), their two children (though it hasn’t always been the same two) Gladys and Henry, and their eternal Sabina, the maid ...” The show plays Feb. 21-27.

PIPPIN: VSU’s annual musical. “Once upon a time, a young prince longed to discover the secret of true happiness and fulfillment. He sought it in the glories of the battlefield, the temptations of the flesh and the intrigues of political power (after disposing of his father, King Charlemagne the Great). In the end, he found it in the simple pleasures of home and family.” The show plays March 28-April 3. Sawyer Theatre.

EMERGING ARTISTS SHOWCASE: Musical theatre performances and student dance choreography on alternating days. Musical Theatre Showcase runs April 18, 20, 2013. Student Choreography Showcase runs April 19, 21. Sawyer Theatre.

SPECIAL VSU THEATRE & DANCE EVENTS

CINDERELLA BALLET: Valdosta School of Ballet and VSU Theatre & Dance partner to raise money for VSU Theatre & Dance student scholarships. This show plays Jan. 19, 20, Valdosta High School Performing Arts Center, 3101 N. Forrest St.

DANCING WITH THE VALDOSTA STARS: VSU Theatre & Dance partner with VSU Music to raise funds for both departments’ student scholarships, by featuring well-known Valdosta residents dancing with area dance professionals and students. This event occurs April 13, VSU Student Union Grand Ballroom.

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