The department of theatre and dance at Missouri State University celebrates its 52nd season of Tent Theatre with a summer lineup featuring two musicals and one comedy.
June 11-14, 16-21
A group of friends, who sing like angels, finds eternal fame in the 1950s and ’60s musical revue “Forever Plaid.”
June 26-July 3
A young couple ignites an uproarious family culture clash in the Pulitzer prize-winning comedy “You Can’t Take It With You.”
July 9-12, 14-20
A patriarch’s traditional beliefs are buffeted by winds of change in the beloved musical “Fiddler on the Roof.”
“Experience an evening of tradition with spectacular performances featuring the talented students of Missouri State University and beyond,” said Mark Templeton, managing director of Tent Theatre. “From nostalgic pop ’50s charts, to dancing on the roof tops, this is one season you won’t want to miss!”
Performance times and ticket details
All performances begin at 8 p.m. on the tent pad behind Craig Hall. Tickets are $14 and $22 for adults, and $12 and $20 for seniors, students and children. Season tickets are $34 and $60 for adults, and $29 and $55 for seniors, students and children. Special group rates are available.
Tickets go on sale May 19. To order tickets, call the Missouri State box office at (417) 836-7678 or toll-free at 1-888-476-7849. Tickets may also be purchased online at www.missouristatetix.com.
Show-themed picnic suppers are served from 7-7:45 p.m. for $12 each on the south patio of Craig Hall and the proceeds support the Tent Theatre scholarship fund. These suppers must be ordered at least 24 hours in advance by calling (417) 836-7678.
Tent Theatre guests may access free parking in Lot 24 at the southwest corner of Grand Street and National Avenue. Also, short-term parking for pickup and drop-off is available on Grand Street in front of Craig Hall.
For more information about Tent Theatre, contact Templeton at (417) 836-4644 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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