A carefree summer fling causes romantic clashes, bodies pile up in an Agatha Christie classic and an imposter leads the FBI on a merry chase.
That’s what Tent Theatre at Missouri State University has in store for audiences this summer. The lineup features one musical and two comedies. Tickets go on sale May 1.
- “Grease,” June 12-15, 17-22
- “The Mousetrap,” June 27-July 3
- “Catch Me If You Can,” July 10-13, 15-20
Performance times and ticket pricing
All shows start at 8 p.m. on the tent pad at the north side of Craig Hall.
- $19 or $28 for adults
- $17 or $26 for seniors, students and children
- $15 or $25 for Missouri State faculty, staff and students
- $49 or $78 for adults
- $44 or $73 for seniors, students, children and Missouri State faculty, staff and students
Special group rates are available.
To order tickets, call the Missouri State box office at 417-836-7678 or toll-free at 888-476-7849. Fans can also order tickets at MissouriStateTix.com.
Guests can enjoy show-themed picnic dinners from 7-7:45 p.m. at the Craig Hall south patio. Picnics are $12.50 and a portion of the proceeds support the Tent Theatre scholarship fund. Place orders at least 24 hours in advance at MissouriStateTix.com or by calling 417-836-7678.
Guests may access free parking at the east side of lot 24, located at the southwest corner of Grand Street and National Avenue. Short-term parking for passenger pick-up and drop-off is available on Grand Street on the south side of Craig Hall.
For more information, contact Mark Templeton at 417-836-4644.
Celebrate the life of Byrne “B” Blackwood
Byrne Blackwood was “Mr. Tent Theatre,” the heart of the annual event for more than three decades.
The Missouri State University Alumni Association invites the public to a series of events June 14-16 on campus and in downtown Springfield to celebrate Blackwood, who died in January.
For more information, contact Chyrel Miller at 417-861-6972.