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Theatre opens season with Les Misérables

In addition, there will be two more musical productions—“Kiss of the Spider Woman” and “The Drowsy Chaperone”—among the six-show season.

2013-12-06
Minnesota State University, Mankato Department of Theatre and Dance News Release, 8-1-13

The Minnesota State University, Mankato Department of Theatre & Dance will open its 2013-14 Mainstage season with the much-anticipated “Les Misérables.” In addition, there will be two more musical productions—“Kiss of the Spider Woman” and “The Drowsy Chaperone”—among the six-show season.

Mailing of season brochures to past ticket purchasers have been mailed. Cost for the six-show Mainstage season subscription is $100. Season subscribers may also purchase additional tickets for Mainstage shows as well as tickets for Studio shows and Dance Concerts. Individual tickets for all shows go on sale Sept. 9.

In addition to “Les Misérables” in October, “Kiss of the Spider Woman” in January-February and “The Drowsy Chaperone” in April, the Mainstage season will include the plays “Blithe Spirit” by Noel Coward in October, “Crumbs from the Table of Joy,” which will be directed by Minnesota State Mankato alum and Penumbra Theater founder Lou Bellamy, in November, and William Shakepeare’s “As You Like It” in February-March.

Plays in the four-show Studio season include Jenny Laird’s “Sky Girls,” about woman training to become WASPs, in September; “Betrayal,” a story about a couple dealing with her affair, by Harold Pinter, in November; “Trust” by Stephen Dietz in March; and “Maverick Musings,” a night of short original plays by Minnesota State Mankato students in April. The Fall Dance Concert will be presented Dec. 6-7 and in the spring, we will join with the Department of Music to present “Carmina Burana” May 2 & 3.

Subscriptions are available by mail order only. For more information, visit MSUTheatre.com to download a form or call the main Theatre & Dance office at 507-389-2118 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. to have one mailed to you. 

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