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March 27-30: 'Mothers and Sons'

Performances are in the Andreas Theatre.

2019-04-01
Minnesota State University, Mankato Department of Theatre & Dance News Release, 3-16-2019

Cast members of “Mothers and Sons” are pictured in the photo. Christina Smith (seated on left) plays Katherine Gerard, Ryan Joseph Feist (glasses) plays Will Ogden, Regan Rose plays Bud Ogden-Gerard and Ty Hudson plays Cal Porter.

MANKATO – Minnesota State University, Mankato’s Department of Theatre & Dance will open “Mothers and Sons” by Terrence McNally on March 27 in the Andreas Theatre at the Early Center for the Performing Arts.

“Mothers and Sons” tells the story of a woman who pays an unexpected visit to the New York apartment of her late son’s partner, who is now married to another man and has a young son. Challenged to face how society has changed around her, generations collide as she revisits the past and begins to see the life her son might have led.

MFA directing candidate David T. Loudermilk is directing “Mothers and Sons,” and he explains that this show is all about relationships: “For me, this play is just as much about the script as it is the audience that surrounds us while we experience it. I hope that this show does not end when the curtain falls, but the dialogue continues, because it is necessary.”

“Mothers and Sons” runs March 27-30 at 7:30 p.m. in the Andreas Theatre at the Earley Center for Performing Arts, Minnesota State University, Mankato. Tickets are $10 regular, $9 for seniors ages 65 and older, children under 16 and groups of 15 or more; and $8 for Minnesota State Mankato students.

The Box Office is open 4-6 p.m. weekdays in the lobby of the Performing Arts Center, or buy single tickets online at MSUTheatre.com. Call the Box Office at 507-389-6661.

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