Theatre USA Opens Season With 'Godspell'
Posted on September 26, 2018
Theatre USA will open its 2018-2019 season with the classic American musical “Godspell” at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 29.
Based on the writings of St. Matthew, “Godspell” was the first hit for composer Stephen Schwartz, whose Broadway successes also include “Pippin” and “Wicked.” The show opened off-Broadway on May 17, 1971 and was revived on Broadway in 2011.
The cast will feature South students Emily Byars, Aryn Carr, Matthew Cochrane, Troy Craig, Sydney Cramer, T.J. Deen IV, Zach Gibson, Patrick McGee, Asia Smith, Noah Tanner, Amanda Watson and Lily Webb.
John Nara, instructor of theatre, will direct. Musical direction will be by Sean Wright with choreography by Monica Henry.
The production will run Sept. 28-30 and Oct. 4-6. Curtain times will be at 7:30 p.m., except for the 2 p.m. matinee performance on the 30th. All performances will be at the Laidlaw Performing Arts Center on USA South Drive.
For more information on the production, or for ticket sales, contact the USA Theatre & Dance office at (251) 460-6305, or visit the Box Office in the Laidlaw lobby. The Box Office is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., and one hour prior to each performance.
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