USD Theatreâ�?�?s 2008-09
season begins in October The University of South Dakota Department of Theatre announces itâ�?�?s 2008 â�?�? 2009 season with performances in the Wayne S. Knutson Theatre in the Warren M. Lee Center for the Fine Arts. The College of Fine Arts is pleased to acknowledge major sponsorship support for its activities from First Bank and Trust through the Fishback Financial Corporation Community Fund.�? The season leads off with John Oliveâ�?�?s sentimental comedy, The Voice of the Prairie, Oct. 3, 4, 6 and 7 at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 5 at 2 p.m.�? In this epic adventure, audiences will meet Davey Quinn, a traveling country storyteller who becomes a major radio personality. The Voice of the Prairie is sponsored by Wal-Mart. Romulus Linneyâ�?�?s adaptation of A Christmas Carol will ring in the holiday season Dec. 3-6 and 8-9 at 7:30 p.m. and Dec. 7 at 2 p.m. All My Sons, Arthur Millerâ�?�?s classic drama, will perform Feb. 25-28 at 7:30 p.m. and March 1 at 2 p.m.�? Winner of the Tony Award for Best Play in 1947 and scheduled for a revival on Broadway this year, All My Sons features two families related by friendship and love who face the consequences of deception and greed in the post-WWII years.�? The season concludes with The Rocky Horror Show which performs April 22, 23 and 25 at 7:30 p.m. and April 24 and 25 at midnight. The season also includes two productions in the Arena Theatre. A bill of one-act plays will be presented Nov. 13 â�?�? 15 at 7:30 p.m. and John Patrick Shanleyâ�?�?s Pulitizer Prize-winning drama, Doubt: A Parable, will perform March 25-28 at 7:30 and March 29 at 2 p.m. Tickets go on sale one week prior to each opening and can be reserved by calling (605) 677-5400 between noon and 5 p.m. weekdays or noon to curtain on days of performance. To download a form to order season tickets or to reserve tickets for individual performances go to www.usd.edu/cfa/Theatre and follow the links on the left hand menu.
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