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Stark Theatre Presents Musical Songs For a New WorldPosted Jan. 31, 2011
Kent State University at Stark Theatre presents the 2010-11 season’s musical theatrical production, Songs For A New World by Jason Robert Brown. This powerful pop/rock revue musical by one of America’s hottest young composers will be performed February 18, 19, 25 and 26 at 8 p.m. and February 20 and 27 at 2:30 p.m. in the theatre of the Fine Arts Building.
The opening evening is Scholarship Night. All of the proceeds from the February 18 performance will benefit music and theatre scholarships. American Sign Language interpretation will be provided at the performance on February 20 at 2:30 p.m.
Journey through a collection of energetic musical stories that will transport you to moments in life when everything seems perfect before sudden disaster strikes. Composer Jason Robert Brown’s multi-genre music and poignant lyrics define the characters that must choose to survive or fail in a new world where family, distance, money, technology and the very nature of human contact is changing every day.
Ticket prices are $12 for adults and $5 for non-Kent State students, children under 17 and senior citizens. All Kent State students are admitted free of charge with a current student ID. For reservations and group rates, contact the Kent State Stark Theatre Box Office, Mondays through Fridays from 1 to 5 p.m. at 330-244-3348.
Directing Songs For A New World is Kent State Stark Assistant Professor of Theatre and Theatre Director Brian Newberg. Laurel Seeds is the music director; Louis Williams is the scenic and lighting designer; Susan Blurton is the costume designer; and Ron Jarvis is the sound designer.
For more information, contact Kent State Stark at 330-499-9600.