ASU Dept. of Theatre Arkansas State University
  2009-2010 Season  

Bound

an original drama by Tim Bohn


October 2, 3, 6, 7 at 7:30                             Admission: $8.00 in advance / $10.00 at the door

An accident leaves a brother and sister without parents and suddenly responsible for the family farm and the care of their autistic brother.  Their plan to take turns attending college is shaken when the older brother graduates and sees what his life will become when his sister leaves for her turn.  Both are bound by duty to their family and pulled by their need for a life outside their small town farm. Written by ASU Assistant Professor, Tim Bohn.

       
    directed by : Tim Bohn  
       
       

Little Shop of Horrors

Book and Lyrics by Howard Ashman, Music by Alan Menken, Based on the film by Roger Corman, Screenplay by Charles Griffith


November 13, 14, 16, 17, 18 at 7:30  Admission: $10.00 in advance / $12.00 at the door

A down-and out skid row floral assistant becomes an overnight sensation when he discovers an exotic plant with a mysterious craving for fresh blood. Soon "Audrey II" grows into an ill-tempered, R & B-singing carnivore who offers him fame and fortune in exchange for feeding its growing appetite.  

 

       
    directed by : Molly Simpson  
       
       

The Burial at Thebes:

A Version of Sophocles' Antigone

by Seamus Heaney


February 12, 13, 16, 17, at 7:30             Admission: $8.00 in advance / $10.00 at the door
Antigone, the daughter of Oedipus, is faced with a terrible choice when her brothers slay each other in battle. Her uncle, Creon has declared that one brother be honored and buried, and the other be left unburied.  Defying his edict, she buries her brother. Creon condemns her death and she is walled up in a tomb.  Eventually, Creon reconsiders his death sentence, but it is too late.  Antigone has taken her own life.
       
    directed by : Tim Bohn  
       
       

The Foreigner

a comedy by Larry Shue


April 16, 17, 20, 21, at 7:30                    Admission: $8.00 in advance / $10.00 at the door

A painfully shy man pretending to speak"No English," unwittingly uncovers secret plots and gossip among the denizens of a small rural fishing lodge in Georgia.  His discoveries lead to a wildly funny chain of events where everything goes uproariously awry. The Village Voice calls this comedy by Larry Shue "an invitation to relax and laugh at the foolishness of life."

       
    directed by : Stacy Alley  
       
       




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