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2019-2020 Season

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The Magician's Nephew: Theatre Poster

The Magician's Nephew

Based on the book by C.S. Lewis

Adapted by Aurand Harris

THEATRE FOR YOUNG AUDIENCES

September 28 & 29 at 2:00 p.m.

Narnia begins. In this stage adaptation of the first chapter in The Chronicles of Narnia series, young Digory and his friend Polly set forth on a series of magical adventures through mythical kingdoms and enchanted lands. IN the travels, they encounter Queen Jadis, the future White Witch of Narnia, and awaken her from her enchanted sleep. The children unintentionally bring Jadis’ evil into Narnia, the new world which the great lion Aslan sings into existence. Featuring dazzling effects, larger than life puppets, and a heart warming story, audiences of all ages will not want to miss their chance to revisit the land of Narnia.

McComas Theatre

$12 General Admission/$7 Students




Beowulf: Theatre Poster

Beowulf

Adapted by Nathan Cleveland, Preslie Crowley, Cody Stockstill, & Jon Tacket

DRAMA

November 20-22 at 7:30 p.m. & November 24 at 2:00 p.m.

The classic epic is brought to life by TheatreMSU in this new adaption of Beowulf. There is a monster lurking in the shadows of the great hall Heorot. Beowulf and his tribe of heroes come to the aid of Hrothgar to destroy this creature, but find that this land is more than meets the eye. A new adaption by TheatreMSU faculty and students, this fresh adaptation fo the age old story will be brought to life on stage like you’ve never seen before.

McComas Theatre

$12 General Admission/$7 Students

Audience Guidance: This production contains moments of violence, intense action, and mature themes.




Mamma Mia!: Theatre Poster

Mamma Mia!

Music and Lyrics by Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus and some songs with Stig Anderson

Book by Catherine Johnson

Originally Conceived by Judy Craymer

MUSICAL

February 19-22 at 7:30 p.m. & February 23 at 2:00 p.m.

ABBA’s hits tell the hilarious story of a young woman’s search for her birth father. This sunny and funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter’s quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother’s past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago.

The story-telling magic of ABBA’s timeless songs propel this enchanting tale of love, laughter, and friendship, creating an unforgettable show. A mother. A daughter. Three possible fathers. And a trip down the aisle you’ll never forget!

McComas Theatre

$15 General Admission/$10 Students