Senior Showcase highlights students' work over the past four years

FOR RELEASE
2010-03-12
Huntington, Ind.—Huntington University Theatre Company fans will be entertained with a special evening of theater at 7:30 p.m. March 27 in the Zurcher Auditorium of the Merillat Centre for the Arts.

Six Huntington University senior theater majors will come together to perform and showcase their highlighted works throughout their four years of study in theater performance and design.

The evening will include songs from “Sweeney Todd” and “Once Upon A Mattress,” along with scene selections from “Summer and Smoke,” “The Taming of the Shrew,” “Richard III” and “The Cherry Orchard,” among many others. Jon Huffman also will be presenting his original short play, “On God and Suicide.”

Seniors include Matthias Austin, theater performance major and music minor from Wheaton, Ill.; Alicia Bonham, theater performance major from Upland; Nathan Capriglione, theater design/technology major from Auburn; Andrew Edmonds, theater design/technology major from Beloit, Wis.; Jon Huffman, theater performance and English double major from Traverse City, Mich.; and Krystle McGowen, theater design/technology major from Indianapolis.

“It will be an entertaining evening of theater,” said Jay Duffer, Huntington University theater department chair. “You won’t want to miss this evening. I am very proud of this senior class. They are gifted students with a passion for theater that will serve them well beyond their Huntington experience.”

Admission is free, and doors open at 7 p.m.

For more information, visit www.huntington.edu/theatre or call the Box Office at (260) 359-4261.
 
 Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S.News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest. Forbes.com has listed the university as one of America’s Best Colleges. Additionally, Princeton Review has named the institution to its “Best in the Midwest” list. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The University is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).
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