MONTY PYTHON'S SPAMALOT
Book and Lyrics by ERIC IDLE
Music by JOHN DU PREZ & ERIC IDLE
From the original screenplay by
Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones and Michael Palin
April 23 - 25 in the SMSU Fine Arts Theatre
April 30 - May 2 in the Schwan's Center for the Performing Arts, Marshall Senior High School
Presented in conjunction with the Marshall High School Theatre Program
Monty Python's Spamalot is presented through special arrangement with and all authorized performance materials are supplied by Theatrical Rights Worldwide, 570 Seventh Avenue, Suite 2100, New York, NY 10018. (866) 378-9758 www.theatricalrights.com
Congratulations to Tony Falk and his scene partner, Callie Frank.
They have advanced to the finals of the Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship.
Congratulations to the SMSU Theatre Program on the following
Meritorious Awards at KCACTF in Minneapolis!
"The Heiress"-Costume Design
"The Comedy of Errors"-Costume Design
"The Comedy of Errors"-Ensemble Acting
"The Comedy of Errors"-Creative Execution of a Concept"
Southwest Minnesota Home Economists visited the SMSU Theatre on October 28, 2014.
Current SMSU Student Anna Eben was in Minneapolis running wardrobe for the National Tour of
Jekyll and Hyde!! Way to go!!
“Though we be but little, we are fierce!”
-William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream
DRESSES WORN IN SMSU'S THE HEIRESS HEAD TO LONDON STAGE!!
The red dress and peach dress seen above were sent to London to be used in the New Stagers production of the same play, The Heiress.
Top photos are from the London production, with Joanna Dodd in the role of Catherine Sloper.
Bottom photos are from the SMSU production. Callie Frank played the role of Catherine Sloper with Professor Nadine Schmidt as her Aunt Lavinia.
Read all about it on SMSU Today, in the Star Tribune and on the New Stagers website.
BANQUET 2014 PICTURES
MacGyver Award Recipients
Breezer Helmer, Lynn Lafky, and Sara Mills pose with Prof. J.D. Sargent
Anna Eben, Abby Reichmuth, Jessa Roberts, Sara Mills and Kerry Billings wear dresses they made for the event (and class). Way to go, ladies!
Our Theatre Seniors include (front row) Jessa Roberts, Sara Mills, Em Woodrow and Lynn Lafky. Back row: Ryan Risa, Alex Pikala, Tony Falk and Andy Kompelien
Scholarship Recipients for 2014-2015
(front row) Callie Frank, Anna Eben and Turi Jystad (Alpha Psi Omega Scholarship)
(back row) Jessa Roberts (William and Norma Hezelp Award), Tony Falk, Alex Pikala, Em Woodrow
*** KCACTF 46 IN LINCOLN, NE***
Tony Falk and (scene partner) Andy Kompelien advance to the Semi-Finals
for the Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship .
Take your seat! Be a part of the Curtains Up! campaign.
SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA STATE UNIVERSITY THEATRE
NORTHERN BOUNDARY SECTION'S FALL CONFERENCE-Fall 2013
Jacob & Jodie Forstein
Jacob Forstein (former SMSU Theatre student) and Jodie Stensrud (SMSU Alum) were married in the SMSU Theatre on August 10, 2013.
This is the first event in the recently renovated theatre (new seats and new carpet).
Jacob and Jodie met in the space when he was serving as Master Electrician and Jodie was on the Lighting Crew for Intro to Theatre.
Introducing Our New Seats
INTRODUCING OUR NEW FLOOR
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