Theatre

The University of Louisiana Monroe School of Visual and Performing Arts presents The Addams Family at 7:30 p.m., April 29-31 and May 1, and at 2 p.m. on May 2. The production will be livestreaming from Brown Auditorium on BookTix. 

 

Tickets are required and are free on Eventbrite (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-addams-family-tickets-148785113279).  

 

Michael Parker's laugh-riot involves two men trying to fool their new female boss into thinking that their wives are indeed with them on what they had intended to be a totally innocent weekend of golfing. Impersonation seems to work for a short time, but everything falls apart as the wives, who have been shopping in New York, show up.

Ticket prices are $15 Student 4-up to college, $30 All Adults 
Mask will be required while in the building. Social Distancing is required as well.

Dinner Theatre with CA Studios

May 29, 2019
Cathy Airhart Webb / CA Studio

CA Studio is showing the production of "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime" as a dinner and pie theatre at Lea's of Lecompte in Monroe. The production's dinner theatre show dates and times are Saturdays, June 1st and 8th, and Mondays, June 3rd and 10th, at 7 p.m. with tickets being $35 per person. The production’s pie theatre dates and times are Sundays, Junes 2nd and 9th, at 4 p.m. for $18 per person. While this production is suitable for children age 10 to adults, there will be some vulgar language to help illustrate adult situations.

Walter Allen / SYAA

Strauss Youth Academy for the Arts presents "Christmas on Broadway 2" December 7, 8 9, 15, and 16. The show features favorite holiday tunes from musicals on Broadway.

"Christmas on Broadway 2" is the sixth annual Christmas-themed musical theatre cabaret at SYAA. The show this year takes the SYAA students to auditions for a big Broadway Christmas spectacular in New York, with a storyline parallel to A Chorus Line.

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CA Studio performs Arthur Miller's The Crucible November 3 and 4, 10 and 11 in pie and dinner theatre at Lea's of Lecompte in Monroe. Originally written as an allegory for McCarthyism in the U.S., The Crucible dramatizes the Salem witch trials. 

The Crucible, written by Arthur Miller in 1953, is a dramatized and partially fictionalized story of the Salem Witch Trials that took place in the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1692-3. 

LA Tech Theatre Presents: The Groundling

Oct 16, 2018
Justin Jones / LA Tech Theatre

LA Tech University Theatre presents The Groundling October 23-28 at the Arthur W. Stone Theatre. The play follows the story of Bob Malone, a man inspired to write a play after seeing a production of Shakespeare's Love's Labours Lost.

The Groundling is a comedy by Marc Palmieri following Bob Malone, who is inspired to write a play in an attempt to fix his struggling marriage. After Malone writes a story based on he and his wife, he hires two professional actors from New York to rehearse, stage, and perform the play in his garage.

The Curtain is Up on Drama at SYAA

May 29, 2018
Walter Allen / SYAA

Strauss Youth Academy for the Arts, or SYAA for short, is hosting its summer workshop series "Raise the Curtain!" during the summer of 2018.

Katie Brumfield / Tech Theatre Department

The Louisiana Tech Theatre Department is presenting the Shakespearean tragedy King Lear April 24-29 at the Stone Theater in Ruston. 

The play is set in modern-day Washington D.C. and features many opportunities for audience interaction. King Lear's three daughters are campaigning for control of the best third of the nation throughout the audience. The candidates pass out business cards with QR codes The audience can scan the codes on their phone and see the voting process in real-time on a screen.

Anita Breen / Strauss Theatre

Strauss Little Theatre of Monroe is presenting "Sister Act: The Musical" April 19-28. The musical is about self-discovery and finding community in unlikely places.

"Sister Act: The Musical" tells the story of aspiring singer Deloris Van Cartier and how her life changes after she witnesses her crime-boss boyfriend Curtis murder one of his associates. Van Cartier runs to the police, who place her in hiding at a convent. Although at first she feels lost, she finds her place in the convent choir leading worship.

Party Of The Year At The KEDM Director's Gala

Mar 9, 2018
Emerald McIntyre / ULM Photo Services

Get your tickets now for the most exclusive party in town hosted by KEDM!

The Director’s Gala is Saturday, March 24 at 5 p.m. at the University of Louisiana Monroe, just before the Saturday performance of Bye Bye Birdie. Call 318-342-5556 for tickets or click here.

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