Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Upcoming: The Further Adventures of Hedda Gabler, Mary Moody Northen Theatre, St. Edward's University, September 29 - October 9

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Mary Moody Northen Theatre St Edward's University

presentsFurther Adventures of Hedda Gabler

The Further Adventures of Hedda Gabler

by Jeff Whitty

directed by David M. Long

September 29 – October 9

Thursdays – Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., Sundays at 2 p.m.

Added performance on Wednesday, October 5 at 7:30 p.m.

Mary Moody Northen Theatre

St Edward’s University, 3001 South Congress Avenue

Tickets: $18 Advance General Admission ($15 Students, Seniors, SEU Community), $20 at the door

Available through the MMNT Box Office, (512) 448-8484, Mondays - Fridays from 1- 5 p.m.

Special student discount night Friday, September 30. Student tickets $7 with ID.

The Further Adventures of Hedda Gabler is recommended from mature audiences. The play contains strong language and adult situations.

Mary Moody Northen Theatre, the award-winning producing arm of the St. Edward’s University professional theatre training program, kicks off its 39th anniversary season with the regional premiere of The Further Adventures of Hedda Gabler by Jeff Whitty, running September 29 – October 9, 2011.

From Tony-Award winner Jeff Whitty (Avenue Q) comes a crazy theatrical exploration of an imaginary universe where fictional characters must remain so long as we remember them, doomed to repeat their actions. Hedda Gabler keeps shooting herself, and Mammy her housemaid keeps cleaning up the mess. Tired of her selfish ways, Hedda sets off in search of her author for a full makeover, taking a bizarre contingent of characters with her. Featuring Equity guests Jill Blackwood, Jarrett King and David Stokey, this production promises to leave you laughing. No knowledge of Ibsen required.

“[C]elebrates creation and creativity … in a mad invention that is as fascinating as it is funny.”

— Theatretimes.org

About Mary Moody Northen Theatre Through the Mary Moody Northen Theatre, students work alongside professional actors, directors and designers to explore all facets of theatrical production, create vibrant productions and earn points towards membership in Actor’s Equity Association, the union of professional actors and stage managers in the United States. This program is one of only three in the country that offer Equity member candidacy within an undergraduate-only curriculum. MMNT operates under an AEA U/RTA contract and is a member of Theatre Communications Group. For more information, contact the theatre program at 512-448-8487 or visit us online at www.stedwards.edu/theatre.

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