Stephens Summer Theatre Institute to present four productions

Sunday, May 8, 2011 | 3:39 p.m. CDT; updated 5:19 p.m. CDT, Sunday, May 8, 2011

COLUMBIA — Stephens College's Summer Theatre Institute will present four free shows to the public beginning at the end of May.

The institute is part of the three-year, two-summer bachelor of fine arts program. It provides first-year students the opportunity to produce, direct and act in a show business environment, according to a news release.

All shows are free and open to the public. Seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

An Evening of Children’s Theatre

When: 7:30 p.m., May 20

Where: Warehouse Theatre, 104 Willis Ave.

Description: An evening of children’s theatre, including fables and fairy tales, for all ages.


When: 7:30 p.m., June 3

Where: Warehouse Theatre, 104 Willis Ave.

Description: A world premiere of short plays created by the Summer Theatre Institute company. Some pieces include adult content.

Combat and Comedy

When: 7:30 p.m., June 10

Where: Warehouse Theatre, 104 Willis Ave.

Description: An evening of sword fights, kicking, punching, pratfalls, comedy, drama, Shakespeare and tumbling. The production is suitable for ages 12 and up.

Musical Revue

When: 7:30 p.m., June 20

Where: Macklanburg Playhouse, 100 Willis Ave.

Description: The revue presented by the Summer Theatre Institute company is an annual tradition and includes some of Broadway’s most-loved materials, according to the release.

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