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The Turner-Fischer Center Presents: Elizabeth Cree
Based On The Novel By Peter Ackroyd
March 21 - 24, 2019 | Shaver Theatre
Puts and Campbell’s highly suspenseful and theatrical opera interweaves several narratives: the trial of Elizabeth Cree for the poisoning of her husband, John; a series of brutal murders detailed in John’s diary; and the spirited world of the English music hall. Historical luminaries like George Gissing, Dan Leno, and Karl Marx all make appearances in this dark and thrilling collegiate premiere.
Music By: Kevin Puts
Libretto By: Mark Campbell
Directed By: Dugg McDonough
Conducted By: Michael Borowitz
One ticket for two operas, at a 20% discount over the single ticket price. Operas include Elizabeth Cree and Les Mamelles de Tirésias.
Swine Palace Presents: Airline Highway
By Lisa D'Amour
March 21 - 31, 2019 | Reilly Theatre
In the parking lot of the Hummingbird Motel, off the highway between Baton Rouge and New Orleans, the hotel's residents have gathered to celebrate the life of Miss Ruby, a burlesque queen who has been a mother figure to them all. Nearing the end, Miss Ruby requests that her funeral takes place while she is still alive. As the celebration continues deep into the night, the lives lived, and the lives to live, unfold.
Directed By: Joy Vandervort-Cobb
One ticket for four events, at a 25% discount over regular pricing. Events include: Our Town, Airline Highway, Dance & Physical Theatre Concert, and Take 5 Film Festival.
Willis Delony, Piano & Guests
March 17, 2019 | 3:00PM | SOM Recital Hall
Prof. Willis Delony presents the second installment of his piano series, with guests Bill Grimes (bass) and Chad Braud (drums). Featuring the second book of Préludes by Impressionist master Claude Debussy, and a tribute to Bill Evans, considered by many to be one the most important jazz pianists of the Twentieth Century.
Hila Plitmann, Soprano
March 20, 2019 | 7:30PM | SOM Recital Hall
Operatic soprano Hila Plitmann has been hailed as “a glittering jewel on the international music scene,” known worldwide for her astonishing musicianship and ability to perform challenging new repertoire.
Wayne Bergeron & LSU Jazz Ensemble
April 11, 2019 | 7:30PM | Union Theater
The LSU Jazz Studies program welcomes legendary trumpet player Wayne Bergeron for an exciting guest performance with the LSU Jazz Ensemble and Lab Band.
Three Union performances of your choice, at a 20% discount over the single ticket price.