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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.
LSU Theatre Presents: Our Town
By Thornton Wilder
February 13 - 24, 2019 | Shaver Theatre
Thornton Wilder's minimalist 1938 Pulitzer Prize-winning play takes on new relevance in this updated interpretation. Join us in Grover's Corners as we watch two families grow, change, and weather life's ultimate transition together. Emphasizing the ordinary magic of everyday details, the importance of belonging, and the inevitability of loss. LSU's Our Town offers a refreshing tonic for a troubled world.
Directed By: Shannon Walsh
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
March 17, 2019 | 3:00PM | SOM Recital Hall
Willis Delony presents the second installment of his solo classical / jazz piano series, featuring music by Impressionist master Claude Debussy, combined with the work of Bill Evans, considered by many to be one of the most important jazz pianists of the 20th 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.