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Much Ado About Nothing (SEPT 28-OCT 2)

Sept. 28 - Oct. 1 at 7:30 p.m. & Sept. 30 at 10 a.m. & Oct. 1-2 at 2 p.m. Bedell Performance Hall. The giddiness of the game of love, tempered by conspiracy, inflames this witty and enchanting romantic Shakespearean comedy, where one couple strives for love, while the other are kept apart by pride. Tickets $25. Currently enrolled SE students can get one $5 ticket by presenting their SE ID at the box office. Other discounts are available. Sponsored by Drury Southwest.

Art in Motion (OCT 7-8)

Oct. 7 & 8 at 7:30 p.m. Rust Flexible Theatre. Student artists step into the spotlight to delight audiences with a variety of dance choreography and physical theatre. Tickets $15. Currently enrolled SE students can get one $5 ticket by presenting their SE ID at the box office. Other discounts are available.

Lanford Wilson Short Plays (OCT 27-29)

Oct. 27-29 at 7:30 p.m. Rust Flexible Theatre. An evening of theatre, featuring the top five short plays from the 2022 Lanford Wilson New American Play Festival. Tickets $15. Currently enrolled SE students can get one $5 ticket by presenting their SE ID at the box office. Other discounts are available.

Fall for Dance (NOV 17-20)

Nov. 17-19 at 7:30 p.m. & Nov. 20 at 2 p.m. Bedell Performance Hall. Featuring choreography by students and faculty. Special guest choreography by Emily Haussler, director of Resilience Dance Company will bring to life a holiday treat, A Nutcracker Suite. Tickets $20. Currently enrolled SE students can get one $5 ticket by presenting their SE ID at the box office. Other discounts are available. Sponsored by Drury Southwest.

Carrie - The Musical (DEC 7-11)

Dec. 7-10 at 7:30 p.m. & Dec. 10-11 at 2 p.m. Rust Flexible Theatre. In this musical adaptation of Stephen King’s horror novel and film, a teenage outcast, is bullied by the popular kids and abused by her cruel mother. But Carrie discovers she has power, and she’s not afraid to use it. Mature Content. Tickets $20. Currently enrolled SE students can get one $5 ticket by presenting their SE ID at the box office. Other discounts are available. Sponsored by Drury Southwest.

Winter Dance Collection (FEB 16-19)

Feb. 16-18 at 7:30 p.m. & Feb. 19 at 2 p.m. Bedell Performance Hall. Featuring an original work by choreographer, Mike Esperanza, the director of BARE Dance Company. Performances will showcase a variety of original works by student and faculty choreographers. Tickets $20. Currently enrolled SE students can get one $5 ticket by presenting their SE ID at the box office. Other discounts are available. Sponsored by Commerce Bank.

The Winterguard Play (MARCH 1-5)

March 1-4 at 7:30 p.m. & March 5 at 2 p.m. Rust Flexible Theatre. The World Premiere of the winning play from the Lanford Wilson New American Play Festival Competition. The Winterguard Play by Avery Deutsch. Winter-guard is not Color-guard. Forget football. Forget pom-poms. In the lead-up to the national championships, a high school winter-guard team attempts to choreograph a winning routine about global warming. A play about catching flags, catching each other, and realizing the grown-ups aren't going to save you. Tickets $20. Currently enrolled SE students can get one $5 ticket by presenting their SE ID at the box office. Other discounts are available. Sponsored by Commerce Bank.

Songs From An Unmade Bed (MARCH 9)

March 9 at 7:30 p.m. Shuck Recital Hall. TA recital featuring a theatrical song cycle that explores the romantic life of a gay man living in New York City. A unique theatrical event that is funny, poignant and hopeful about love. Tickets $10. Currently enrolled SE students can get one $5 ticket by presenting their SE ID at the box office. Other discounts are available.

Restaurant Hop (MARCH 21)

March 21, 4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Sample Cape's finest eateries! Benefitting the Conservatory of Theatre and Dance Senior Showcases in New York and Los Angeles. For tickets call (573) 651-2149. Tickets $12.

Extravaganza (APRIL 11)

April 11 at 5:30 p.m. River Campus Cultural Arts Center. Help support the professional master class series for the Conservatory of Theatre & Dance seniors, as well as help funding student travel and both the New York and Los Angeles Showcases. For reservations, call (573) 651-2149. Tickets TBA.

The SpongeBob Musical (April 12-16)

April 12-15 at 7:30 p.m. & April 15-16 at 2 p.m. Bedell Performance Hall. SpongeBob Squarepants and Bikini Bottom face total annihilation in this hit musical. Together with Sandy and Patrick, they battle to beat back the erupting chaos and win the day! Tickets $25. Currently enrolled SE students can get one $5 ticket by presenting their SE ID at the box office. Other discounts are available. Sponsored by Commerce Bank.

Moving Perspectives (APRIL 21-22)

April 21-22 at 7:30 p.m. Rust Flexible Theatre. The program will feature original contemporary dance works and physical theatre pieces created and performed by Southeast students. Tickets $15. Currently enrolled SE students can get one $5 ticket by presenting their SE ID at the box office. Other discounts are available.

Picnic (APRIL 27-29)

April 27-29 at 7:30 p.m. Rust Flexible Theatre. Set in a small town in Kansas, Picnic details "ordinary" American lives. From hopeful widows and embittered spinsters to idealistic teenagers and restless wanderers. Tickets $15. Currently enrolled SE students can get one $5 ticket by presenting their SE ID at the box office. Other discounts are available.

Firebringer-The Musical (MAY 4 & 6)

May 4, 6 at 7:30 p.m. & May 6 at 2 p.m. Rust Flexible Theatre. Troublemaker Zazzalil goes out to test her latest invention. Then stumbles upon an important discovery, that takes her on a whirlwind journey from omega to alpha. Tickets $15. Currently enrolled SE students can get one $5 ticket by presenting their SE ID at the box office. Other discounts are available.

Phone
Box Office
(573) 651-2265
Location
Office
518 S. Fountain
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703
Mailing Address
One University Plaza, MS 7895
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701