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All currently enrolled Southeast students can get one $5 ticket to any River Campus produced performance.  To get this discount, the student must present their Southeast ID at any of the three University Box Offices.

2024-2025 SEASON INFORMATION

Mark your calendars now! Individual tickets for the 24/25 season go on sale August 19 at 9 a.m. Season ticket renewals will go out to current season ticket holders by June 28. New season tickets can be purchased beginning July 8. Want to get on the list for season tickets? Call 573-651-2265 or email tickets@semo.edu.

Noises Off (Sept. 26-29)

Bedell Performance Hall. Sept. 26-28 at 7:30 p.m. and Sept. 28-29 at 2 p.m. A classic farce praised for its comedy, Michael Frayn’s Noises Off follows a London theatre troupe attempting to put on a production of Nothing On with trouble onstage and drama offstage. The troupe begins to fall apart as their 10-week tour continues, and it all ends with a hilarious and frantic final curtain to close out their performances. Mature Content. Discounts Available. Currently enrolled Southeast students can get a $5 ticket by visiting one of the three university box offices with their student ID.

She Kills Monsters (Oct. 10-12)

Rust Flexible Theatre. Oct. 10-12 at 7:30 p.m. After the death of Agnes Evans’s younger sister, she approaches her grief by exploring her sister’s made-up world in her Dungeons & Dragons notebook. Through this imaginary world, she battles dangerous enemies while discovering a new side of herself and who her sister is. This energetic dramatic comedy by Qui Nguyen pays homage to the fighter and dreamer in all of us. Mature Content. Discounts Available. Currently enrolled Southeast students can get a $5 ticket by visiting one of the three university box offices with their student ID.

Lanford Wilson Short Plays (Oct. 24-26)

Rust Flexible Theatre. Oct. 24-26 at 7:30 p.m. An entertaining evening of theatre featuring the top ten short plays from the 2024 Lanford Wilson Playwright Festival. Mature Content. Discounts Available. Currently enrolled Southeast students can get a $5 ticket by visiting one of the three university box offices with their student ID.

Oklahoma! (Nov. 14-21 and 21-24)

Rust Flexible Theatre. Nov. 14-16 and 21-23 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 16-17 and 23-24 at 2 p.m. The first collaboration of the team Rodgers & Hammerstein follows the love story of cowboy Curly and farm girl Laurey as they find a way to make a life together in uncharted western America. The memorable tunes and delightful characters of this classic golden age musical will have you shouting O-K-L-A-H-O-M-A – OKLAHOMA! Discounts Available. Currently enrolled Southeast students can get a $5 ticket by visiting one of the three university box offices with their student ID.

Winter Dance Collection (Feb. 6-9)

Bedell Performance Hall. Feb. 6-8 at 7:30 p.m. and Feb. 8-9 at 2 p.m. Enjoy this annual dance exhibition featuring original choreography from southeast students and guest choreographers. Discounts Available. Currently enrolled Southeast students can get a $5 ticket by visiting one of the three university box offices with their student ID. Sponsored by Commerce Bank.

Girlhood (Feb. 27-March 2)

Rust Flexible Theatre. Feb. 27 - March 1 at 7:30 p.m. and March 1-2 at 2 p.m. The world-premiere of Ida Esmaeili’s electrifying new play, Girlhood follows seven teenage girls over the course of a year as they prepare for their debutante ball, a night which will dramatically change their lives forever. Navigating the tragedies of adolescence, they are funny, strong, and deeply flawed as they try to figure it out. Esmaeili is an exciting new voice in the American Theatre. Mature Content. Discounts Available. Currently enrolled Southeast students can get a $5 ticket by visiting one of the three university box offices with their student ID. Sponsored by Commerce Bank.

Restaurant Hop (March 18)

Off Campus - Various Locations. 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Sample Cape's finest eateries while supporting Dobbins Conservatory students. Proceeds will benefit students as they prepare and travel to the BFA Showcase in New York City. For tickets, call (573) 651-2149. Tickets $12.

Fault Line Film Festival (March 20-21)

Rose Theatre - Grauel Building - FREE - An annual short film competition for university and high school students from across the nation. Sponsored by EBO MD.

Restaurant Hop (March 25)

Various Local Businesses. March 25 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sample Cape's finest eateries while supporting Dobbins Conservatory students. Proceeds will benefit students as they prepare and travel to the BFA Showcase in New York City. Contact Sara Steffens at the Conservatory for more details and tickets (573) 651-2149.

Moving Perspectives (March 20-22)

Rust Flexible Theatre. March 20-22 at 7:30 p.m. Featuring original works created and choreographed by the talented students in the Holland College, enjoy an evening of contemporary dance performances. Discounts Available. Currently enrolled Southeast students can get a $5 ticket by visiting one of the three university box offices with their student ID.

Extravaganza (April 9)

Cultural Arts Center at 5:30 p.m. Help support the professional master class series for seniors and fund student travel for the BFA Showcase in NYC. For reservations, call (573) 651-2149

Into the Woods (April 10-13)

Bedell Performance Hall. April 10-12 at 7:30 p.m. and April 12-13 at 2 p.m. A musical based on classic fairytales, Stephen Sondheim’s Into the Woods tells the story of a Baker and his wife who must complete a series of tasks from a witch to get their wish. They meet several other wishful characters in the woods, and they all learn that wishing can lead to dire consequences. Together they must help save each other, the kingdom, and their wishes, or else be lost to the woods. Discounts Available. Currently enrolled Southeast students can get a $5 ticket by visiting one of the three university box offices with their student ID. Sponsored by Commerce Bank.

Godspell (April 24-27)

Rust Flexible Theatre. April 24-26 at 7:30 p.m. and April 26-27 at 2 p.m. An eclectic retelling of the life of Jesus Christ, Stephen Schwartz’s Godspell features a troupe of performers who tell the parables of the Gospel of Matthew through games, storytelling, and comedy. This adaptation includes songs ranging from pop to vaudeville styles and teaches to share love, kindness, and acceptance in your community. Discounts Available. Currently enrolled Southeast students can get a $5 ticket by visiting one of the three university box offices with their student ID. Sponsored by Commerce Bank.

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