Wednesday, November 16, 2016

There Will Be Blood: Carrie the Musical Opens TONIGHT!

Pig's Blood, Telekinesis and Prom.

Hear these three words and it can only mean one thing... Carrie the Musical.
Carrie (Amanda Mai) has her iconic moment at Prom.

After weeks of hard work and preparation, Carrie the Musical will celebrate its opening tonight in the Andreas Theatre! Directed by 3rd Year MFA Musical Theatre Candidate Erin Horst, this production features the talents of many seasoned MSU Performers. Combine those talents with brilliant direction and you're sure to be in for a terrifying treat!
At school, Carrie (Amanda Mai, center) is ridiculed by her peers, who are, from left, Sue Snell (Michaela Shapiro), Tommy Ross (Daniel PaulJohn Lane), Chris Hargensen (Emily Scinto) and Billy Nolan (Matthew Sather).

Carrie will run Nov. 16-19 in the Andreas and will even include two special MIDNIGHT matinees Friday and Saturday Nights. Tickets at or by calling 507-389-6661. Get your seats now, you won't want to miss this!
Carrie (Amanda Mai, center) sings the title song "Carrie", surrounded by her classmates.


Thursday, November 10, 2016

Get Thee To The Henrys!

After a smashing opening weekend, The Two Henrys will re-open tonight!

As this year marks the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death, director Dr. Paul J. Hustoles knew he wanted to create something spectacular in order to pay tribute. His result? An exciting and fascinating adaptation of Shakespeare's history plays, "The Two Henrys."

Combining Henry IV Part 1 & 2 with Henry V, this show takes its audience on an intense theatrical journey! Complete with a multitude of crowns, sword fights and tights, this show is sure to dazzle! The show will continue to play Nov.10-13 in the Ted Paul Theatre. Tickets may be purchased at or by calling the box office at (507) 389-6661.

Be sure to check out some photos from the production below! (Costumes by David McCarl)

King Henry IV (Doni Marinos) gives his sage wisdom to his ne’re-do-well son, Prince Hal (Gary Du Charme II), in The Two Henrys.

Sir John Falstaff (Gabriel Sell) amuses the Prince Hal (Gary Du Charme II) at a London tavern.

King Henry V (Gary Du Charme II) proposes marriage to Princess Katherine of France (Samantha Fairchild)