University of Evansville Theatre presents Year of the Rooster

Posted: Friday, November 2, 2018

The University of Evansville Theatre presents Olivia Dufault’s Year of the Rooster. This exciting new script is an amazingly entertaining romp of a tale about cockfighting and opens Monday, November 12, at 7:30 p.m., in the May Studio Theatre. Additional performances are at 7:30 p.m. on November 13, 14, 15, 16, and 17, and at 2:00 p.m. on November 18. 

UE students Meredith Ham directs Year of the Rooster, Cassy Spaduzzi serves as the scenic designer, Morgan Severeid is the costume designer, Maggie Ste.Marie is the lighting designer, Austin Kuhn serves as the sound designer, Julia Toney is the dramaturg, and Micah Ammons is the stage manager. UE professor Chuck Meacham serves as the technical director.

The cast features UE students Luke Lowrance as Gil Pepper, Matthew McDonald as Dickie Thimble, Kathleen Finch as Lou Pepper, Daniel Stewart as Odysseus Rex, and Delanie Kitzman as Philipa Long.

Ticket prices are $11 for adults and $9 for senior adults, students, and UE faculty and staff. UE students may obtain one free student rush ticket beginning at noon on the day of the performance they wish to attend. The UE Theatre Society will host a pre-play chat 30 minutes prior to the show on Saturday, November 17. All are welcome to attend the presentation and discussion with a student designer about their process on the production. Tickets are available by calling 812-488-2031.

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