University of Evansville Theatre Closes the 2018-19 Shanklin Theatre Season with TWELFTH NIGHT

Posted: Thursday, April 4, 2019

The University of Evansville Department of Theatre proudly presents its final production of the season, TWELFTH NIGHT, by William Shakespeare, opening Friday, Apr. 19, at 7:30 p.m., in Shanklin Theatre. Additional performances are at 7:30 p.m. on Apr. 20, 25, 26, 27, and at 2:00 p.m. on Apr. 27 and 28.

Teaming with an infectious sense of romantic exuberance, Shakespeare's fascination with mistaken identity is played out in a delightfully complex comedy of love and loss, and more than a little mischief and mayhem.

UE Theatre alumna, Amy Attaway '01 guest-directs Twelfth Night. Department Chair Eric Renschler serves as the scenic designer; Morgan Severeid, a senior from Westfield, Ind., and Assistant Professor Sarah J. Smith are the costume designers; Maggie Ste.Marie, a senior from Littleton, Colo., is the lighting designer; Matt McDonald, a senior from Carmel, Ind., is the sound designer; Professor of Theatre Diane Brewer is the dramaturg; Gia Gleason, a sophomore from Sellersburg, Ind., is the stage manager; and Professor Chuck Meacham serves as the technical director.

The cast features senior Alexandra Curren, from McKinney, Texas, as Viola; senior Daniel Stewart, from Fort Worth, Texas, as Orsino; senior Madeline Easley, from Overland Park, Kan., as Olivia; senior Marshall Hopkins, from Baldwin City, Kan., as Sebastian; junior Luke Lowrance, from Arlington, Texas, as Malvolio; senior Kathleen

Finch, from College Station, Texas, as Feste; junior JR Scott, from Austin, Texas, as Sir Toby Belch; senior Meredith Ham, from Castle Rock, Colo., as Maria; junior Alexander James Hunter, from Conifer, Colo., as Sir Andrew; senior Isaac Baker, from Bowling Green, Ky, as Antonio; first-year Stephanie Voteau, from St. Louis, Mo., as Fabian; sophomore Liam Johnson, from Wardsboro, Vt., as Curio/Officer; sophomore Luke Moran, from Mount Vernon, Iowa, as Valentine/Officer; sophomore Andrew Flynn, from Lilburn, Ga., as Sea Captain/Priest; and senior Will Esty, from Franklin, Wis., as Musician/Officer.

Ticket prices are $18 for adults and $16 for senior adults, students, and UE faculty/staff. UE students may obtain one free student rush ticket beginning at 12 noon on the day of the performance they wish to attend. Tickets may be purchased by calling 812-488-2031, Monday through Friday, noon to 5:00 p.m.

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