Family Matinee Concludes Summer Theatre Season
July 20, 2016
Emporia State Summer Theatre closes its 62nd season with “The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales.” Though the characters may be familiar, this charming family comedy by John Glore retells favorite storybook fables with uproariously derailed makeovers.
Actors Tyler Lang (Wichita), Justin Tinker (Henderson, NV), Fran Opheim (Olathe), Zulema Renteria (Emporia), Harriel Mack (Newton), Nathan Dale Short (Paola), and Torin Horvik (Fargo, ND) tell the stories of Chicken Little, The Gingerbread Man and everything in between. Fun music and witty narration accompany the likes of ineloquent giants, sassy barnyard animals, colossal cow pies, and enough stinky cheese to go around.
“The Stinky Cheese Man” is under the direction of Dan Matisa. Assisting with the production are technical director Chris Lohkamp, scenic designer Eric Luchen, costume designer Kelsey Patterson, sound designer Andrew McCutcheon (Gardner), production stage manager Courtney Romero (Derby), and assistant stage manager Andrew Ralston (Topeka).
“The Stinky Cheese Man” runs July 27 through 29 at 7:30 pm, with a special matinee performance on Saturday, July 30 at 2 p.m. All performances will be in the Karl C. Bruder Theatre located at 1301 Market St. For tickets to this production, visit the Memorial Union Ticket Office or call 620-341-6378.
Banquet, Theatre Production Will Fill ESU Parking Lots Friday Night
July 27, 2016
With two popular events on campus Friday night, parking at Emporia State will be at a premium. The Kansas Shine Bowl banquet with more than 1,000 guests and the final Summer Theatre production of
Lively Farce Third Show of Theatre Season
July 5, 2016
Emporia State Summer Theatre presents the third show of its 62nd season,
ESU Summer Theatre Presents Neil Simon’s ‘The Dinner Party’
June 20, 2016
Emporia State Summer Theatre presents the second show the season with
ESU Summer Theatre Presents ‘Coming to America’
June 7, 2016
Emporia State Summer Theatre opens its 62nd season with
Summer Theatre Season Opens June 15
May 24, 2016
The 62nd season of Emporia State University Summer Theatre proudly continues a favorite Emporia tradition with four delightful shows sure to please audiences of all ages. The line-up includes
Modern Adaptation of Greek Comedy Is Next Theatre Show
March 15, 2016
Emporia State University Theatre is hard at work on
Theater Student Earns Seat at Prestigious NYC Institute
March 10, 2016
For the second time in four years, an Emporia State University theatre student has been chosen for an elite summer theatre program at the Open Jar Institute in New York City. Senior Nathan Short ...
Check out our students' achievements and accomplishments on Emporia State's meritpages.com site