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2019 ETBU Theater Marjorie Prime

April 17, 2019

ETBU Theatre glimpses the future with a performance of Marjorie Prime

The East Texas Baptist University Theatre Arts Department concluded the 2018-2019 season with a performance of Marjorie Prime by Jordan Harrison on Thursday, April 11 through Sunday, April 14. Set in 2062, the 2015 Pulitzer Prize Finalist play centers on Marjorie Lancaster, an elderly woman with dementia, and her family. As director, ETBU Theatre Arts Department Chair Traci Ledford personally invested in the production.

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March 28, 2019

ETBU performs a local production of The Masque of Beauty and the Beast

East Texas Baptist University Theatre Arts Associate Professor John Dement united the Marshall community through a production of Michael Elliot Brill’s 1979 play, The Masque of Beauty and the Beast. Serving as the inaugural production of Dement’s Starr Struck Theatre, the performance was held at 8:00 p.m. from March 13-16 at no cost to attendees. A total of 235 patrons from Texarkana, Carthage, Longview, Jefferson, Shreveport, and Marshall experienced the performance.

Men on Boats Candid

February 21, 2019

ETBU Theatre to perform Men on Boats

The East Texas Baptist University Theatre Arts season will continue with Jaclyn Backhaus’ widely acclaimed play, Men on Boats.  Performances will be at 7:30 p.m. on February 21-23 and 2:30 p.m. on February 24 in the Mabee Recital Hall of the Jenna Guest Music Building.  Directed by ETBU Costume Shop Supervisor Samantha Pettigrew, the all-female participated in this modern commentary on historical roles.

November 29, 2018

ETBU heralds the Christmas season with production of A Christmas Carol

The East Texas Baptist University Theatre Arts Department celebrated the holiday season with the performance of A Christmas Carol, a musical adaption for the stage of the story by Charles Dickens, at the Marshall Convention Center on Thursday, November 29 through Sunday, December 2. Directed by ETBU Associate Professor John Dement, the 31-person ensemble and 12-person pit orchestra consisted of University students, faculty, staff, and children from the Marshall community.