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Pinoccio

October 6, 2021

ETBU Theatre opens season with "Pinocchio Commedia"

The East Texas Baptist University Department of Theatre Arts concluded its production of Johnny Simon’s Pinocchio Commedia last weekend after a successful four-show run from Thursday, September 30 to Sunday, October 3. The performances, directed by Associate Professor of Theatre Arts John Dement, blended the rich comic style of Italian comic theatre with the fairy tale exploits of everyone’s favorite puppet-brought-to-life, Pinocchio.

ETBU enters the big, bright, beautiful world of Shrek: The Musical

April 21, 2021

ETBU enters the big, bright, beautiful world of Shrek: The Musical

The widely-recognizable green ogre Shrek and his quest for the fiery red-headed princess Fiona was brought to life by East Texas Baptist University in four performances on April 15 - 18. Staged at the historic Memorial City Hall in Downtown Marshall, the performance was the first open to the public since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic following last year’s production of The Addams Family. The show was directed by ETBU Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts Joshua Scott, marking his third directorial effort at the University.