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2015 - 2016 Season


 

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Sister Act
Alluvion Stage Company - Tower Theater

 

Featuring original music by 8-time Oscar® winner Alan Menken (Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, Little Shop of Horrors), SISTER ACT tells the story of disco diva Deloris Van Cartier whose life takes a surprising turn when she witnesses a crime. She is put in protective custody in one place the cops are sure she won't be a found: a convent! Under the suspicious watch of Mother Superior, Deloris helps her fellow sisters find their voices as she unexpectedly rediscovers her own. Deloris breathes new life into the church and community but in doing so, blows her cover. Soon, the gang is giving chase only to find them up against Deloris and the power of her newly found sisterhood. Come celebrate new beginnings!

The Liberty Theatre Arts Department is honoring the LUPD during the final weekend of SISTER ACT.  Police officers and their spouses will be attending as our honored guests, and will be recognized at the curtain speech.  Please join us in thanking them for their service and commitment to our safety.

  • September 18, 19, 25, 26, October 2*, 3 - 7:30 p.m.
  • September 19, 26, October 3 - 2:00 p.m.
  • September 20, 27~, October 4 - 3:00 p.m.
  • Tickets go on sale Friday, August 17 at 1:00 p.m.
  • Recommended for children 12 years of age or older.
 

The Velveteen Rabbit
 Alluvion Stage Company - Tower Theater

 

Though the most modest toy in the nursery, the Velveteen Rabbit earns the love of a young boy and learns about the joys and pain of becoming "Real." Margery Williams' classic book springs to magical life in this enchanting musical about love, loss and self-esteem, with music by the composer of the smash Off-Broadway revue I LOVE YOU, YOU’RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE. Come celebrate childhood!

We are proud to announce that Alluvion Stage Company is partnering with Toys for Tots.  During the run of The Velveteen Rabbit patrons can receive a $3 discount on the purchase of a ticket(s) when they donate a new stuffed animal.  The stuffed animals will be collected at both the University Ticket Office and Tower Box Office.  This discount is not available to online ticket purchases.

  • October 15, 16, 17 - 7:30 p.m.
  • October 17 - 10:00 a.m.
  • October 17 - 2:00 p.m.
  • October 18~ - 3:00 p.m.
  • October 16 - 10:00 a.m. (Open to school groups only - Call 434-582-7080 for more information)
  • October 16 - 1:00 p.m. (Open to school groups only - Call 434-582-7080 for more information)
  • Tickets go on sale Friday, August 31 at 1:00 p.m.
    • Ticket Prices:
      Regular admission - $8
      School performance - $5
      Season subscribers - $5
  • Recommended for children of all ages.
 

Twelfth Night
Academic Performance

 

The play, written by William Shakespeare, is a romantic comedy.  A twin brother and sister are separated in a shipwreck in the Adriatic Sea.  Each goes to seek his/her fortunes in the kingdom of Illyria, believing the other dead.  Mistaken identity causes confusion, which leads to zany antics. Come celebrate restoration!

Partnership with Lynchburg Daily Bread

The Liberty Theatre Arts Department is proud to announce that we are partnering with Lynchburg Daily Bread to feed those in need.  During the run of 12th Night patrons can receive a $3 discount on the purchase of a ticket(s) when they donate 5 or more canned food items.  In addition to canned foods Daily Bread is in need of Salad dressing, sugar (for coffee) and healthy breakfast cereals.  The food items will be collected at both the University Ticket office and the Tower Box Office.  This discount is not available to online ticket purchases. 

  • October 30, 31, November 6*, 7 - 7:30 p.m.
  • November 7 - 2:00 p.m.
  • November 1, 8~ - 3:00 p.m.
  • Tickets go on sale Monday, August 31 at 1:00 p.m.
  • Recommended for children 8 years of age or older.
 

Meet Me In St. Louis
Academic Performance

 

Based on the 1944 MGM film and book by Sally Benson, MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS tells the story of a happy family’s life as they anticipate the wonders of the 1904 World’s Fair and how their love and respect for each other is tempered with genuine humor. This classical musical comedy contains memorable musical numbers such as “The Trolley Song,” “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas,” and “Skip To My Lou.” Come celebrate Christmas!

Partnership with Operation Christmas Child

Liberty University Theatre Arts is pleased to partner again this year with Operation Christmas Child in the collection of shoeboxes.  Our theatre students will be filling a target goal of 125 shoeboxes, and we are asking our patrons to partner with us to fund the shipping costs, along with supporting 15 young people in The Greatest Journey, OCC’s discipleship follow-on program.  We hope that you will help us reach our financial goal of $995.00.  OCC representatives will be in the lobby at the end of each performance to accept financial donations.

Together Meet Me in St. Louis’ patrons, faculty, staff and students raised $952.52!  $840.00 of this was used to fund the shoeboxes we had turned in.  The remaining $112.52 was used for The Greatest Journey.  Thank you everyone who participated, and we look forward to doing even more next year.

  • December 4, 5, 11*, 12 - 7:30 p.m.
  • December 5, 12 - 2:00 p.m.
  • December 6, 13~ - 3:00 p.m.
  • Tickets go on sale August 31 at 1:00 p.m.
  • Recommended for children of all ages.
 

Brigadoon
Academic Performance

 

BRIGADOON tells the story of two New Yorkers, the dreamer Tommy Albright and the world-weary Jeff, who stumble onto the enchanted village of Brigadoon while hiking in Scotland. Under the spell of a “miracle” designed to keep the village forever pure, the town materializes for one day each century. On this day, Tommy finds true love. Familiar tunes such as “Almost Like Being in Love,” “Come to Me, Bend to Me,” and “The Heather on the Hill” are featured in this timeless romantic classic. Come celebrate romance!

Once every one-hundred years the village of Brigadoon appears within the misty marches of Scotland. That’s how the story begins. The mysterious and beautiful little town of Brigadoon is peaceful, timeless, and tranquil. But where is Brigadoon? Post photos of your very own Brigadoon on Instagram to #brigadoonlu. Every week during the run of the show we will select a winning photo. The winner will receive 2 free tickets to see Brigadoon at the Tower Theater.

  • February 19, 20, 26*, 27 - 7:30 p.m.
  • February 20, 27 - 2:00 p.m.
  • February 21, 28~ - 3:00 p.m.
  • Tickets go on sale January 4 at 1:00 p.m.
  • Recommended for children of all ages.
 

Steel Magnolias
Academic Performance

 

Written by Robert Harling, “Steel Magnolias” is about the bond among a group of Southern women in northwest Louisiana. Together these six women share their secrets, fears, and love for one another while engaging in hysterical neighborly gossip in their local hair salon. From weddings to divorces, babies to funerals, new beginnings to happy endings, they share each moment in their lives with grace, determination, and perfectly coiffed hair. When tragedy strikes, they seek the familiar comfort of Truvy’s Salon for solace and the support that carries them through. Come celebrate Women’s History Month!

  • March 25, 26, 31, April 1*, 2 - 7:30 p.m.
  • March 26, April 2 - 2:00 p.m.
  • April 3~ - 3:00 p.m.
  • Tickets go on sale January 4 at 1:00 p.m.
  • Recommended for children 12 years of age or older.
 

Beauty and the Beast
Alluvion Stage Company - Tower Theater

 

The classic story tells of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress. If the Beast can learn to love and be loved, the curse will end and he will be transformed to his former self, but time is running out. If the Beast does not learn his lesson soon, he and his household will be doomed for all eternity. BEAUTY AND THE BEAST is considered Disney’s finest work. Come celebrate family!

Just like Belle, we love books. During Alluvion’s run of Disney’s Beauty & The Beast, the Tower Theater is offering $3 off a single ticket price in exchange for a children’s book. Bring a gently used, or like new, children’s book, and get $3 off your ticket price, with a maximum of $3 off a single ticket. Be part of the magic, and help others discover the joy of reading. This offer is only open to patrons who purchase their tickets at the Ticket Office. Discount cannot be doubled with any existing offer.  Offer subject to availability.

  • April 29, 30, May 5, 6, 7, 12* - 7:30 p.m.
  • May 14 - 8:00 p.m.
  • April 30, May 7 - 2:00 p.m.
  • May 1, 8~, 15 - 3:00 p.m.
  • May 4, 11 - 10:00 a.m. (Open to school groups only - Call 434-582-7899 for more information)
  • Tickets go on sale January 4 at 1:00 p.m.
  • Recommended for children of all ages.
 

Henry V
Summer Shakespeare

 

Henry V is one of Shakespeare’s greatest historical verse-dramas. In this Elizabethan classic, Shakespeare focuses on Henry V’s preparations before the Battle of Agincourt and his conquests afterward. Following the death of his father, young Hal must live down his reputation as a wild, rash young man and gain the trust of his people. His past is not the only thing standing in his way; however, Henry also must face the belligerent French army and a charming French princess. Come celebrate victory!

  • May 26-28, May 30*- June 1 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Location: Liberty University's Tower Theater
  • General Admission: $10 ($8 for Season Ticket Holders)
  • Talkback for this show will be on 5/30, following the performance
  • Tickets go on sale January 4 at 1:00 p.m.
  • Recommended for children 10 years of age or older.
 

A * indicates a Talkback performance. At the conclusion of these performances, there will be an open Q&A with the director, designers, and selected actors. Talkbacks are free and open to the public. You are not required to attend the production to attend Talkback.

A ~ indicates an ASL interpreted performance. Please contact the University Ticket Office for ASL seating information.

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