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ASU Theatre announces cast for 'The Great American Trailer Park Musical'

April 4, 2008 -- The ASU Theatre is proud to announce the cast of the April production of “The Great American Trailer Park Musical” by Betsy Kelso "The Great American Trailer Park Musical" opens Friday, April 18, at Fowler Center.and David Nehls. “The Great American Trailer Park Musical” is a new show about agoraphobia, adultery, 1980s nostalgia, spray cheese, road kill, hysterical pregnancy, a broken electric chair, kleptomania, strippers, and disco. It's everything a musical should be.

The ASU Theatre’s production of "The Great American Trailer Park Musical” is under the stage direction of Stacy Alley, assistant professor of Theatre. Scenic and lighting design will be by Jeff McLaughlin, assistant professor of Theatre. Laura Perkins, instructor of Theatre, will serve as costume designer. Stage management duties for the production have been assigned to Alex Poynor, a sophomore theatre major from Jonesboro.

The cast includes Whitney Elliott, a senior theatre major from Magnolia, as Lin; Katelyn Mathis, a sophomore theatre major from Corning, as Betty; Aleigha Morton, a freshman theatre major from Searcy, as Pickles; Jonathan Sherwood, a freshman theatre major from Searcy, as Duke; Rob Spencer, a junior theatre major from Leachville, as Norbert; and Alexandra Rodery, a sophomore journalism major from Piggot, as Jeannie.

"The Great American Trailer Park Musical" will be performed at Fowler Center Friday- Saturday, April 18-19, and Tuesday-Wednesday, April 22-23. All performances are at 7:30 p.m.  A “meet the company” dessert reception will follow the Friday, April 18 opening night performance.

Tickets may be purchased for reserved seating in advance at the ASU Central Box Office in the Convocation Center or by calling 972-ASU1. Tickets are also available online at Reserved seating tickets (if available) may be purchased at the door on the evening of the performance.
Ticket prices are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. Purchasing tickets in advance is highly recommended.

Children younger than six years old are not admitted to the ASU Theatre. Please arrive early; latecomers will not be seated until intermission. This play contains adult content and language.



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