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ASU Summer Children's Theatre
announces schedule for 2010 season; get tickets now
May 24, 2010
The Arkansas State
University Theatre has released the schedule for the 2010 ASU Summer
Children’s Theatre season. All performances will be held at Fowler
Center, 201 Olympic Drive, Jonesboro, on the ASU campus.
Tickets are now available
The 15th season of children’s theatre at ASU will open with
"The Absolutely Awesome Giant" by Bruce Shearer. Is he a giant, or isn’t
he? Travel down the road with the Awesome Giant to meet singing snails,
a boxing beetle, and maybe even a monster or two! Lots of fun and
audience participation is in store.
Performance dates are Wednesday, June 23, at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.;
Thursday, June 24, at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.; and Friday, June 25, at 10
a.m. and 7:30 p.m. This production of "The Absolutely Awesome Giant" is
sponsored by the ASU Theatre Guild.
The second production of the 2010 season is "Pippi Longstocking"
by Wesley Van Tassell, arranged and adapted from
the stories of Astrid Lindgren. Meet Pippilotta Delicatessa Windowshade
Mackrelmint Ephraim’s Daughter Longstocking, the strongest girl in the
world! Pippi is smart, sassy, funny, and unique. Everyone falls in love
with Pippi, and audiences will, too.
Performance dates are Wednesday, July 28, at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.;
Thursday, July 29, at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.; and Friday, July 30, at 10
a.m. and 7:30 p.m. This production of "Pippi Longstocking" is sponsored
by the Golden Grotto and the ASU Theatre Guild.
All seating is reserved, and tickets for reserved seating may be
purchased in advance at the ASU Central Box Office in the Convocation
Center or by calling 972-ASU1. Tickets are available online
(http://www2.astate.edu/tickets/) --click the ticket icon or the tickets
tab in the menu bar. Reserved seating tickets (if available) may be
purchased at the door on the evening of the performance. Ticket prices
for ASU Theatre’s 2010 Summer Children’s Theatre performances are $5 in
advance and $7 at the door. Purchasing tickets in advance is highly
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