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ASU Theatre announces cast for February production of
Feb. 6, 2009 --
ASU Theatre announces the cast for its third production of the year,
“Talk Radio,” by Eric Bogosian. “Talk Radio” will be performed
Friday-Saturday, Feb. 13-14 and Tuesday-Wednesday, Feb. 17-18 at 7:30
p.m. at Fowler Center, 201
Olympic Drive, Jonesboro. A “meet the company” dessert reception will
follow the Friday, Feb.13 opening night performance.
“Talk Radio” is about a contentious radio host, Barry Champlain, who
thrives on insulting the sad people who call in the middle of the night.
His show is about to get national syndication, and his producer is
worried he’ll have to clean up his act, or chance offending the
sponsors. This outrageous comedy, written by Eric Bogosian, will charm
is under the stage direction of Molly Simpson, professor of Theatre.
Scenic design will be by Jeff McLaughlin, assistant professor of
Theatre. Brent Foland, assistant professor of Theatre, will serve as
costume designer. Stage management duties for the production have been
assigned to Lauren Emerson, a junior theatre major from Poplar Bluff.
The position of assistant stage manager will be filled by Matt Morgan of
The cast includes Jared Weston, a senior theatre major from Paragould,
as Barry Champlain; Ben Gibson, a junior theatre major from
Jacksonville, as Stu Noonan; Josh Miles, a freshman theatre major from
Little Rock, as Spike; Meredith Hendrix, a sophomore theatre major from
Jonesboro, as Linda Macarthur; Rob Spencer, a junior theatre major from
Leachville, as Dan Woodruff; Anthony Dotson, a sophomore managing and
marketing major from Inglewood, Cali., as Sidney Greenberg; Morgan
Henard, a junior theatre major from Brinkley, as Bernie; Michael
Trevino, a freshman theatre major from Jonesboro, as Kent; Alina
Freeman, a sophomore theatre major from Little Rock, as Dr. Susan
Fleming; and Ceciley Sullivan, a freshman theatre major from Cabot, as
Rachel. Aleigha Morton, a sophomore theater major from Searcy, Katelyn
Mathis, a junior theatre minor from Corning, and Kwmane Gorins, a
sophomore theatre major from Dermott, will play radio show callers.
Tickets are $8 in advance and $10 at the door. 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
http://www2.astate.edu/tickets/. Reserved seating tickets (if
available) may be purchased at the door on the evening of the
performance. Reservations are highly recommended.
Children younger than 6 years old are not admitted to the ASU Theatre.
Latecomers to the theatre will not be seated until after intermission,
so early arrival is urged.
For more information, visit the
ASU Theatre online