Broadway Musical [title of show] to be Performed at West Virginia State University

9/17/2015
Contact: Kimberly Osborne
(304) 766-3363
kosborne@wvstateu.edu
 
 
Sept. 17, 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 
Broadway Musical [title of show] to be Performed at West Virginia State University

INSTITUTE, W.Va. – West Virginia State University (WVSU) will stage a performance of the popular Broadway musical [title of show] Oct. 1-3 in the David Stephen Skeen Black Box Theatre, located in Cole Complex on the school’s Institute campus.

The show will be performed at 7:30 p.m. nightly and is free for WVSU students. General admission tickets are available to the public for $5 and will be sold at the door before each evening’s performance. Seating is limited and tickets are available on a first come basis.

An acclaimed Broadway musical, [title of show] tells the story of Hunter and Jeff who decide to write a completely original musical starring themselves and their attractive and talented friends, Susan and Heidi. Their musical, [title of show], gets into the New York Musical Theatre Festival, and becomes a hit. The musical has been described by reviewers as, “A postmodern homage to the grand tradition of backstage musicals like ‘Babes in Arms,’ ‘Kiss Me, Kate’ and ‘A Chorus Line.’”

Cast members include Thomas Halstead, WVSU students Courtney Jennings and Patrick Means as well as WVSU graduate Jenna Skeen.

The crew consists of WVSU students Christian Wesley, Kristen Hicks, Eric Rogers and Colton Thomas.

The performance of [title of show] is sponsored by Donna Skeen.

For more information, contact WVSU Professor of Theatre Susan Marrash-Minnerly at minnerly@wvstateu.edu or (304) 766-5110.

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West Virginia State University is a public, land grant, historically black university, which has evolved into a fully accessible, racially integrated, and multi-generational institution, located in Institute, W.Va. As a “living laboratory of human relations,” the university is a community of students, staff, and faculty committed to academic growth, service, and preservation of the racial and cultural diversity of the institution. Its mission is to meet the higher education and economic development needs of the state and region through innovative teaching and applied research.
 
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