Tupelo Community Theatre will hold auditions for its West of Shake Rag Improv Group at 6 p

TCT starting up new
improv comedy group
n Tupelo Community Theatre will hold auditions for its West of Shake Rag Improv Group at 6 p.m. June 21 at the Lyric Theatre in downtown Tupelo.
Auditions are open to men and women at least 21 years of age. If you need more information regarding the audition process, call (662) 790-3225, or e-mail westofshakerag@gmail.com.
Shakespeare festival
features three productions
n The 2009 Oxford Shakespeare Festival will feature Shakespeare’s “Cymbeline” and “The Tempest,” plus Gilbert amp& Sullivan’s “Iolanthe.”
“Cymbeline” will be staged at the University of Mississippi’s Ford Center for the Performing Arts at 8 p.m. Thursday and July 1, as well as 2 p.m. today, Friday, Saturday and July 26.
“The Tempest” will be presented at Meek Hall Auditorium at 8 p.m. Friday, Saturday, June 30 and July 2, and 2 p.m. June 21, 25, 27 and July 1.
“Iolanthe” will be presented at Ford Center at 8 p.m. June 25, 26 and 27, and 2 p.m. June 28.
Adult tickets are $14 for Shakespeare’s plays and $18 for “Iolanthe.” For senior citizens and 17 and under, tickets are $11 for Shakespeare’s plays and $14 for “Iolanthe.”
Call (662) 915-7411 or visit shakespeare.olemiss.edu for more.
Award-winning pianist
to perform Tuesday
n Ukrainian-born American pianist Inna Faliks will perform Tuesday at the University of Mississippi.
Faliks’ 7 p.m. concert in Nutt Auditorium is part of Ole Miss’ Piano Discoveries Camp, with proceeds going to fund 2010 camp scholarships. Tickets are $8/students and seniors, and $12/general admission.
Faliks is scheduled to perform Beethoven’s amp”Eroica Variations and Fugueamp” and amp”Fantasie Op. 77,amp” Ravel’s amp”Gaspard de la Nuitamp” and two pieces by Russian composer Boris Pasternak, as well as amp”Ballade in Black and Whiteamp” by Jan Fredlin, composed especially for Faliks in 2005.
For more information, call (662) 915-1282.
Before contest, SCT
to stage ‘Catfish Moon’
n Tickets are now on sale for a special showing of Starkville Community Theatre’s award-winning production, “Catfish Moon.”
The play will be staged at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in Mississippi State University’s McComas Hall Auditorium.
Tickets are $30/for one and $50/for two, and they’re available at the Playhouse on Main box office and at the door.
The production will represent Mississippi and the Southeast in the American Association of Community Theatre’s 2009 Festival in Tacoma, Wash.
For more information, call (662) 323-6855, or visit www.sct-online.org.
Daily Journal reports

Scott Morris

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