Lansing Community College Performing Arts presents
Gee’s Bend –
A staged reading.
By Elyzabeth Gregory Wilder
Directed by Paige Tufford
Friday and Saturday, March 18-19, 25-26 @ 8 p.m.
LCC Black Box Theatre
Gannon Building – Room 1422
Masks are required for all attendees, regardless of vaccination status.
Gee's Bend depicts the turbulent history of African-Americans in the 20th century by focusing on a single family in the real community of Gee's Bend, AL, which is now famous for the beautiful quilts created by the women who grew up there. Gospel songs weave in and out of this hauntingly beautiful work.
The cast includes Twyla Birdsong, Ny’Kieria Blocker and Jackson Schmitz; with vocalists Rose Jangmi Cooper and Karrington Kelsey.
$5 - students
$10 – general admission
Tickets sold at the door and online at https://secure.touchnet.com/C20118_ustores/web/store_main.jsp?STOREID=40
LCC Performing Arts Production Office, 517-483-1122
For more information regarding Gee’s Bend: https://youtu.be/YHEqYVzSs7U
Justin Banks is passing on a few highlights of Lansing Catholic’s
Wizard of Oz,
concluding this Friday and Saturday March 11 and 12.
Abby Morris does a fine job as Dorothy; Andrew Kluemper, Owen Spence, and Jonah Richards are the Scarecrow, Tin Man, and Cowardly Lion respectively. These young men take on these iconic roles and make it their own. Emma Hansen steals the show with her Wicked Witch of the West. One musical number that was good was The Jitterbug. This was written for the movie but was never used.
Many thanks to Riverwalk's Costume Shop for providing costumes.
Performances are at 7 pm Friday and Saturday. Tickets are going fast. Reservations are at www.ticketor.com/lchsdrama or at the door. Performances are at the high school at 501 Marshall Street.
NOTE: The GLUT Lady has a hard enough time keeping track of community and college shows and usually does NOT cover High School shows even though I know some of them are well worth seeing — but occasionally a parent or teacher clues me in. If you want to do that, please email and include date/time/location - how to get tickets — as much in advance as possible. Thanks, Jane
2/25 - 3/6 - 8pm Fri/Sat; 3pm Sat/Sun - The Sound of Music beloved Rodgers & Hammerstein musical - LEB
3/1-6, 7:30pm Tue/Wed/Thur; 8pm Fri; 2pm & 8pm Sat; 1pm & 6:30pm Sun - Mean Girls - Great Hall - WTN
3/4-5 & 11-12 - 7pm; 1pm Saturday, 3/5 only - The Wizard of Oz by Lansing Catholic High School Performing Arts at the high school at 501 Marshall Street. Tickets are going fast at http://www.ticketor.com/lchsdrama.
3/4-6 & 11-12 - 7:30 pm (2:30 pm March 6 only) Clue -PCP
3/17-18 - 7pm AUDITIONS for West Side Story, directed by Linda Granger, Music Director Jeff English, Choreographer Lori Arendson, Vocal Coach, Judith Evans - casting all roles and ethnicities - at Unity Spiritual Center of Lansing, 2395 Washington Road, Lansing 48911. Perforances outdoors in down Lansing June 24, 25 & 26, 2022. More info at www.starlightdinnertheatre.com. Perusal scripts available by email at firstname.lastname@example.org - STL
3/17, 18, 19 – Thurs/Fri – 7 pm; Sat – 2 & 7 pm– Cinderella, Grace Bible Church, 1000 S. Canal Rd. - MTC
3/18-19 & 25-26 - 8pm - Gee’s Bend directed by Paige Tufford - LCC Black Box Theatre 1422 Gannon Bldg. - LCC
3/18, 19, 25, 26 at 8pm; 3/20, 26, 27 at 2pm; 3/22, 23, 24 at 7:30pm – Hit the Wall by Ike Holter directed by Liz Gray – Arena Theatre MSU Auditorium Bldg https://theatre.msu.edu/wall/ -MSU
3/19-20 - 6pm Saturday; 2:30 pm Sunday - Singers on the Grand (and the Grand Band) “Yesterday: the 60s in Song” at the Grand Ledge Opera House http://singersonthegrand.org for ticket/reservation info, coming soon. Our Opera House shows are cabaret style, with desserts and beverages served.
3/23, 25, 26 at 7pm; 3/27 at 3pm - Albert Herring (Benjamin Britten) Fairchild Theatre, MSU Auditorium Bldg. - MSUO
3/24 - 4/24- 8pm Thur/Fri, 3pm & 8pm Sat, 2pm Sun - The Cake by Bekka Brunstetter directed by Jasmine Rivera An emotional and deliciously funny play -WT
3/29-4/10 - 7:30pm Tue/Wed/Thur; 8pm Fri; 2pm & 8pm Sat; 1pm & 7pm Sun - Hamilton - Great Hall - WTN
Greater Lansing Ubiquitous Theatres
LCC - Lansing Community College Arts - www.lcc.edu/showinfo - 517-483-1488 / 517-483-1122
LEB - Lebowsky Center for Performing Arts - LebowskyCenter.com - 989-723-4003
MTC - Midway Theater Company - midwaytheatercompany.org - 517-316-5272
MSU - Michigan State University Department of Theatre - www.theatre.msu.edu - 517-432-2000
MSUO - MSU Opera Theatre, https://www.music.msu.edu/event-listing?category=11 - Tickets available online at www.music.msu.edu or at 517-353-5340
PCP - Portland Civic Players - Box Office: 517-647-4041 | 231 Maple St., PO Box 344, Portland MI 48875
PCTC - Peppermint Creek Theatre Company - www.peppermintcreek.org - 517-927-3016
RWT - Community Circle Players at Riverwalk Theatre, www.RiverwalkTheatre.com, 517-482-5700
STL - Starlight Dinner Theatre - 517-243-6040 - check website for new location - www.starlightdinnertheatre.com
WT - Williamston Theatre - 517-655-SHOW (7469) www.williamstontheatre.org
WTN - Wharton Center for Performing Arts at MSU - 517-432-2000 or 1-800-Wharton or www.whartoncenter.com
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