We recently announced that the touring production of “The Lion King” will come to Juanita K. Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts in February 2019. You don’t have to wait until next year to see outstanding productions on campus.
The touring production of “Rent” will be at Hammons Hall on Oct. 27-28. “Rent: chronicles an unforgettable year in the lives of seven artists struggling to follow their dreams without selling out. Tickets can be purchased at the box office or online.
Meanwhile, the Missouri State theatre and dance department will produce “Pippin,” a story of a young prince who longs to find passion and adventure in his life, Oct. 26-29 in the Craig Hall Coger Theatre. Tickets can be purchased at the box office or online ().
The Hammons Hall Broadway Series will kickoff in December. Productions include:
- “Chicago” (Dec. 5–7)
- “The Sound of Music“ (Jan. 9–11)
- “Kinky Boots” (March 20–22)
- “The Phantom of the Opera” (May 23–June 3)
If you haven’t subscribed to the Broadway Series in recent years, this lineup presents a good opportunity to consider resubscribing. You can purchase your Broadway Series subscription online.
Show your pride during Homecoming
Next week is Homecoming. As the campus buzzes with student and alumni activities, please take a moment to consider participating in several other events.
On Monday, Oct. 23, the annual office decorating contest will go from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. The deadline to sign up is tomorrow, Oct. 18. You can sign up online.
On Friday, Oct. 27, following the Board of Governors meeting, we will have our annual Wall of Fame induction ceremony at 4 p.m. in the Plaster Student Union Ballroom. This year’s inductees are:
- John Bowdidge
- John Catau
- Marilyn Chana
- Bruce Johnson
- Mike McElhaney
- Sally Rowe
You can find more information about the Wall of Fame and this year’s inductees in the university’s Wall of Fame news release.
On Oct. 28, before the Bears Homecoming football game against Indiana State, the men’s and women’s basketball teams will scrimmage at 10 a.m. in JQH Arena. Come out and see our new and returning student athletes.
Thanks for all you do for Missouri State!