Theatre

Mark Ravenhill’s Candide

Directed by David Jilg

Inspired by Voltaire’s classic satire, this new vision is an exploration of rampant optimism, social media, parallel universes and genetic engineering in this “best of all possible worlds.”  In his contemporary adaptation, Ravenhill creates a string of narratives in which his characters sleepwalk through a variety of dystopic landscapes.

Joy Brooke Fairfield

Joy Brooke Fairfield joins the Department of Theatre as Assistant Professor. Dr. Fairfield just received her Ph.D. in the department of Theatre and Performance Studies at Stanford University where she won the Charles M.

Eleventh Annual Memphis Children's Theatre Festival

Anyone who has attended this festival in the past would be likely to give you the same recommendation: “Don’t miss it!” The festival continues to grow and involve more of the community arts organizations and performers from around the Mid-South. Bring the whole family for a picnic on the grounds to start things off on Friday, and come back Saturday morning for a full day of events. The schedule of events will be available soon at voicesofthesouth.org.

Sponsored by Voices of the South

Eleventh Annual Memphis Children's Theatre Festival

Anyone who has attended this festival in the past would be likely to give you the same recommendation: “Don’t miss it!” The festival continues to grow and involve more of the community arts organizations and performers from around the Mid-South. Bring the whole family for a picnic on the grounds to start things off on Friday, and come back Saturday morning for a full day of events. The schedule of events will be available soon at voicesofthesouth.org.

Sponsored by Voices of the South

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