Mary Baldwin Theatre concludes season with Random Acts

April 27, 2001

Mary Baldwin University Theatre concludes the 2000-2001 season with Random Acts, student directed one-act plays.

Performances will be held in the Fletcher Collins Theatre in Deming Hall on Wednesday, May 9 through Sunday, May 13. Wednesday through Saturday performances begin at 8 p.m., and the Sunday matinee performance begins at 2 p.m.

There will be four plays each night, including:

  • The Denouement, by Thomas Murray, directed by McKinley Greer
    The forces of good and evil come together in one room, and their fate is decided by an unsuspected turn of events.
  • Ludlow Fair, by Lanford Wilson, directed by Erin Dorety
    Sarcasm and self-analysis help two roommates bond after Rachael sends her boyfriend to jail and Agness discovers her low cut blouses attract boyfriends and colds.
  • The Daughters of Edward D. Boit, by Don Nigro, directed by Anne Meacham
    Based on the 1882 painting by John Singer Sargent, four young girls discuss the relationship between art and hell.
  • The Sound of a Voice, by David Henry Hwang, directed by Yu Ishida
    The Sound of a Voice is based on a Japanese ghost story of a samurai traveler who visits a remote area to kill a witch and finds a simple, but mysterious woman seeking companionship in a lonely world.
  • Laundry and Bourbon, by James McLure, directed by Mary Beth Harris
    Gossip, Thunderbirds, bourbon and cokes and a look at 3 women’s lives in post-Vietnam Texas

Ticket prices are $6 for adults and $4 for students and seniors. For ticket information and Mastercard and Visa reservations, call (540) 887-7189, Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.