2018-2019 Season Continues with "The Mystery of Edwin Drood" | School of Theatre and Dance | Kent State University

2018-2019 Season Continues with "The Mystery of Edwin Drood"

Kent, OH – The School of Theatre and Dance at Kent State University continues its 2018-2019 season with "The Mystery of Edwin Drood." The musical, based on Charles Dickens' unfinished murder mystery, is directed and choreographed by associate professor Amy Fritsche and runs Feb. 22 through March 3 in E. Turner Stump Theatre, located in the Roe Green Center for the School of Theatre and Dance, Center for the Performing Arts, 1325 Theatre Drive, Kent, OH 44242.

For tickets call 330-672-ARTS (2787), purchase online at www.kent.edu/theatredance or in person at the Performing Arts Box Office located in the Roe Green Center lobby of the Center for the Performing Arts at 1325 Theatre Drive. The box office is open Mon. – Fri., Noon to 5 pm.  Tickets are $18 for adults, $14 for faculty and staff, $14 for seniors (60+) and non-Kent State students age 18 and under are $10.  Tickets for full-time, Kent campus undergraduates are free of charge.  Groups of 10 or more can purchase tickets for $12 per person.  Flex pass subscriptions are also available. The box office accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover, checks, and cash.

A musical by Rupert Holmes, "The Mystery of Edwin Drood" invites the audience to play detective when the Music Hall Royale theatre troupe presents the ultimate murder mystery that asks what happened to Edwin Drood. 

The production and design team of "The Mystery of Edwin Drood" includes music direction by associate professor Jonathan Swoboda, costume design by Lisa Wilson, lighting design by Cory Sprinkles, scenic design by Amanda Nerby, sound design by Parker Strong, and technical direction by Liam Roth and Patrick Ulrich. The production is assistant directed by Ryan Leflar and Caitlyn Murphy. Tetta Askeland is the props supervisor and Brie Orner is the props master. Grant Abbott is the production stage manager.

THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD is presented by arrangement with TAMS-WITMARK MUSIC LIBRARY, INC. 560 Lexington Avenue, New York, New York 10022

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