Peru State College to host evening of musical theatre

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 5, 2016, 8:00 a.m. CDT

Contact Jason Hogue, Peru State College Marketing and Communications, 402.872.2429

 

 

Peru, Nebraska- The Peru State College “Prestige” Show Choir and the Peru State College Vocal Studio will present “An Evening of Musical Theatre” on Thursday, April 7 at 5:30 p.m. and Friday, April 8 at 7:00 p.m. in the College Theatre.  Admission is free.

Dr. Jacob Bartlett, assistant professor of music and director of the show said, “This is a variety show of contemporary Broadway and off-Broadway musical selections. It will include selections form Rent, Les Miserables, The Pajama Game, Newsies, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, and more!”

Bartlett continues, “You’ll be able to see both choreographed and non-choreographed choral selections from our thirty-voice show choir, ‘Prestige,’ plus solos and duets from both ‘Prestige’ and the Vocal Studio.”

“This is a great avenue for us to showcase our broad musical talents in a way that caters both to our audience and to our student performers. There will be something for everybody on this show!”

The event replaces the annual “An Evening with the Madrigal Singers.”

 

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For more information, visit www.peru.edu or call 1-800-742-4412.

About Peru State College: Nestled in the historic hills of the Missouri River, the “Campus of a Thousand Oaks” is Nebraska’s oldest college and will celebrate its sesquicentennial anniversary in 2017.  Peru State College’s constant commitment to academic excellence has resulted in a unique and innovative mix of online, traditional, undergraduate and graduate programs.  Similarly, the college’s ongoing student engagement promotes inquiry, discovery and innovation on-campus and across the region.  Peru State College is committed to being a good steward of education, students, the region and Nebraska for another 150 years.