Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2009-01-21

Samford University Musical Theatre Ensemble will present "A…My Name Will Always be Alice," Feb. 5-8 in Bolding Studio.

The critically acclaimed, hit musical revue---conceived by Joan Micklin Silver and Julianne Boyd---explores the lives of contemporary women as they face the challenges of life and love. The music ranges from gospel and country/western to rock and glorious pop ballads. The show's content is for mature audiences, PG-13.

Emily Hoppe, a Samford senior theatre major from Huntsville, is director. Samford music professor Dr. Randall Richardson is music director.

The all-female cast includes Adrienne Brown, Justine Davis, Kathryn Francisco, Casi Harris, Lydia Myers, Katy Ostrowski, Chelsea Reynolds, Hannah Seymour, Erica Smith, Alexandra Tate, Jenny Wiggins and Lisa Jane Wright. Cathy Thompson is keyboard accompanist.

Performances are at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 5-7 and at 2;30 p.m. on Feb. 8.

Admission is $12 adult, $9 senior adult (55-plus) and $6 student/child. In honor of the season of romance, the directors have fashioned a Valentine's Special: any male who attends accompanied by a female will be admitted free of charge. For tickets, call the Samford Box Office at (205) 726-2853 or go to www.samfordartstickets.com.

Samford University Musical Theatre Ensemble will present "A…My Name Will Always be Alice," Feb. 5-8 in Bolding Studio.

The critically acclaimed, hit musical revue---conceived by Joan Micklin Silver and Julianne Boyd---explores the lives of contemporary women as they face the challenges of life and love. The music ranges from gospel and country/western to rock and glorious pop ballads.

Emily Hoppe, a Samford senior theatre major from Huntsville, is director. Samford music professor Dr. Randall Richardson is music director.

The all-female cast includes Adrienne Brown, Justine Davis, Kathryn Francisco, Casi Harris, Lydia Myers, Katy Ostrowski, Chelsea Reynolds, Hannah Seymour, Erica Smith, Alexandra Tate, Jenny Wiggins and Lisa Jane Wright. Cathy Thompson is keyboard accompanist.

Performances are at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 5-7 and at 2;30 p.m. on Feb. 8.

Admission is $12 adult, $9 senior adult (55-plus) and $6 student/child. In honor of the season of romance, the directors have fashioned a Valentine's Special: any male who attends accompanied by a female will be admitted free of charge. For tickets, call the Samford Box Office at (205) 726-2853 or go to www.samfordartstickets.com.

 
Samford is a leading Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts with an array of nationally recognized graduate and professional schools. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. The Wall Street Journal ranks Samford 1st nationally for student engagement and U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 66th in the nation for best undergraduate teaching and 104th nationally for best value. Samford enrolls 5,683 students from 47 states and 19 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 athletic teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference, and ranks 3rd nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.