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Shenandoah Shakespeare Express Sets Eight Performances
in Centenary's Marjorie Lyons Playhouse Feb. 25 - March 2

Contact: Lynn Stewart, Centenary News Service
318/869-5120 or 869-5709

SHREVEPORT, LA -- The Shenandoah Shakespeare Express, a 12-member professional touring company, will present eight public performances at Centenary College during the group's visit Feb. 25-March 2.

It will mark the sixth visit to the Centenary campus for the SSE, which has developed a national reputation for simple, fresh, accessible theater. Shreveport's own Heather Peak, a 1995 Centenary graduate who appeared in local productions, including Dancing at Lughnasa, Hamlet, I Hate Hamlet and Lips Together, Teeth Apart, returns in her second year as a member of SSE.

This year's plays are Henry IV, part I, with performances at 7 p.m. on Feb. 26 and March 1; Love's Labor's Lost, with performances at 7 p.m. on Feb. 27 and 2 p.m. on March 2; and A Midsummer Night's Dream, with performances at 7 p.m. on Feb. 25 and 28 and March 2, and at 2 p.m. on March 1. All performances will be at the Marjorie Lyons Playhouse on the Centenary campus.

Ticket prices are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors (65 and older), $7.50 for students, and $5 for children 12 and under. Discounts for educational groups are available.

Tickets may be reserved by calling the Centenary English Department at 318-869-5254 between 8 a.m. and noon and 1 and 5 p.m. Feb. 17-21 and 24-28.

Tickets will also be on sale at the Marjorie Lyons Playhouse before each performance.

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