Prince Orlovsky's Ball
April 13-14 • 7:30 pm
Written and Directed by Cindy Sadler
Presented by Hurley School and Music and Marjorie Lyons Playhouse
Prince Orlovsky’s Ball, written and directed by Hurley artist-in-residence Cindy Sadler with music direction by Kristin Roach, is an original concept based on Act II of Johann Strauss’s operetta Die Fledermaus. The production is set in the late 1800s at the extravagant and exotic Viennese villa of the eccentric Russian Prince Orlovsky, whose philosophy is “to each his own” and “anything goes.” His guests – an array of characters from different operas – take full advantage of this permissiveness, to comic effect.
In the Next Room
by Sarah Ruhl
Directed by Marika Becz
In the Next Room is a Victorian-era drawing room comedy that probes our ageless search for intimacy, independence, and connection. This Tony-nominated play is a laugh-out-loud examination for the very meaning of happiness - a copiously literary work that also carries a lot of emotional weight as it weaves the tale of a clash between two eras; that of the Victorian and the dawning of the machine age.
by Sarah DeLappe
November 9 - 12; November 16-19
Sarah DeLappe garnered rave reviews for the New York debut of her first play, The Wolves, in 2016. Now, Centenary's Marjorie Lyons Playhouse is bringing this honest, moving, funny portrait of a girls' high school soccer team navigating adolescence to the Shreveport stage. The Wolves, directed by Centenary student Taylor Ackerman and starring a cast of Centenary students, premieres at MLP on Thursday, November 9 and runs through Sunday, November 19. Read the full press release here!
Shakespeare's Twelfth Night
September 28-30, October 1
This irresistible romantic comedy brings to life Illyria, a topsy-turvy place where nothing is what it seems. Viola loves Orsino, who thinks he loves Olivia. Olivia thinks she loves Cesario, who is really Viola, dressed as a man. Malvolio thinks he is a gentleman, but he is not. The foolish and foppish Sir Andrew thinks he is a fine match for the Lady Olivia, but he is far from it. There is disguise and impersonation at every turn, and even the language is turned upside down. Nobody really knows who they are or what they want.