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Coastal Carolina University hosts American College Theater Festival Six South Carolina universities to compete; plays open to the public

November 4, 2002

Coastal Carolina University will host the state-level competition of the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival Nov. 14 to 17. Productions from six South Carolina universities will be presented as part of the competition. The winning productions will advance toward national competition at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. All plays presented during the festival are free and open to the public.

The festival is part of a national theater program involving 18,000 students from more than 600 colleges and universities nationwide. The competition encourages excellence in college theater and provides theater departments with a forum to showcase their work and receive outside assessment by highly qualified judges.

The following plays will be presented in Coastal's Wheelwright Auditorium as part of the festival competition.

Thursday, Nov. 14:
11 a.m. "The Survivor: A Cambodian Odyssey," presented by Presbyterian College

8 p.m. "The Yellow Boat," presented by Winthrop University

Friday, Nov. 15
11 a.m. "Wax Work," presented by the University of South Carolina, Aiken

8:30 p.m. "A Funny Thing Happened On the Way to the Forum," presented by Coastal Carolina University

Saturday, Nov. 16
1:30 p.m. "Five Women Wearing the Same Dress," presented by Converse College

Sunday, Nov. 17
11 a.m. "Lone Star," presented by the College of Charleston

For more information contact the Wheelwright Box Office at 349-2502.