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.