2009-2010 Theatre Season - Shorter University

Scene from Still Life with Iris / two girls sitting at a table talking


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Fall Musical* – The Wedding Singer
October 1-3 & October 8-10, 2009 @ 7:30 p.m., October 4 and 11, 2009 matinee at 2:00 p.m. Callaway Theatre
Music by Matthew Sklar – Based on the New Line Cinema film written by Tim Herlihy

It is 1985 and Robbie Hart is a wannabe rock star and New Jersey’s favorite wedding singer. Stood up at the altar, he sets out to make every wedding as disastrous as his own. The Wedding Singer takes us back to a time when hair was big, greed was good, collars were up, and a wedding singer might just be the coolest guy in the room.

Friends of Theatre Cabaret Fundraiser*
Best of Broadway
November 7, 2009 – Doors open at 6:30 p.m. @ 7:00 p.m.
Georgia Northwestern Technical College Conference Center
1 Maurice Culberson Drive-Rome, GA

Fall Play* – Still Life with Iris
written by Steven Dietz
November 18-21, 2009 @ 7:30 p.m.
November 22, 2009 matinee at 2:00 p.m. in Callaway Theatre

This is a fantastical adventure of a little girl’s search for home. Iris lives on the island of Nocturno where memories are kept in their coats – not in their mind. Rulers of the island take Iris away to be their daughter and remove her PastCoat, leaving her with no memories of her past.

Spring Play* – Romeo and Juliet
February 25-27, 2010 @ 7:30 p.m.
February 28, 2010 @ 2:00 p.m.
Callaway Theatre

First performed around 1594, Romeo and Juliet is one of Shakespeare’s most popular plays. It is a tragedy about two young lovers whose untimely deaths ultimately unite their feuding families.

Spring Musical* – Godspell 
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Based on the Gospel According to St. Matthew
April 20-24, 2010 @ 7:30 p.m.
April 25, 2010 @ 2:00 p.m.
Callaway Theatre

Godspell is one of the biggest Off Broadway and Broadway successes of all time. It was groundbreaking in its unique reflection on the life of Jesus, with a message of kindness, tolerance and love. The parables of Jesus Christ come humanly to life and include well-loved songs such as Day By Day.