Missouri State Journal

Underneath the big top, stars rise. It’s Tent Theatre time.

Sarah Wiggin, artistic director for Tent Theatre and associate professor at Missouri State University, shares about what to expect in the 56th season.

  • “Cry Baby” will run June 13-23
  • “Peter and the Star Catcher” will run June 28-July 6
  • “The Drowsy Chaperone” will run July 11-21

This summer, she hopes to please the loyal fans of Tent Theatre as well attract some new show goers with some innovative storytelling techniques and lively shows.

Changing the world comes in many forms: Improving education; advocating for equal rights and policy change; improving living or working conditions; allocating resources to the underserved; providing leadership in a time of chaos – the possibilities are endless. 

Mary Ann Wood, director of public affairs support at Missouri State, and Stephanie Smith, senior director of donor relations and special events prepare us for the Missouri Public Affairs Hall of Fame.

The honorees are:

The College of Arts and Letters at Missouri State University partners with the Springfield community, region and state to bring arts education to young and old - through performances, exhibitions, workshops and courses. They do this because they believe the arts enrich our lives and expand our understanding of the world.

The Children’s Bureau’s most recent child abuse statistics reveal that 7.2 million children were reported as abused in 2015. This number had unfortunately grown from the previous report by more than half a million children.

This March, we celebrate Women’s HERstory Month.

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