The Betty Ling Tsang Fine Arts Series at Morningside College will present a fully-staged production of the musical “Quilters” at 7 p.m. Feb. 16-18 and Feb. 25 and at 2 p.m. Feb. 19 and Feb. 26 in Klinger-Neal Theatre.
The Betty Ling Tsang Fine Arts Series at Morningside College will present a fully-staged production of the musical “Quilters” at 7 p.m. Feb. 16-18 and Feb. 25 and at 2 p.m. Feb. 19 and Feb. 26 in Klinger-Neal Theatre, 3700 Peters Ave.
The show is free and open to the public, but seating is limited. Reservations are available by calling 712-274-5702, and tickets will be held at the door.
Written by Molly Newman and Barbara Damashek, “Quilters” tells the story of a pioneer woman and her six daughters living on the frontier. Intermingled with music, dance, drama and action, “Quilters” creates a patchwork of entertainment for all ages.
Taylor Clemens, assistant professor of theatre, will direct the production. Assisting with the production are Deanna Mumgaard, music director; Stephen Lundberg, voice coach; Betty Skewis-Arnett, costumer; and Casey Clemens, props mistress. The producer is Randy Peters, artistic director of the Betty Ling Tsang Fine Arts Series. Professional musicians will accompany the production.
Morningside College graduate Sarah Holman of Sioux City will play the mother. The daughters will be played by Morningside students Amy Carothers of Fort Myers, Fla.; Joey Volquartsen of Stanton, Iowa; Katelyn Stewart of Crofton, Neb.; Amber Van Regenmorter of Sioux Center, Iowa; Allison Linafelter of Sioux City; and Korynne McWilliams of Topeka, Kan.
Student crew members include Brock Bourek of Columbus, Neb., as stage manager, and Morgan Polenske of Randolph, Neb., as set designer.
This performance is made possible, in part, by the Siouxland Community Foundation and the Siouxland Samplers Guild.
Raffle tickets will be sold by the Siouxland Samplers Guild for a handmade quilt to raise money for the organization. Tickets will be available in the lobby before the show and at intermission.