News and Notes

A Newsletter for Faculty and Staff of Idaho State University

January 18, 2010 — Vol. 26 No. 3

Theatre ISU celebrates anniversary

Our Town
Arsenic and Old Lace
Blithe Spirit

Theatre ISU will be celebrating its 80th anniversary during the 2010-11 academic school year and is inviting the public and its patrons to help pick its first show of that season.

"Weíd like the public to choose, from a narrowed list of five productions, our first show of the year for 2010," said Erin Joy, Theatre ISU Box Office manager. "Each of these five were debuted at ISU in the 30s, 40s or 50s and Theatre/Dance ISU would like to remember seasons past. Theatre has a long and rich tradition at ISU and we want to keep the memories alive by remembering 80 years of Theatre ISU and we need some help."

The five shows being considered are "You Can't Take it With You," "Arsenic and Old Lace," "Blithe Spirit," "The Crucible" and "Our Town." A description of each play is listed below.

Participants can vote for their favorite show by casting a vote at the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center Box Office, Idaho State Journal, Rendezvous information desk, Student Union Building and in the lobby of Frazier Hall.

Votes can also be cast by going online and filing out a Survey Monkey one-question survey at: www.surveymonkey.com/s.aspx?sm=P2ButVYRgVOM5X1CjRybHg_3d_3d.

The contest will be held through the end of February 2010.

The five plays being considered are: