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“Light Up the Sky” Debuts Nov. 13 at Stevenson University

November 11, 2014 9:30 AM
Seen here in full costume, the 10-person "Light Up the Sky" cast will perform their show on eight occasions this month.

Stevenson University’s Theatre and Media Performance program presents Light Up the Sky, a 1940s comedy written by Moss Hart and directed by Linda Chambers, Adjunct Instructor of Theatre. Performances will take place at 7 p.m. Nov.13-15 and Nov. 19-22, as well as at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 16 at Stevenson’s Inscape Theatre, located on the University’s Greenspring campus, 1525 Greenspring Valley Road, Stevenson, MD 21153.

Tickets are $10 for general admission, $6 for seniors, and $5 for students. To purchase tickets, please call the Stevenson University Box Office at 443-334-2618. 

Essentially a play about putting on a play, Light Up the Sky revolves around a group of New York theatre folk who attend the opening of their new play in Boston and features multiple hilarious plot twists.

The cast is comprised of Stevenson students John Holliman, Rachel Keenan, Nora Long, Ebi Short, KJ Renfroe, Aaleiah Poindexter, Naomi LaRonde-King, and Malachi Broadus, as well as Stevenson alumnus Ben Tschirgi and Towson alumnus Sean Kelly. 

Light Up the Sky is a comedy, with quirky, funny characters. But, as amusing as they are, the characters are real, and that's what makes the play great,” Chambers said. “We have a terrific ensemble of 10 actors who have been working hard for weeks.”

For more information about Stevenson’s arts and cultural events, visit facebook.com/SUArtEffects or contact Matt Laumann, Manager of Cultural Programs. Email mlaumann@stevenson.edu or call 443-352-4491 to request a copy of Art Effects, the biannual guide to arts and culture at Stevenson.

Stevenson University, known for its distinctive career focus, is the third-largest independent undergraduate university in Maryland with more than 4,400 students pursuing bachelor’s, master’s, and adult bachelor’s programs at locations in Stevenson and Owings Mills. 

 
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