Theatre, Music, and a Ghost Called Mortimer
Past and present come together as Austin College theatre alumni and current students join forces to present the musical revue Ghost Light: A Celebration of Austin College Theatre, Music, and a Ghost Called Mortimer on Friday and Saturday, April 15 and 16, at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, April 16, at 2:00 p.m.
Tickets are $10 each and may be purchased April 5 through April 14 in Ida Green Communication Center, Room 103, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tickets also may be purchased by calling 903.813.2281. Credit card sales require a $20 minimum purchase. Tickets are free to members of the Austin College community with a valid campus ID.
The original script, written by Kim Powers ’79 and directed by Casey McClellan ’79, takes the audience through four decades of iconic music, plays, and performances at Austin College, while relating the history and antics of the local theatre ghost, Mortimer. Members of the cast represent Austin College performances since the opening of Ida Green Communication Center in 1972.
The production includes numbers from South Pacific, Pippin, Sunday in the Park With George, Working, The Fantasticks, Company, Chess, Fiddler On The Roof, Merrily We Roll Along, I Do! I Do!, The Boyfriend, and others.
A large cast of alumni and current students bring the songs and script to life.