FSC theater troupe
"The Threepenny Opera"
LAKELAND, Fla. (Jan. 30,
2004) - Florida Southern's theater department performs "The Threepenny
Opera" in the Loca Lee Buckner Theater on campus. Performances begin
at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 19-21 and Feb. 26-28; matinees start at 2:30 p.m.
Feb. 22 and 29. James F. Beck, theatre arts department chair, directs
The darkly comic masterpiece by Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill was
first performed in Berlin in 1928. The play focuses on Macheath
(Mack the Knife), a notorious London bandit and womanizer whose
marriage to the boss's daughter brings a radical change to his way
of life. The musical score includes "Ballad of Mack the Knife,"
"Pirate Jenny," and "Solomon Song."
Tickets are $15. FSC students are admitted free. Non-FSC students
pay half price. For ticket information, please contact the Branscomb
Auditorium box office at (863) 680-4296.
About Florida Southern College
Florida Southern is a four-year, private, co-educational liberal
arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. The college
offers more than 40 undergraduate majors and a master of business
administration degree accredited by the Commission on Colleges of
the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Located in Lakeland,
Fla., the college is home to the largest, single-site collection
of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture in the world.