Department of Theatre

Department of Theatre

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sudsSuds! The Rockin' 60's Musical Soap Opera

Book, music & lyrics by Steve Gundersen, Bryan Scott, and Melinda Guild

Loaded with good clean fun, bubbling energy and some of the '60's greatest pop hits, Suds is the delightful story of a young woman and her  guardian angels who come to teach her about finding true love in, of all places, a laundromat.  Including over 50 favorite songs of the '60's like, "Where the Boys Are," "These Boots Are Made For Walkin'," "Respect," "I Feel Good," and "Do You Want to Know a Secret."

Performance Times

May 22-24, May 29-31, June 5-7, June 19 & June 26 at 7:30 p.m.

June 15 at 2:00 p.m.

Riverside Theatre Complex
6 West 10th Street
Columbus, GA 31901

Adult tickets are $20. Seniors, active duty military are $15. Kids (age 12 and under) are $12.

 

 

 

doraDora the Explorer Live: Dora's Pirate Adventure!

by Chris Gifford

Everyone's favorite explorer is embarking on a new live musical adventure around Australia.  Set sail on Dora's Pirate Adventure with Dora the Explorer, her best buddy Boots the monkey, and the rest of their friends!  They'll need the
help of their young fans to get past the Dancing Mountain, the Silly Singing Bridge and more, to catch up to the Pirate Piggies; and remember to watch out for Swiper the fox!

Performances Times

June 12-14, June 17-21 & June 24-28 at 10:00 a.m.

June 29 at 2:00 p.m

Riverside Theatre Complex
6 West 10th Street
Columbus, GA 31901

Adult tickets are $10. Seniors, active duty military are $8. Kids (age 12 and under) are $5.

 

 

 

spelling beeThe 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Music and lyrics by William Finn, Book by Rachel Sheinkin

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee follows six awkward adolescents through their daunting and hilarious spelling championship quest.  As they navigate the tournament's pressures, the eccentric competitors find a new sense of belonging.  Along the way, they learn there is more to life than winning a trophy.  This charming coming-of-age tale will have you rolling in the aisles with laughter and tapping your feet to the exciting music.  An uproarious musical adventure for the young - and the young at heart!

Performance Times

June 12-14, June 20-21, June 26 & 27 at 7:30 p.m.

June 22 at 2:00 p.m.

Riverside Theatre Complex
6 West 10th Street
Columbus, GA 31901

Adult tickets are $20. Seniors, active duty military are $15. Kids (age 12 and under) are $12.

To purchase your tickets, please call the box office at 706-507-8444.
Box office hours are Monday-Friday, 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and we open one hour prior to performance time on show days.

Department of Theatre

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The Department of Theatre at Columbus State University educates students in the collaborative art of theatre and prepares them for professional employment, careers in theatre education, and graduate study. The course of study teaches the craft and artistry of acting, directing, design, technical, and educational theatre.

The professional and energetic faculty encourages students to experiment, explore, and discover in a supportive yet challenging environment. CSU productions serve as a laboratory where students practice classroom theories, test analytical skills, and undertake cooperative endeavors while promoting the creative act of theatre.

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