Wednesday, March 27, 2019
4 p.m.
L. Irene Compadre, PLALecture Synopsis: Professional practice and entrepreneurship can be like a daunting, unachievable future. Using a series of mind maps created in early 2018, L. Irene Compadra will take the audience through the journey that lead her to founding Arbolope Studio; an award-winning landscape architecture, urban design and public art practice based in St. Louis.
7:30 p.m.
Erin is a bassoon student of Keith Sweger, professor of music performance (bassoon). Performing with pianist Patricia Sweger, program to include works by Carl Maria von Weber, Paul Hindemith, and Julius Weissenborn. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
GypsyThe ultimate tale of an ambitious stage mother fighting for her daughters’ success while secretly yearning for her own, Gypsy is one of the quintessential musicals of the 20th century. Set in 1920s America when vaudeville was dying and burlesque was born, this landmark show features Assistant Professor of Musical Theatre Johnna Tavianini in the iconic role of Mama Rose. Gypsy is a fitting finale to the illustrious career of George and Frances Ball Distinguished Professor of Theatre Beth Turcotte who will retire in May of 2019.