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Campbellsville University to present ‘Antigone’ Feb. 20-23

Feb. 15, 2014
For Immediate Release

By Lucas Pennington, student news writer

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky.— Tickets are on sale for the Campbellsville University Theater Department production of the play “Antigone” by Sophocles in the Russ Mobley Theater Thursday, Feb. 20, Friday, Feb. 21 and Saturday, Feb. 22, all at 7 p.m., and Sunday, Feb. 23 at 2:30 p.m.

Ticket information and reservations can be found at or by calling (270) 789-5266.

For general admission, tickets will cost $10. For senior, ages 65 and over, tickets will cost $7. For children, ages 12 and under, tickets will cost $5. If you are coming from out of town, you qualify for the out-of-town special.

“The CU Theater Department is excited to bring you the adapted version of Sophocles’ Greek tragedy ‘Antigone.’ This play has a cast that will dazzle,” according to Starr Garrett, director of theater who is serving as artistic director of the play.

Megan Kist of Elizabethtown, Ky., will play Antigone; Creon is played by Ian Shepard of Somerset, Ky., the chorus is by Michaela Parker of Hopkinsville, Ky. Other cast members are: Haemon played by Tyler Abney of Somerset, Ky.; Eurydice played by Jordan McMurray of Greenwood, Ind.; Ismene played by Shelby Knuckles of Elkton, Ky.; Nurse played by Alia McClendon of Radcliff, Ky.; Messenger I played by Michael Jennings of Edmonton Ky.; and the three guards are played by Raleigh Abbott of Powder Springs, Ga., Tyler Litton of Hodgenville, Ky., and Zach Wilson of Campbellsville, Ky.

In addition to Garrett, production credits are by: Nathan Allen of Lexington, as technical director; and Andrew Ward/Town Hall Productions of Campbellsville, marketing; Jennifer Coffey of Louisville, stage manager; Amy Lair of Monticello, Ky., assistant stage manager; Sarah Farrell of Hamersville, Ohio, box office; Steven Jospur of Friendswood, Texas, lights; Becca Noel of Bardstown, Ky., sound; Jacqueline Beaty of Albany, Ky., costumes; and Jordan McMurray of Greenwood, Ind., props.

Members of the set crew include Jalen Walton of Compton, Calif.; Jordan McMurray of Greenwood, Ind., Jacqueline Beaty, of Albany, Ky., Becca Noel, of Bardstown, Ky., and Sarah Farrell of Hamersville, Ohio.

Campbellsville University is a widely acclaimed Kentucky-based Christian university with more than 3,600 students offering 63 undergraduate options, 17 master’s degrees, five postgraduate areas and eight pre-professional programs. The website for complete information is