Cameron University’s Department of Art, Music, and Theatre Arts will conclude its 2020-21 theatre season, celebrating “Festival XI: Connections: Information Transfer Between People,” with “The Theory of Relativity.” The musical comedy will be presented in the University Theatre from April 15-18th. The curtain goes up on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and on Sunday at 2 p.m.
Tickets are $18 for adults and $12 for senior citizens, military, Cameron faculty and staff, and non-Cameron students. CU students receive one free admission with their CU I.D. As seating is limited, patrons are advised to reserve tickets by calling the box office at 580-581-2478. Social distancing will be observed, and facial coverings are required.
“The Theory of Relativity” introduces a compelling array of characters experiencing the joys and heartbreaks, the liaisons and losses, the inevitability and the wonder of human connection. Whether you're allergic to cats, in love for the first or 10th time, a child of divorce, a germaphobe, or simply a unique individual, you’re sure to find yourself in this fresh new musical. Some scenes may be objectionable to some audience members.
Members of the ensemble cast from Lawton, are Araia Heathcott, Darold Kowalke, Heather Martin, Kristoffer Pendergraft, Ciara Renée, Stephanie Sabol, Dakota Weeks, and Regan Williams. They are joined by Shalyn Bowles of Geronimo.
Other Cameron University students working on the production include Sidni Blalock, Duncan, costume and make-up designer; Carmen Head, Alavarado, Texas, stage manager; Cole Nowlin, Anadarko, assistant stage manager; Dakota Barbee, Walters, assistant technical director and house manager; Francis Waweru, Nairobi, Kenya, light board operator; Jade Ellis, Comanche, running crew; and Aubrey Waxler, Del City, properties designer. From Lawton, Nina Pebeahsy, light board operator; Maliah Davis, running crew; Micah Harris and Abbey Rinestine, follow spot operators.
Faculty working on the show include Associate Professor Eric Abbott, costume and makeup supervisor; Assistant Professor Ben Williams, scenic designer; and Professor Scott Richard Klein, director. They are joined by staff member Joey Roberts, sound board operator.