Marygrove is Pleased to Present “Mixed,” a Play by Jennifer George

Mixed PlayOn February 28 at 8 p.m., Marygrove College will debut “Mixed,” a play by Jennifer George (an adjunct at the college) on being racially mixed in today’s society.

“Mixed” is a play that confronts issues of Diversity, Inclusion, Identity and Anti-Racism, from the unique perspective of bi-racial and multi-ethnic characters.

There is also a historical plot line woven in to the play that tells the story of three generations of African-American women in the post-Civil War South. It is entertaining, educational, thought provoking, and original. Suitable for audiences 14 and up. There is also a talk-back with actors & the author/director after the show.

TICKET INFORMATION: The box office will be open 45 minutes prior to the show on 2/28 for people to purchase their tickets with cash or check only. Ticket buyers may hold the number of tickets they want by calling 313 927-1522, or emailing LLove@Marygrove.edu.

Tickets are $10 and $5 for students and senior citizens.

Dinner and Theatre Event Featuring Jane Martin’s “Somebody/Nobody”

dinner and theatreDinner and Theatre
Somebody/Nobody
By Jane Martin – Directed by Arthur Beer
Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, Marygrove College Theatre
Dinner: 6 p.m.
Play: 8 p.m.

Jane Martin’s “Somebody/Nobody” weaves the tale of Loli, a homespun nobody runaway and award-winning actress Sheena Keener. Sheena is seeking to leave the fame and fanfare of B-movie stardom behind, while Loli would like nothing more than to trade places with her. The action that ensues is a hilarious look at the cult of celebrity in the modern world.

Somebody/Nobody is a production by the University of Detroit Mercy Theatre Company. The cost is $40 per person for a wonderful dinner with wine and a theatre ticket. Dinner will be in Madame Cadillac Hall, followed by the play in the Marygrove Theatre. Parking is free.

To make reservations, send a check (payable to Marygrove College) no later than Friday, Feb. 7, 2014 to Marygrove College, attn: Tiffany Alexander, Interim Alumni Director, 8425 West McNichols, Detroit, MI 48221.

For questions about this event, please contact Sheila Keefe ’56 at (586) 268-0481 or sheilakeef@aol.com.

The Empire Builders in the Marygrove College Theatre: Nov. 16-18, 2012

THE EMPIRE BUILDERS by Boris Vian

French novelist, composer, poet and playwright Boris Vian invites us to observe a world where the DuPont family allows fear of the unknown to overtake their human experience. In a progression of mounting terror and the blackest of comedy, the family releases their frustration in a frightening yet hysterical fashion. Directed by David L. Regal. Continue reading

“None of the Above – a Play” opens Friday, Oct. 5 at Marygrove Theatre

Friday, October 05, 2012, 08:00pm

In which situation does affluent, high school senior Jamie, who bombed her first attempt at the SAT as a result of academic apathy become enlightened by a unsympathetic tutor named Clark resulting in an unusual pact between two unlikely partners in crime?

 

O A snappy new comedy.

O A Faustian bargain.

O Direction by Arthur J. Beer.

O A play by Jenny Lyn Bader.

O None of the Above

None of the Above will run October 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 14 at the Marygrove Theatre.

Location: Marygrove College Theatre
Contact: UDM Theatre (313) 993-3270 or email: udmercy.edu