(November 2007)

Contact: Marjorie Lyons Playhouse, 318-869-5242

Marjorie Lyons Playhouse Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Shreveport, LA - Come celebrate fifty years of the Marjorie Lyons Playhouse at Centenary College! On Dec. 1 and 2, MLP will commemorate the productions and people who have made theatre at Centenary College an important part of the arts in Shreveport-Bossier. The show will feature musical numbers and scenes from productions over the past fifty years performed by alumni, community members, and current students.

The emcee for the evening will be Kip Holloway, John Matthews is the musical director, and Joy Ratcliffe is the accompanist. The production includes special performances by Orlin Corey, Joe Graber, and Seva May. Also, Paul Cambeilh and Jody Kirk Elliot who perform a revival of "The King and I," MLP's ribbon-cutting production from 1957.

Performances are Saturday, December 1, at 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, December 2, at 2:30 p.m. Admission is free, but seats must be reserved in advance; for tickets, call the Box Office at 318-869-5242 starting November 28.