Marjorie Lyons Playhouse

Airs Wednesday, March 29, 2017, at 11 a.m. Bill Beckett, director Twyla Robinson, along with Sierra Worman and Aiden Poling, who will appear in Centenary Colleges upcoming production of the musical comedy “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” by William Finn. This production opens Thursday, May 30 at 7:30 pm at the Marjorie Lyons Playhouse, with performance Friday and Saturday at 7:30 and Sunday afternoon at 2 pm. For complete detail visit online www.centenary.edu/playhouse or call 318-869-5242.

Kate Hughes / Marjorie Lyons Playhouse

Airs Wednesday, February 1, 2017, at 11 noon. Bill Beckett spoke with John LaCosta who directs this production, along with Caroline Dopson  who plays Sydney, and Christian Roberson who plays Lance in this show. They joined Bill in the Noel Foundation studios to discuss their production of 'The Altruist' by Nicky Silver, which opens this Thursday night, February 2, at 7:30 p.m. at the Marjorie Lyons Playhouse.

Aired Tuesday, September 27, at 12 noon. Bill Beckett spoke with director Logan Sledge along with Aiden Polling and Tessa Anderson who will be featured in a new production of The Rise and Rise of Daniel Rocket, a play by Peter Parnell, which opens this Thursday night, September 29, at 7:30 p.m. There are also performances this Friday and Saturday, at 7:30 p.m., and this Sunday at 2 p.m.

Airs Wednesday, August 10, at 12 noon. Bill Beckett spoke with Nathan Wasson along with Anna Maria Sparke & Heather Hooper about August: Osage County, a Pulitzer Prize winning play by Tracy Letts, which will be presented by the Friends of the Marjorie Lyons Playhouse this Friday night at 7 p.m. in the Marjorie Lyons Playhouse, with additional shows throughout this weekend and next Thursday through Sunday, August 18 - 21.

Aired Wednesday, April 13, at 12 noon. Bill Beckett spoke with director Twyla Robinson along with Mary Ellen Kidd who takes the lead role of Susannah and Aiden Poling who appear in the role of “Little Bat,” when the Marjorie Lyons Playhouse and Hurley School of Music collaborate to bring “Susannah” to the stage at Centenary on Thursday, April 14th at 7:30 p.m., and there will be a 2:00 p.m. matinee on Saturday, April 16.

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