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‘Milo’s Intergalactic Circus’ to be presented Oct. 30-Nov. 1

Looking for some family fun for Halloween weekend? See the WKU Children’s Theatre production of Milo’s Intergalactic Circus, written by student playwright Elliott Talkington, a senior from Owensboro.

miloA boy who can’t seem to do anything right teams up with a ragtag alien circus to save the galaxy from the evil space countess Xena.

“The author has a wacky sense of humor,” said director Kirsten Kellersberger, a senior from Salvisa. “It’s a very funny play – plus it has a great message for everyone who felt like they didn’t fit in somewhere.”

Milo’s Intergalactic Circus will be presented at 4 p.m. Friday (Oct. 30) and 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday (Oct. 31-Nov. 1) at the Gordon Wilson Hall Lab Theatre. The production is suitable for all ages. All tickets are $5 and are available online at wku.showare.com or by calling the WKU Fine Arts Box Office at (270) 745-3121. Box office hours are noon to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

The cast includes Camille Acosta, a junior from El Paso, Texas; Colby Clark, a freshman from Bowling Green; Samantha Conradi, a freshman from Hebron; Matthew Dant, a freshman from Louisville; Darian Doom-Devoto, a sophomore from Louisville; Baylee Morton, a freshman from Nashville, Tennessee; Mason Stevens, a sophomore from Somerset; Nick Struck, a freshman from Louisville; and Allie Thomas, a sophomore from Clinton.

Students involved on the creative team include set designers Racheal Luther, a senior from Hendersonville, Tennessee, and Tasha Troxell, a sophomore from Monticello; lighting designer Vivian Brackett, a junior from Bowling Green; costume designer Courtlyn Sells, a junior from Powder Springs, Georgia; and sound designer Brittany Copeland, a sophomore from Louisville.

The 2015 Children’s Theatre season concludes Dec. 4-6 with The Emperor’s New Clothes Dec. 4-6.

More information about the WKU Department of Theatre and Dance can be found at www.wku.edu/theatre-and-dance or by calling the department at (270) 745-5845. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter @WKUTheatreDance.

Contact: Julie Pride, (270) 779-2560

 

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