For release: February 20, 2008
For press information, contact Alice Berry
The University of Memphis' Department of Theatre and Dance and Rudi E. Scheidt School
of Music are presenting the Tony Award-winning musical The Mystery of Edwin Drood Feb. 21-23 and Feb. 28-March 1. The production is based on Charles Dickens' last
novel, which was never completed. The audience decides “whodunit," making each performance
All performances begin at 8 p.m. on the Main Stage Theatre in the Theatre and Communication
Building, 3745 Central. General admission is $15, but $10 for senior citizens and
U of M faculty and staff with valid I.D. Admission is free for U of M students with
For ticket information, call 678-2576.
On March 1 at 5:30 p.m. the Department of Theatre and Dance and the Marcus W. Orr
Center for the Humanities will host a discussion and reception in the lobby of the
Communication and Fine Arts Building at 3750 Norriswood Ave. Carey Mickalites, an
assistant professor of English at the U of M, will lead a discussion of British literature
in the late 1800s, including the works of Charles Dickens.