Henderson Theatre sets September performances

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Henderson State University Theatre will present three performances of Welcome to the Moon and Other Plays Sept. 24, 25, and 26. Performances begin at 7:30 p.m. outdoors at the entrance to Arkansas Hall.

From the mind of Pulitzer prize-winning playwright John Patrick Shanley comes a collection of six short plays with a perfect blend of humor and sincerity. The audience will experience love and fear, joy and pain, and a good old-fashion western gunfight. 

Red Coat is directed by Hannah Mims of Fouke. The cast includes Lucy Speer of Little Rock and Joshua Wiseman of Fordyce.

Down and Out is directed by Adrian Hinojosa of Hot Springs. The cast includes Matthew Glover of Benton, Suzy Hill of Little Rock, Addison Smith of Texarkana, and Jessie Townzen of Mena.

Let Us Go Out into the Starry Night is directed by Baleigh Almond of Hot Springs. The cast includes Sophie Burke of DeQueen, Camden Dalie Keech of Conway, Sarah Miller of Magnet Cove, Elaine Willey of Hot Springs, and Savannah Price of Bryant.

Out West is directed by Claudia Beach. The cast includes Natalie Gray of Hot Springs, Matthew Glover of Benton, Adrian Hinojosa of Hot Springs, Jessica Smith of Cabot, and Garrett Talley of Nashville.

A Lonely Impulse of Delight is directed by Doug Gilpin. The cast includes Camden Dalie Keech of Conway, Ethan Schmidt of St. Louis, MO, and Emily Williams of Hot Springs.

Welcome to the Moon is directed by William Henshaw. The cast includes Zandora Chinwah of Hot Springs, Adrian Hinojosa of Hot Springs, Ethan Schmidt of St. Louis, MO, Jesse Townzen of Mena, and Joshua Wiseman of Fordyce.

The stage manager is Elizabeth Reaves of Cabot, assisted by Marie Simmons of Little Rock and Emily Williams of Hot Springs.

Welcome to the Moon and Other Plays is open to the public free of charge. Seating is first come, first serve. Appropriate social distancing and masking protocols will be observed.