Theatre presents "The Old Man and The Old Moon"

ASU-Beebe theatre students and crew prepare for the musical “The Old Man and The Old Moon” on November 4-6 in the Owen Center Theatre on the Beebe campus. Pictured from left, front row: Gage Altes, Benjamin Byrd, Reid Dunivan and Emma Carpenter; back row: Alyssa Perry, Ryan Gibbons and Alex Orvis.

The Theater Department at Arkansas State University–Beebe will present the musical “The Old Man and The Old Moon” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 4; at 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 5; and at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 6.

“The Old Man and The Old Moon” tells the epic tale of an old man who refills the moon each night with liquid light. When his wife unexpectedly leaves home, The Old Man abandons his post and plunges the world into darkness. His eventful journey across land, air, and sea to find her, reminds them – and us – of the unwavering power of love.

“The Old Man and The Old Moon” is an award-winning original play by PigPen Theatre Co, delighting audiences in New York, Chicago and Boston.

Ryan Gibbons is director of the production; technical director is Hope Hargrove; technical coordinator is Jason McCoy; and musical directors are Christy Fudge and Frank Pitts. Heber Springs grad Benjamin Byrd is in the production.

Admission is free and open to the public. However, tickets are required to ensure social distancing is maintained in the theatre during the performance. To reserve seating, go to www.asublife.ticketleap.com/oldmanandtheoldmoon.

Doors will open 30 minutes before each showtime at the ASU-Beebe Owen Center Theater, located on the Beebe campus at 1102 W. College Street.

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