January 16, 2002
Lost in the Stars at CSUS
The eight annual Martin Luther King,
Jr. Memorial Project "Lost in the Stars," is a musical
about race relations set in pre-apartheid South Africa in
1949 and plays at California State University, Sacramento
through Jan. 21. Thursday, Friday and Saturday shows are at
8 p.m. There is also a 2 p.m. Saturday matinee as well as
4 p.m. matinees on Sunday and Monday. All shows are free and
take place in the University Theatre in Shasta Hall.
The play is a collaborate effort between CSUS, California
Musical Theatre, Celebration Arts and the Martin Luther King,
Jr. Community Wide Celebration Committee.
Based on the novel Cry, the Beloved Country by Alan Paton
and featuring the final Broadway score composer by the late
German composure Kurt Weill - the musical is about a black
minister whose faith is tested when his son unintentionally
kills a white man.
The musical features a multicultural cast and is directed
by UC Davis professor emeritus Harry Charles Johnson. Seating
is limited and tickets are available for each performance
at the theater's box office 90 minutes prior to performance.
Call (916) 557-1999 for more information. Additional media
assistance is available at CSUS public affairs at (916) 278-6156.
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