March 28, 2005

Smart Love: A musical tribute

Sacramento State’s Alumni Theatre Project will present Smart Love: A Musical Tribute to Bob Smart, honoring the late Sacramento State professor. The musical is part of April’s Alumni Month, celebrating current and future alumni with a variety of on and off campus events. The musical opens at 8 p.m. April 22 at the University Theatre in Shasta Hall at Sacramento State University. Performances will continue at 8 p.m. on April 23, 29 and 30 and at 2 p.m. on Sunday April 24.

Photo of: Members of the Sacramento State Alumni Theatre Project who are the cast of Smart Love: A Musical Tribute to Bob Smart.
Members of the Sacramento State Alumni Theatre Project who are the cast of Smart Love: A Musical Tribute to Bob Smart.

The original musical revue will feature a talented group of alumni performing several numbers from such blockbuster musicals as: Chicago, A Chorus Line, Guys and Dolls, Jekyll and Hyde, Les Miserables, Rent, Pajama Game, and Chess.

The musical is a fundraiser for the Robert Smart Memorial Lenaea Scholarship. Bob Smart was a beloved and influential theater professor during his 35 years of teaching at Sacramento State. Smart directed more than 40 productions during his tenure and spent a decade directing Sacramento State’s Lenaea Festival, one of the largest high school festivals in the nation.

Tickets are $20 general, $18 seniors and Alumni Association members, and $5 students. Tickets are available at the CSUS Ticket Office at (916) 278-4323. Media assistance is available by contacting the University’s public affairs office at (916) 278-6156. High-resolution images associated with this event are available for download at www.csus.edu/news/imagedownload.

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