KSU presents "Marcus; Or, the Secret of Sweet"
Play interweaves West African myth, bayou culture and poetry The Kennesaw State University…
Georgia (Feb 7, 2012) —
Play interweaves West African myth, bayou culture and poetry
The Kennesaw State University Department of Theatre, Performance Studies & Dance will present the regional premiere of “Marcus; Or the Secret of Sweet” Feb. 14-19 in the Black Box Theater. Directed by Karen Robinson, “Marcus” is the final play in Tarell Alvin McCraney’s “The Brother/Sister Plays” trilogy. Set in the fictional town of San Pere, Louisiana, this play interweaves West African myth, bayou culture and poetry as the title character, Marcus, struggles with the mysteries of his sexual identity.
This production contains adult themes and language and may not be suitable for all ages. Tickets are $12 for general admission and $10 for KSU students. Performance times are 8 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. For more information, visit the KSU box office.
A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its approximately 38,000 students. With 13 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status, and one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu.