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Gardner-Webb University will present Seamus Heaney’s “The Burial at Thebes” March 2, 3, 5 and 6 at 7:30 p.m., and March 4 at 2:30 p.m. at the Millennium Playhouse, located in the Communication Studies Hall. The play will be directed by James W. Thomas, interim dean of the School of Performing and Visual Arts at Gardner-Webb, and the sets designed by GWU’s award-winning technical director, Chris Keene. The production will feature Gardner-Webb students and faculty, with special performances by communication studies professor Dr. Joseph Webb as the leader of the chorus, and longtime professional actor Dr. Earl Leininger, associate provost at Gardner-Webb, as Tiresias.
Antigone, Chris Keene, Dr. Earl Leininger, Dr. Joseph Webb, Gardner-Webb Theatre, James W. Thomas, Jeanie Groh, Millennium Playhouse, School of Performing and Visual Arts, Seamus Haney, Sophocles, The Burial at Thebes
Office of University Communications and Groh, Jeanie, "Ancient Play, Modern Implications" (2012). Gardner-Webb NewsCenter Archive. 1947.