She Kills Monsters & [title of show]
University of Memphis, Theatre Building - Studio Theatre, 3745 Central Ave.
She Kills Monsters: October 21st & 24th
[title of show]: October 22nd & 23rd
7:30 p.m. Saturday through Tuesday
$20 for adults, $15 for senior citizens and non U of M students,
$5 for high school students; U of M students receive a complimentary ticket.
BOX OFFICE: 901-678-2576
University of Memphis presents a Dungeons & Dragons play and a meta-musical repertory!
The University of Memphis presents She Kills Monsters and [title of show] directed by two second-year MFA directors. She Kills Monsters, a play written by Qui Nguyen, is directed by Taylor St. John. [title of show], a musical with music & lyrics by Jeff Bowen and book by Hunter Bell, is directed by Justin Braun. She Kills Monsters runs Oct 21st and 24th (Saturday & Tuesday) @7:30pm and [title of show] runs Oct 22nd and 23rd (Sunday & Monday) @7:30pm. Both shows are presented in the Studio Theatre inside the theatre building.
[title of show] chronicles the journey of two guys writing a musical about two guys writing a musical. In this meta-comedy, best friends Jeff and Hunter start writing a musical for the New York Musical Theatre Festival, but they quickly realize that their conversations about writing the musical are what the musical should be about. With the help of their friends Heidi and Susan, these four set out on a journey that follows the life of a musical from conception to opening night on Broadway.
She Kills Monsters is comedic romp into the world of fantasy role-playing games, She Kills Monsters tells the story of Agnes Evans as she leaves her childhood home in Ohio following the death of her teenage sister, Tilly. When Agnes finds Tilly's Dungeons & Dragons notebook, how-ever, she stumbles into a journey of discovery and action-packed adventure in the imaginary world that was Tilly's refuge. In this high-octane dramatic comedy laden with homicidal fairies, nasty ogres, and 90s pop culture, acclaimed young playwright Qui Nguyen offers a heart-pounding homage to the geek and warrior within us all.