Centenary University and Centenary Stage Company’s NEXTSTAGE Repertory presents “Every(wo)man” set for Nov. 3 through 7 in the Little Theater on the campus of Centenary University. Centenary Stage Company’s NEXTSTAGE Repertory is the student based performance division of Centenary University’s Theater Department highlighting the collaboration between Centenary University and the professional Centenary Stage Company.
Based upon the early sixteenth century morality play, “Everyman,” “Every(wo)man” is an exciting adaptation of the classical piece. Adapted by the cast and focusing on a woman title character the piece is directed by Assistant Professor of Theater Arts, Stephen Davis and features Centenary University Theater Department students. As a morality play, “Every(wo)man,” utilizes allegorical characters and religious themes to teach moral lessons. Although, mostly popular in Europe during the 15 and 16 centuries, Every(wo)man’s universal themes, ideas and messages are still relevant to contemporary audiences.
Ticket prices are $12.50 for adults and $10 for children under 12. Performances are set for Thurs., Nov. 3 at 7:30 p.m.; Fri., Nov. 4 at 8 p.m.; Sat., Nov. 5 at 2 p.m.; Sun., Nov. 6 at 5 p.m. and Mon., Nove. 7 at 7 p.m. All performances are located in the Little Theater at 400 Jefferson Street on the campus of Centenary University.