News Release


MMC Theatre Presents AN INSPECTOR CALLS in New Theatre Space

Published Date2\9\2011
Mount Marty College Theatre will unveil a new performance space with its production of AN INSPECTOR CALLS, written by J.B. Priestley, running February 23-26 on the Yankton campus. The play is being produced in The Bistro Second Stage, located in Bede Hall, Room 127, with a curtain time of 7:30 p.m.

Set in 1912 England, all seems well for the Birling family. Prosperous and influential, they are content until the mysterious Inspector Goole interrupts their daughters engagement party to question them about the mysterious death of a young woman. As the inspectors questions reveal family secrets, tensions mount, and the mystery surrounding her death is nearly resolved until one more plot twist sends the family - and the audience reeling. Director Stephen English cites, The play addresses the issues of community and our responsibility as citizens of that community . . . Community demands responsibility.

The cast of AN INSPECTOR CALLS includes Dr. James Simmons, Associate Professor of English; Dr. Vicki Geiser, Assistant Professor of Biology; Jordan Foos, Yankton, S.D.; Kjersten Panzirer, Harrisburg, S.D.; Kevin Cosman, Scotland, S.D.; Mitchell Zenk, Akron, Iowa; and Samantha Tobey, Norfolk, Neb. The play is under the direction, scenic and lighting design of English, Instructor of Theatre, costume design by Keryl Brady, Adjunct Instructor of Theatre, and sound design by Nicholas Rokahr, Yankton, S.D.

The seating in The Bistro is limited, with less than 100 seats available for each performance. To guarantee a seat, please call the Theatre Box Office, 668-1234, between Noon and 5pm, Monday through Friday, beginning February 14. Reserved seats will be held each evening until 7:15. Please note: accessibility to The Bistro includes using 14 steps. Parking is available in front of Bede Hall as well as the center lot between Bede and Roncalli.