The comedy “Bright Ideas” asks the question: “How far would you go for your child?” “
SAN ANGELO, TX – The Angelo State University College Theater will present the comedy “Bright Ideas” for its fall theatrical production, starting Thursday, December 2, in the ASU Modular Theater inside the Carr Education building. Fine Arts (EFA), 2602 Dena Drive.
The performances will take place from December 2 to 4 at 8:00 p.m., with the doors opening for the dinner service at 6:45 p.m. There will also be a morning of Sunday, December 5 at 2:00 p.m., with the doors opening for dinner service at 12:45 p.m.
Tickets cost $ 20 for the general public, $ 15 for Arts at ASU subscribers and non-ASU students, and $ 12.50 for ASU students and ASU activity card holders. Tickets go on sale Tuesday for Arts and ASU subscribers, and Thursday for everyone else. Tickets can be purchased online at angelostatetickets.com or through the ASU ticket office in the Carr EFA building.
According to an ASU press release, the play asks the question “How far would you go for your child?” “
“For Genevra and Joshua Bradley, the question is no longer hypothetical. Their 3-year-old son Mac is next on the waiting list to enter the Bright Ideas Early Childhood Development Academy – and everyone knows that once a child is accepted, their life will unfold with glorious ease. Josh and Gen had to scramble their entire lives to get this far, and now they are at a fateful dinner away from ultimate success as parents: good preschool. You might never look at preschool – or pesto – the same way again. “
Under the direction of drama teacher Lisa Fischel, ASU’s student cast includes Emma Cullen, Dijon Milaness, Angie Calfa, Mitchell Martinez, Genesis Garza and Ruby Brown.
The student production team and crew include Alondra Castro, set designer; Liz Netherton, lighting designer; Gabriel Martin, assistant lighting designer / light panel operator; Kat Fields, costume assistant; Charlotte Branch, sound designer; Lizzy Bachran, accessory designer; Rachel Hill, Assistant Accessory Designer; Gabrielle Turner, director; Scott Cantrell and Reilly Czubinski, assistant managers; Darcy Saucedo, scenic painter; Katie Coldiron, Wardrobe Supervisor; and Stefani Garcia, master electrician.
For reservations and / or ticket information through the ASU box office, call 325-942-2000. The box office is open from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays, but will be closed November 23 to 25 for the Thanksgiving holiday.
All those attending the Dinner Show will need to complete the ASU Visitor Welfare Screening and be ready to show their Wellness Screening badge before entering the Carr EFA building. Face masks / coverings are encouraged, but are not required.