Sarah J. Wiggin

(Poster design courtesy Springfield Contemporary Theatre)

Springfield Contemporary Theatre will present the Springfield-area premiere of David Lindsay-Abaire's "Good People" opening this weekend and running through Sept. 24 at SCT Center Stage in Wilhoit Plaza, corner of Robberson and Pershing downtown.  It's a co-production with Resident Artist Ensemble, directed by Melanie Dreyer-Lude.

(Poster design courtesy Missouri State University Theatre and Dance)

The Missouri State University Theatre and Dance Department presents Tony Kushner's controversial-- and critically acclaimed--Angels in America, Part 1: The Millennium Approaches, directed by Sarah Wiggin, in Craig Hall Coger Theatre for tonight and Saturday Nov.11-12 at 7:30pm and Sunday Nov.13 at 2:30pm.  It's 1985, and both the "Reagan revolution" and the AIDS epidemic are well underway. In New York City, the relationships of two couples are unraveling. Prior discovers that he has AIDS.

(Poster design courtesy Missouri State University Theatre and Dance)

Missouri State University Theatre and Dance will present Shakespeare's whimsical comedy A Midsummer Night's Dream Nov.12-14 in Craig Hall Coger Theater.  Associate Professor Sarah J. Wiggin directs the production, which celebrates the chaotic, confusing, irrational, but ultimately magical and irresistible, nature of romantic love. She calls it "a story of lovers fleeing a situation of required marriage, and going into the woods.  And as is pretty standard for a lot of fairy tales (and other stories), the woods are a place of magic and chaos...