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The third of Springfield Contemporary Theatre's "Missouri Solo Play Festival" offerings debuts Friday January 15 at SCT Center Stage in downtown Springfield: Saving Rose O'Neill, written and performed by Marcia Haseltine and directed by Dr. Robert Bradley.

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Springfield Contemporary Theatre's new "Missouri Solo Play Festival" was launched last week with Ned Wilkinson's Firing My Bass Teacher, which concludes its run this weekend at SCT Center Stage in downtown Springfield.  Opening tonight (Friday January 8) will be the second of three plays in the festival, Everybody Dies, receiving its Midwest premiere. 

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Springfield Contemporary Theatre launches their "Missouri Solo Play" Festival on New Year's Day, January 1st, with three one-person plays running in repertory through January 24. Kicking off the series will be longtime Springfieldian (now living in Orlando, Florida), Ned "The Band" Wilkinson, with the world premiere of a show he's written about himself called Firing My Bass Teacher, directed by Rick Dines.  

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Remember disco balls? Leg warmers as a fashion statement? The music of ELO? All that and more will be revived as Springfield Contemporary Theatre produces Douglas Carter Beane's humorous theatrical take on the 1980 film Xanadu November 20-December 13 at SCT Center Stage in Wilhoit Plaza. 

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Springfield Contemporary Theatre presents the riotous send-up of Shakespeare's Danish prince, Hamlet Vs. Zombies: Something is Rotting in the State of Denmark, Oct. 16-Nov.1st at SCT Center Stage, corner of Pershing and Robberson downtown.  Written by Jeff Jenkins and Bryant Turnage and directed by David Rice, this is a co-production with Jeffrey Markus Productions.  Claudius, brother to the King, has developed a plan to usurp the throne of Denmark and finally deal with their pesky Norwegian neighbors: kill the King, seize the crown...and then bring him and his soldiers back as zombies.

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