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    MSJ Theatre Arts Presents: Spoon River Requiem

    Friday, October 29, 2021 until Sunday, October 31, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time

    Mount St Joseph University
    5701 Delhi Rd
    Cincinnati, OH 45233
    United States

    Location - University Theatre

    Show Dates:
    Friday October, 29th
    Saturday October, 30th

    Check-In Starting at 6:30pm in the Theatre Lobby
    Doors opening at 6:40pm
    Show starting at 7:00pm

    Sunday October, 31st
    Check-In Starting at 2:30pm in the Theatre Lobby
    Doors opening at 2:40pm
    Show starting at 3:00pm

    MSJ Theatre Arts is thrilled to announce our fall theatre production, Spoon River Requiem, a haunting spirit drama with music. This original adaptation fuses Edgar Lee Masters' original poems with new arrangements of 1910s music and a mysterious narrator. This collaboration between the MSJ Department of Music and MSJ Theatre Arts provides an amazing opportunity for our talented students in the creation of new work and an unforgettable experience for the audience.

    Synopsis: A newly departed soul awakens in the after. They are met by an unusual guide called the Keeper. The Keeper introduces them to the spirits of Spoon River, and along the way they encounter a series of virtues and vices showcased by the music, poems, and text. The challenge: the soul must find their place before morning, or they will disappear. What choices can you live with forever?

    Click here to view and download the Spoon River Requiem program

    Tickets are free, but registrations must be completed 24 hours in advance. Please send any questions to

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    Donations will be split between all initiatives unless indicated otherwise
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    Music To Your Ears (Word Document)
    Raise You Up (Word Document)
    MSJ Theatre Arts (Website)

    Covid 19 Guidelines 

    In accordance with MSJ’s COVID-19 Safety Guidelines all attendees at events including students, employees, and guests, regardless of vaccination status, must be masked at all times when indoors on campus. Persons not wearing a mask, or correctly wearing a mask, will be removed from the performance. Those wishing to social distance in the theatre are welcome to do so. Please be aware that during the performance the actors have been permitted to be unmasked while performing onstage.

    Registration is no longer available because the registration deadline has passed.