USM Presents 'Spoon River Anthology' Oct. 12-14

10/12/2017 12:00:00 AM

(Leavenworth, Kan.)—The University of Saint Mary theatre program presents the first production of the academic year “Spoon River Anthology” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, October 12 through Saturday October 14th in Xavier Theatre on the USM main campus in Leavenworth at 4100 South 4th Street.

Tickets are $10 for adults.(Free for all High School students with student ID. Free for all USM students, faculty, and staff), Tickets can be purchased in advance by calling 913-758-6171.

The play is not recommended for children. “Spoon River Anhology” by Edgar Lee Masters is a series of monologues and vignettes about the fictional people of Spoon River, Iowa. The shocking scandals and secret tragedies of Spoon River were immediately recognized by readers as authentic. The freshness of this masterpiece remains a landmark in American literature.

The play’s cast includes as: Anthony Clark of Kansas City, Kan. Olivia Jarvis of Lansing, Kan. Bret Fritz of Basehor, Kan., Olivia Hatchel or Turner, Kan., Daley Wilhelm of Lansing, Kan. Eric Santa Cruz of Leavenworth, Kan. And Ross Liberto of North Kansas City. Laigha Anderson of Leavenworth, Kan. Runs lights for the production.

Call 913-758-6171 for more information or to reserve tickets for “Spoon River Anthology”

The University of Saint Mary is a Catholic co-educational applied liberal arts university founded and sponsored by the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth. The University of Saint Mary main campus is located at 4100 South 4th Street, Leavenworth, Kan. USM’s Overland Park Campus at 4500 College Boulevard offers evening accelerated graduate and undergraduate degree-completion programs. The university also offers online programs. Visit for more information.