Southern Nazarene University Presents “Our Town”

Southern Nazarene University will present Thorton Wilder’s award winning classic, Our Town, Friday and Saturday, January 24-25 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, January 26 at 2:00 pm in Herrick Auditorium, located on the corner of 39th and Asbury on the SNU campus.

Set in 1901 in Grover’s Corners, New Hampshire, this moving play about small-town life centers around the families Gibbs and Webb and the interweaving of their lives. But the beauty of Our Town lies in the simplicity and truth found in the seemingly insignificant realities of day-to-day living that connect us as human beings.

The play features a select cast of 26 SNU students under the direction of Krista Miller. SNU School of Music professor Philip Miller is serving as producer with technical support by Scott Regester.

“Mr. Wilder has transmuted the simple events of a human life into universal reverie. He has given it a profound, strange, unworldly experience – brimming over with compassion,” said the New York Times.

The New York World has described Our Town as “a beautiful and effecting play.”

Tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for children, seniors, and students. For more information, contact the SNU School of Music at 491.6345 or email rspear@snu.edu.