Hendrix Players Present L’Etranger Mysterieux (The Mysterious Stranger)

Mysterious Stranger

CONWAY, Ark. (September 20, 2012) - The Hendrix Players will present L'Etranger  Mysterieux (The Mysterious Stranger) Friday, Sept. 28 at 6 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 29 at 2 p.m. in Cabe Theatre.

The performance, sponsored by the Hendrix College Department of Theatre Arts and Dance, is open seating. For more information, call 501-450-1343 or visit www.hendrix.edu/theatrearts.

L'Etranger  Mysterieux (The Mysterious Stranger) is written and directed by Hendrix theatre professor Ann Muse, a 1983 Hendrix graduate, and choreographed by Hendrix dance professor Brigitte Rogers.

The play is set in south Louisiana just after a hurricane. The characters are animals and birds from the Pas A Loutres Wildlife Refuge. A mysterious bird is blown onto the island from Puerto Rico, and the little community needs to decide how they are going to treat her. A sheriff and his deputy try to uncover all of the survivors and keep order. It is a funny story with a positive message about being nice to people who are not like you. The Hendrix Dance Ensemble provides the movement of the hurricane. Actors are the characters and will wear bright masks that indicate their animal or bird.

And don’t miss these spring 2013 Hendrix Theatre Arts & Dance productions:

  • The Bear and The Proposal, Friday, Jan. 25 – Sat., Jan. 26, 2013 in Staples Auditorium (Limited seating)
  • The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Wednesday, Feb. 20 – Saturday, Feb.23, 2013 (Reservations Required)
  • Hendrix Dance Ensemble Spring Concert, Friday, March 29 - Saturday, March 30, 2013
  • Senior Theatre Arts and Dance Major Seminar, April 18-20, 2013

Founded in 1876, Hendrix College is a national leader in engaged liberal arts and sciences education. For the fifth consecutive year, Hendrix was named one of the country's "Up and Coming" liberal arts colleges by U.S. News and World Report. Hendrix is featured in the 2012 edition of the Princeton Review as one of the country's best 377 colleges, the latest edition of Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Feel about Colleges, Forbes magazine's annual list of America's Top 650 Colleges, and the 2013 edition of the Fiske Guide to Colleges. Hendrix has been affiliated with the United Methodist Church since 1884. For more information, visit www.hendrix.edu.