JBU Presents Gilbert and Sullivan’s ‘Patience’

Pictured left to right: Amanda Neely, Seth Burgett, Elizabeth Leon, Gabby Yeates.

Pictured left to right: Amanda Neely, Seth Burgett, Elizabeth Leon, Gabby Yeates.

SILOAM SPRINGS, Ark. (October 30, 2013) — The John Brown University Music Theatre Department presents “Patience,” a comic operetta by Gilbert and Sullivan, in the Berry Performing Arts Center, Nov. 8-10 and 15-16.

A satire of the aesthetic movement in art, “Patience” features a simple milk maid who encounters the worlds of beauty and love for the first time. Surrounded by a group of capricious young maidens obsessed with the high art of romance, “Patience” seeks to understand true love. Meanwhile, the men of a local cavalry regiment seek to understand the young women to whom they were once engaged.

Performances will be in the Berry Performing Arts Center on the JBU campus:

                      Friday, Nov. 8, and Saturday, Nov. 9, at 7:30 p.m.

                      Sunday, Nov. 10 at 3 p.m.

                      Friday, Nov. 15 and Saturday, Nov. 16, at 7:30 p.m.

Ticket prices are $14 for adults, $12 for senior adults, $10 for non-JBU students, and $3 for JBU students. Tickets can be purchased online at www.jbu.edu/tickets or by calling 479.524.7382.

John Brown University is a private Christian university, ranked No. 2 overall and No. 1 Best Value among Southern regional colleges by U.S. News and World Report. JBU enrolls more than 2,500 students from 42 states and 44 countries in its traditional undergraduate, graduate, degree completion and concurrent education programs. JBU is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities and a founding member of the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability.

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Pictured left to right: Amanda Neely, Seth Burgett, Elizabeth Leon, Gabby Yeates.

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Pictured left to right: Amanda Neely, Seth Burgett, Elizabeth Leon, Gabby Yeates.