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The Rolla Daily News - Rolla, MO
  • Cashore Marionettes coming to Rolla

  • The internationally acclaimed Cashore Marionettes will hold a performance as part this season’s Leach Theatre Family Series, at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28, in the Leach Theatre of Castleman Hall, located at 10th and Main streets on the Missouri University of Science and Technology campus in Rolla.
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  • The internationally acclaimed Cashore Marionettes will hold a performance as part this season’s Leach Theatre Family Series, at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28, in the Leach Theatre of Castleman Hall, located at 10th and Main streets on the Missouri University of Science and Technology campus in Rolla.
    The program, “Simple Gifts,” is set to music by such composers as Vivaldi, Strauss, Beethoven and Copland.
    Joseph Cashore has received numerous awards for his artistry, including a Pew Fellowship for Performance Art, a Henson Foundation Grant and a Citation of Excellence from the American chapter of the Union Internationale de la Marionette (UNIMA-USA), the highest honor an American puppeteer can receive.
    Tickets to the Sept. 28 show are $15 for adults and $12 for students and youth. Tickets are available online at leachtheatre.mst.edu or from the Leach Theatre box office. Box office hours are from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call 573-341-4219 for more information.
    The Leach Family Series offers discounts for purchases of four or more tickets to this performance.
    In addition, in the event that tickets remain, discounted tickets will be offered through the theater’s Back Row Club. The seats in the last row of the theater will be sold one hour before each event for $10 each.

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