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School Department Events

Theatre and Communication

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 7:30pm to Saturday, July 18, 2015 - 7:30pm

Carey Dinner Theatre will present "Beehive", the second show of the 2015 season, July 7 - 18 at the Joe and Virginia Tatum Theatre on the Hattiesburg campus of William Carey University.  "Beehive" is a musical tribute to the popular female singers of the 1960s.  Written by Larry Gallagher, "Beehive" takes the audience on a chronological journey through the decade, from it's beehive hairdos to its hippie fashions and beyond. Along the way the audience is treated to 40 of the decade's most memorable songs including "My Boyfriend's Back," "Will You still Love Me Tomorrow," "Natural Woman," "Proud Mary," "Me and Bobby Magee," Where the Boys Are" and "Make Your Own Kind of Music."   The admission price of $30 includes a buffet meal, program book, the show and sales tax.  The box office will open June 1 and will be open from 10 - 6:00 pm Monday through Saturday.  Individuals interested in becoming dinner theatre contributors receive special privileges, including invitations to the annual pre-season open house and early box office access. Call 601-318-6221 to make reservations, be added to the mailing list or to receive contributor information.

Thursday, June 11, 2015 - 7:30pm to Saturday, June 27, 2015 - 7:30pm

Carey Dinner Theatre will present "Church Basement Ladies" June 11 - 27 at the Joe and Virginia Tatum Theatre on the Hattiesburg campus of William Carey University. "Church Basement Ladies" is a musical comedy by Jim Stowell and Jessica Zuehlke with music and lyrics by Drew Jansen.  The story takes place in the heart and soul of the church, the basement kitchen, where several ladies cook meals and perform other tasks for the congregation. In the funny, down-to-earth comedy, the ladies handle a traditional Norwegian fish dinner, a funeral and a fundraiser while starving off potential disasters, having fun, sharing and debating recipes, instructing the young and keeping the pastor on course.   The admission price of $30 includes a buffet meal, program book, the show and sales tax.  The box office will open June 1 and will be open from 10 - 6:00 pm Monday through Saturday.  Individuals interested in becoming dinner theatre contributors receive special privileges, including invitations to the annual pre-season open house and early box office access.  Call 601-318-6221 to make reservations, to be added to the mailing list or to receive contributor information.