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Celebrating the ocean through pantomime and poetry, BYU stages 'Water Sings Blue'

Tickets and Show Details

Performance Dates and Times:

Sept. 25, 30 and Oct. 1-2, 7-9: 7 p.m.

Sept. 26 and Oct. 10: 2 and 4 p.m.

ASL performance: Oct. 8.

Location: Margetts Theatre, Harris Fine Arts Center, BYU

Price: $6-7 (with discounts for seniors, BYU students, employees and alumni)

Tickets: Available at the BYU Ticket Office in the Harris Fine Arts Center or Marriott Center, by phone at 801-422-2981 or online at byuarts.com

 

Brigham Young University's Department of Theatre and Media Arts is presenting an adaptation of the poetry of Kate Coombs from her award-winning children's book, Water Sings Blue.

The production will run Sept. 25, 30 and Oct. 1-2, 7-9 at 7 p.m., in the Margetts Theatre of the Harris Fine Arts Center. Matinees will be on Saturday, Sept. 26 and Saturday, Oct. 10 at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. The ASL performance will be on Thursday, Oct. 8.

Tickets are $6-7, with discounts available for alumni, seniors, employees and students. Tickets can be purchased in person at the BYU Ticket Office in the Harris Fine Arts Center or Marriott Center, by phone at 801-422-2981 or online at byuarts.com .

This charming play celebrates the ocean through pantomime and poetry. Teresa Dayley Love directs this play her imaginative adaptation using in-the-round staging that promises to be playfully interactive for the audiences of all ages.

"I often think that the artist's job is to make people pay attention to the world around us," said Love. "Through their work they shout, 'Look! Do you see that? What do you think about that?'"

The cast includes Haley Flanders, Danny Brown, Sierra Docken, Logan Ruesch, Michael Comp, Arianna Krenk, Oksana Poliakova and Britney Miles.

The design and technical crew includes Teresa Dayley Love as director, Jennifer Reed as production manager/scenic designer, Britney Miles as stage manager, Jake Fullmer as assistant stage manager, Scott Jackson as props designer, Travis Coyne as technical director, Michael Kraczek as faculty design advisor, Michael Handley as lighting designer, Donnette Perkins as costume/makeup shot manager, Sarah Stewart as costume designer, Celia Rivera as makeup designer, Eric Kopp as house audio engineer, Jacey Gardiner as sound designer, Janine Sobeck as dramaturge advisor , Spencer Duncan as dramaturge, Mary Jane Wadley as cutter/draper, and Becky Wallin as outreach coordinator.

Writer: Riley Oliphant

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