Stephen F. Austin State University


SFA to present 'Your Hit Parade' dinner theater

January 6, 2009
SFA Friends of Music board members (from left) Dee Allums, Elaine Burgess Ashcroft and Wyndell Westmoreland finalize preparations for the 2009 dinner theater, "Your Hit Parade: The 1930s," to be held Friday, Jan. 16, and Saturday, Jan. 17, in the Baker Pattillo Student Center.

NACOGDOCHES, TEXAS - The Stephen F. Austin State University College of Fine Arts, School of Music and Friends of Music will present a dinner theater titled "Your Hit Parade: The 1930s" Friday, Jan. 16, and Saturday, Jan. 17, in the Baker Pattillo Student Center Grand Ballroom. All proceeds will benefit the scholarship fund in the voice/choral area within the SFA School of Music.

SFA music faculty members Ric and Debbie Berry, Deborah Dalton, David Howard, Nita Hudson and Scott and Kimberly LaGraff will perform songs popular during the 1930s, including "Stormy Weather," "Begin the Beguine," "Deep Purple" and "You Made Me Love You." Shirley Watterston will accompany on the piano.

Doors will open at 6 p.m., and dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m.

Seating at tables for up to 10 people is by reservation only. Tickets are $35 each, and special patron seating is available for $60, $75 or $100. The deadline for purchasing tickets is Tuesday, Jan. 13.

Tickets are available at the SFA Fine Arts Box Office, located in Room 211 of the Griffith Fine Arts Building, or by calling (936) 468-6407 or (888) 240-ARTS.

By Sylvia Bierschenk
University Marketing Communications
(936) 468-2605