NACOGDOCHES, Texas – Because of last week’s winter storm and campus closure, the Stephen F. Austin State University School of Theatre has altered this week’s performance schedule for Jean Genet’s “The Maids.”

“The Maids” will open at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 26, with additional performances at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 28. Inspired by an actual murder case, “The Maids” shows the title characters, Solange and Claire, entertaining violent fantasies about murdering their employer. The work explores issues of violence, jealousy, mental health, sexuality, gender and class. The play is recommended for mature audiences.

General ticket prices are: adult, $15; senior (62+), $10; non-SFA student, $10; SFA faculty/staff, $7.50; youth, $7.50; SFA student, $5; virtual access, $15. Live virtual access is available for all performances. Purchase tickets/access at or call (936) 468-6407. For questions about the play, contact the School of Theatre at (936) 468-4003. Seating is limited and audience members must wear face coverings.