McPherson College Theatre Group Performs in India

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Students and alumni of McPherson College left Jan. 13 to travel to the Kerala State in Southern India. They are guests of the Drsariamma Cultural Integration Service, part of Cochin University.

The cultural center invited McPherson College to bring a theatre production of “Speak Truth to Power” to India. Representatives from the center saw a previous season performance of the play during a visit to the McPherson College campus. The group will perform three times while in India at the large seaport city of Kochi and further south in the artistic town of Trivandrum in Kerala State along the coast of the Indian Ocean, according to Jd. Bowman, professor of theatre at the college.

“This is a huge honor for us and a demanding project for the group,” he said.

When the group returns, it will present the production in a one-night-only performance on January 25 at Mingenback Theatre. Season ticket holders will get a meal at 6:15 p.m. and general admission entry begins at 7 p.m. with the performance at 7:30 p.m.

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