During its June 17 meeting, the Fairmont State University Board of Governors elected officers, made committee assignments, announced the schedule for upcoming meetings and recognized several special guests.
Laurey Williams, played by Loralee Simpson, and Curly McLain, played by Greg DeVito.
Depicting the pioneering men and women of the American Midwest, the musical "Oklahoma!" features well-known songs such as "Oh, What a Beautiful Morning," "People Will Say We're in Love," and, of course, "Oklahoma":
"Oklahoma, where the wind comes sweepin' down the plain
And the wavin' wheat can sure smell sweet
"Dear God. How did you know you were God?" "Dear God. Are you really invisible or is that just a trick?" "Dear God. How come you did all the miracles in the old days and you don't do any now?" Based on the book by Stuart Hample and Eric Marshall, "Children's Letters to God" is a show for the entire family.
Known for her passionate portrayals of the heroines of Italian and French opera, Russian-American soprano Dina Kuznetsova has attracted the attention of the world's major opera companies for her outstanding musicianship and compelling stage presence.
Fairmont State University's fourth Masquers theatre group production of the 2009-2010 academic year, Christopher Marlowe's "Edward II," takes the Wallman Hall stage this week.
The inauguration ceremony of Fairmont State University's 13th president will showcase the musical talent of students, faculty, staff and the community.
Professional dulcimer player Stephen Seifert has been named as the 2010 Artist-in-Residence at Fairmont State University and will perform in several venues this weekend.
The Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts and the Department of Language and Literature present the American Shakespeare Center's "Rough, Rude & Boisterous Tour" for a week of Elizabethan lyricism, love and oh-so-bitter woe. Beginning Thursday, March 25, three separate productions will take place - "Romeo & Juliet," "All's Well that Ends Well" and "Knight of the Burning Pestle" - as well as some highly instructive workshops.
The Fairmont State University Collegiate Singers and Chamber Choir, under the direction of Dr. Sam Spears, and the FSU Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Dr. Valarie Huffman, will present a joint concert on Thursday, March 11.
An exhibit of new works by Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts faculty member Jennifer Boggess will be on display beginning Tuesday, March 9.