The haunting tale of schoolmaster Ichabod Crane, based on Washington Irving’s short story, is directed by MTSU theatre and education professor Dr. Jette Halladay. It’s designed for a younger audience and also will be touring local schools in addition to its 7:30 p.m. performances on campus. (The show opened Oct. 5-8.)
Although pitched as a children’s show, organizers say “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” will be fun for adults as well during this Halloween season.
“It really is a wonderful tale and told interactively through the actors onstage,” said Morgan Lamberth, a junior theatre major who’s appearing as Katrina Van Tassel in the production. “Almost everyone has at least heard of the ‘Sleepy Hollow’ story, so regardless of age, I believe that anyone can come enjoy our production.
“Working on a children’s show lends to a different type of creativity versus working on a large musical,” Lamberth continued. “We really don’t need a big set for this production, and we’ve been able to use our imaginations and make it work with a few props and our bodies.”
General-admission tickets for “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” are $10 for adults and $5 for children and may be purchased online at www.mtsu.edu/tuckertheatre via the “Purchase Tickets” button on the left toolbar. MTSU students will be admitted free with a valid student ID. Tickets also will be available at the door before each performance.
For more information, call 615-494-8810.