Marjorie Lyons Playhouse

Marjorie Lyons Playhouse - Shakespeare’s “The Tempest"
Marjorie Lyons Playhouse / Marjorie Lyons Playhouse

Airs Thursday, November 14, 2019, at 11 a.m. Bill Beckett spoke with director Jim Warren, along with Heather Peak Hooper who plays Prospero, and Kennedy Wilcher who plays Caliban, about a new production at the Marjorie Lyons Playhouse of Shakespeare’s “The Tempest,” which opens tonight at 7:30 p.m. Additions show times are this Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m., next Wednesday and Thursday at 7:30 pm; and there is a matinee performance this Sunday at 2 p.m. For complete details visit online the Marjorie Lyons Playhouse or call the box office at 318-869-5242.  

Marjorie Lyons Playhouse
Marjorie Lyons Playhouse / Marjorie Lyons Playhouse

Airs Wednesday, October 2, 2019, at 11 a.m. Bill Beckett spoke with Logan Sledge, Charlie Roppolo, and PJ Souther, all from the Marjorie Lyons Playhouse, who joined him in the Noel Foundation Studios to discuss a new production of Henrik Ibsen’s play “An Enemy of The People." The play, directed by Sledge, opens tomorrow, October 3 at 7:30 p.m., in the Marjorie Lyons Playhouse on the campus of Centenary College. Other performance dates include Friday and Saturday, October 4 and 5 at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, October 6 at 2 p.m.

Airs Thursday, August 8, 2019, at 11 a.m. Bill Beckett spoke with Blayne Weaver and Logan Sledge, who star in the upcoming production of “A Steady Rain,” produced by Stage Center under the direction of Jared Watson. This production opens this Friday, August 9, at 7:30 p.m. in the Marjorie Lyons Playhouse on the campus of Centenary College. Additional show times are this Saturday, at 7:30 p.m. and this Sunday at 2 p.m. For more information visit online Stage Center or call 318-218-9978.

Airs Wednesday, March 29, 2017, at 11 a.m. Bill Beckett, director Twyla Robinson, along with Sierra Worman and Aiden Poling, who will appear in Centenary Colleges upcoming production of the musical comedy “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” by William Finn. This production opens Thursday, May 30 at 7:30 pm at the Marjorie Lyons Playhouse, with performance Friday and Saturday at 7:30 and Sunday afternoon at 2 pm. For complete detail visit online www.centenary.edu/playhouse or call 318-869-5242.

Kate Hughes / Marjorie Lyons Playhouse

Airs Wednesday, February 1, 2017, at 11 noon. Bill Beckett spoke with John LaCosta who directs this production, along with Caroline Dopson  who plays Sydney, and Christian Roberson who plays Lance in this show. They joined Bill in the Noel Foundation studios to discuss their production of 'The Altruist' by Nicky Silver, which opens this Thursday night, February 2, at 7:30 p.m. at the Marjorie Lyons Playhouse.

Aired Tuesday, September 27, at 12 noon. Bill Beckett spoke with director Logan Sledge along with Aiden Polling and Tessa Anderson who will be featured in a new production of The Rise and Rise of Daniel Rocket, a play by Peter Parnell, which opens this Thursday night, September 29, at 7:30 p.m. There are also performances this Friday and Saturday, at 7:30 p.m., and this Sunday at 2 p.m.

Airs Wednesday, August 10, at 12 noon. Bill Beckett spoke with Nathan Wasson along with Anna Maria Sparke & Heather Hooper about August: Osage County, a Pulitzer Prize winning play by Tracy Letts, which will be presented by the Friends of the Marjorie Lyons Playhouse this Friday night at 7 p.m. in the Marjorie Lyons Playhouse, with additional shows throughout this weekend and next Thursday through Sunday, August 18 - 21.

Aired Wednesday, April 13, at 12 noon. Bill Beckett spoke with director Twyla Robinson along with Mary Ellen Kidd who takes the lead role of Susannah and Aiden Poling who appear in the role of “Little Bat,” when the Marjorie Lyons Playhouse and Hurley School of Music collaborate to bring “Susannah” to the stage at Centenary on Thursday, April 14th at 7:30 p.m., and there will be a 2:00 p.m. matinee on Saturday, April 16.

Aired Thursday, February 4, at 12 noon. Bill Beckett spoke with Logan Sledge, Professor of Theatre at Centenary College along with Aiden Poling who takes the role of Peter and Taylor Rey who class Callie in a new production of Stop Kiss which is being performed at the Marjorie Lyons Playhouse at Centenary College. The play opens tonight at 7:30 p.m. with performance on Friday and Saturday. For complete details visit the Marjorie Lyons Playhouse online or call 318-869-5242.

Red River Radio Spotlight: "Not About Nightingales" by Tennessee Williams

Oct 1, 2015

Bill Beckett spoke with director Logan Sledge, along with John Bogan who plays the Warden, and Aiden Poling, who takes the role of Jim, in the upcoming performance at the Marjorie Lyons Playhouse on Tennessee Williams' play, “Not About Nightingales.”

Pages