SAVANNAH — The Armstrong Atlantic State University Department of Art, Music AND Theatre (AASU AMT) completes its Summer of Murder Mysteries with the final installment of its three part summer series presenting Laird Koenig’s thriller “The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane” opening July 23 and running for only four performances through a matinée on July 26.
Thursday through Saturday performances are at 7:30 p.m. Sunday’s show is at 3 p.m. All performances are in the main stage proscenium theater of AASU’s recently renovated theater complex, Jenkins Hall.
The girl who lives down the lane. Just the girl next door? Not really ... this seemingly innocent 13-year-old possesses curious maturity and independent self-confidence that to her East Coast, small town neighbors are at the same time unsettling, intriguing and beguiling. She must be hiding something. But what? As interest in her doings intensifies, certain disturbing truths are exposed. Is she safe? Find out. Koenig’s thriller may be best known for its 1976 screenplay version starring Jodie Foster and Martin Sheen. Audience discretion is advised.
Jenkins Hall Theater, located on the AASU campus (11935 Abercorn St.), has served as the home for the Masquers, AASU’s student theatre troupe, for more than 40 years until November 2007 at which time the Masquers began to perform in various venues on campus while Jenkins Hall was amidst renovation.
In November 2008, the Masquers’ production of George Gershwin's musical “Crazy For You” marked the first performances in the refurbished facility, a multi-million dollar comprehensive renovation project funded by the University System of Georgia Board of Regents.
In addition to the main stage proscenium theater, renovated Jenkins Hall now houses a black box theater and camera studio, all equipped with state of the art lighting and sound equipment. Parking is convenient, and the building is wheelchair accessible.
For advance tickets, visit www.finearts.armstrong.edu/ticketsales.html; or call (912) 344-2556 during business hours weekdays; visit the AASU Fine Arts Main office during business hours weekdays.
General admission tickets are only $10. Senior citizens, military personnel, and non-AASU students/children, AASU alumni association members, and AASU faculty/staff may purchase tickets for only $8 each. AASU students are admitted free upon presentation of valid AASU Pirates Card. Please make checks payable to AASU. Call (912) 344-2556 weekdays, for additional ticket information.
Remaining tickets are available for purchase at Jenkins Hall one hour before each performance.