Cast for ‘Opera Workshop: Love and Murder’ announced

Nov 22, 2016 | Liberal Arts

Louisiana Tech University’s Department of Theatre and Stone Theatre is excited to announce its 15-member cast for, “Opera Workshop: Love and Murder,” directed by Dr. Lisa Maxedon, associate professor of music and director of the Opera Workshop at Louisiana Tech. love-and-murder-logo-with-roseThis latest production and thrilling musical mash-up, featuring jazzy dance numbers and iconic Broadway musical hits, will take place at 7:30 p.m. nightly, January 11-14, 2017 in Stone Theatre, located in Louisiana Tech’s Howard Center of Performing Arts.  For more information, please contact the Louisiana Tech Theatre office at (318) 257-2930. The cast for “Opera Workshop: Love and Murder,” includes: Madison Amick (Mckinney, Texas) Garrett Brown (Odenton, Maryland) Bethany Cárdenas (Ruston, Louisiana) Haley Dishman (New Iberia, Louisiana) Kathryn Ebeyer (DeRidder, Louisiana) Emilija Gacic (Belgrade, Serbia) Paulina Guerra (Houston, Texas) LaNia Hinton (Bossier City, Louisiana) Connor Howington (West Monroe, Louisiana) Kathryn Moore (Minden, Louisiana) Caleb Murphy (Iowa, Louisiana) Mary Rudd (Quitman, Louisiana) Angel Stringfellow (Ruston, Louisiana) Elizabeth Thomas (West Monroe, Louisiana) Aasiyah Williams (Shreveport, Louisiana) This edition of Opera Workshop is all about love…and murder as seen through the eyes of our musical geniuses through the years.  From Leonard Bernstein’s West Side Story to John Kander’s Chicago, this year’s production will prove to be nothing but fun and laughter through the mayhem of tyranny and tender affection. The workshop will take us on a journey to see how these two seemingly opposing forces are actually often felt in the same moment. Just remember, all is fair in love and war! For more information on Opera Workshop or the Louisiana Tech Department of Theatre, please visit us at, “like” our Facebook page at or follow us on Twitter and Instagram at @LaTechTheatre. Written by Katie Brumfield –