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January 2020

Evgenia Pirshina, Mezzo-Soprano

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January 23, 2020 @ 7:30 pm

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Blackbox, 201 S Dargan St
Florence, SC 29506 United States

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Evgenia Pirshina was born in Moscow, Russia. She graduated in piano from the Emil Gilels School of Music and in piano and vocal from Moscow State Pedagogical University. She has also participated in masterclasses by Robert Desimone (Britain) and Elizabeth Bice Cavalli (Austria).

From 2006 to 2015 Evgenia worked in the Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Academic Musical Theater. She has been guest soloist of Opera Panama and in 2018 became a soloist at the Chicago Opera Theater.

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Jimmy Webb: The Glen Campbell Years

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January 25, 2020 @ 7:30 pm

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Mainstage, 201 S Dargan St
Florence, SC 29506 United States

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Songwriter Jimmy Webb has had chart-topping hits in a unique range of genres over the last 50 years, from country to pop to disco, with songs including “Worst That Could Happen,” “The Highway Man,” “Up, Up and Away” and “MacArthur Park.” But perhaps the most enduring partnership out of all those memorable songs is his musical brotherhood with Glen Campbell. Jimmy Webb: The Glen Campbell Years highlights some of the 100+ recordings from the Webb/Campbell songbook, pulling the audience in…

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February 2020

Andrew Drannon, Pianist and Composer

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February 6, 2020 @ 7:30 pm

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Blackbox, 201 S Dargan St
Florence, SC 29506 United States

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Andrew Drannon is a writer and composer based in New York. He hails from Memphis, Tennessee, where he worked as Professor of Music Technology and Composition at Rhodes College. He holds an MFA from NYU’s Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program and was a composer fellow at the Bang on a Can Summer Festival. In 2018, he formed Awen Productions, an arts organization dedicated to innovative new work that helps people connect.

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FMU Celebrates 50 Years with Florence Symphony Orchestra

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February 10, 2020 @ 7:30 pm

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Mainstage, 201 S Dargan St
Florence, SC 29506 United States

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Francis Marion University celebrates its 50th anniversary featuring FMU alumni and performances by the Florence Symphony Orchestra.

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Harriet Tubman & The Underground Railroad

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February 14, 2020 @ 9:30 am

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Blackbox, 201 S Dargan St
Florence, SC 29506 United States

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Our drama with music begins as Harriet’s friend Sarah Bradford, author of Scenes in the Life of Harriet Tubman, is persuading a publisher to print her book. As the story unfolds we learn of Harriet’s early years in slavery, her escape to freedom, and her time as a conductor on the Underground Railroad. During the Civil War, Harriet becomes a spy for the Union Army, and later a nurse and scout. The North wins the war bringing emancipation to the slaves but that does not end Harriet’s struggle for freedom.

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Harriet Tubman & The Underground Railroad

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February 14, 2020 @ 11:30 am

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Blackbox, 201 S Dargan St
Florence, SC 29506 United States

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Our drama with music begins as Harriet’s friend Sarah Bradford, author of Scenes in the Life of Harriet Tubman, is persuading a publisher to print her book. As the story unfolds we learn of Harriet’s early years in slavery, her escape to freedom, and her time as a conductor on the Underground Railroad. During the Civil War, Harriet becomes a spy for the Union Army, and later a nurse and scout. The North wins the war bringing emancipation to the slaves but that does not end Harriet’s struggle for freedom.

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The Texas Tenors

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February 15, 2020 @ 7:30 pm

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Mainstage, 201 S Dargan St
Florence, SC 29506 United States

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The Texas Tenors are the most successful music group and third highest selling artist in the history of America's Got Talent! See them live at the PAC this season!

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Peter Sinn Nachtrieb’s Boom

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February 19, 2020 @ 7:30 pm

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Blackbox, 201 S Dargan St
Florence, SC 29506 United States

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The Francis Marion University Theatre’s winter production will be Peter Sinn Nachtrieb’s Boom.

Jules, a grad student in marine biology, and Jo, a journalism student, meet one Saturday night in Jules’s small underground laboratory on a university campus, after Jo answers Jules’s online personal ad offering an encounter that promises “sex to change the course of the world.” During his research on a deserted tropical island, Jules discovered patterns among the behavior of fish that seemed to portend a premature end to most forms of earthly life. So he has turned his tiny lab/apartment into a place to wait out the disaster and begin remaking humanity. A third character, Barbara, is the audience’s guide in her portrayal of the end of civilization thousands of years earlier.

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Peter Sinn Nachtrieb’s Boom

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February 20, 2020 @ 7:30 pm

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Blackbox, 201 S Dargan St
Florence, SC 29506 United States

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The Francis Marion University Theatre’s winter production will be Peter Sinn Nachtrieb’s Boom.

Jules, a grad student in marine biology, and Jo, a journalism student, meet one Saturday night in Jules’s small underground laboratory on a university campus, after Jo answers Jules’s online personal ad offering an encounter that promises “sex to change the course of the world.” During his research on a deserted tropical island, Jules discovered patterns among the behavior of fish that seemed to portend a premature end to most forms of earthly life. So he has turned his tiny lab/apartment into a place to wait out the disaster and begin remaking humanity. A third character, Barbara, is the audience’s guide in her portrayal of the end of civilization thousands of years earlier.

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Peter Sinn Nachtrieb’s Boom

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February 21, 2020 @ 7:30 pm

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Blackbox, 201 S Dargan St
Florence, SC 29506 United States

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The Francis Marion University Theatre’s winter production will be Peter Sinn Nachtrieb’s Boom.

Jules, a grad student in marine biology, and Jo, a journalism student, meet one Saturday night in Jules’s small underground laboratory on a university campus, after Jo answers Jules’s online personal ad offering an encounter that promises “sex to change the course of the world.” During his research on a deserted tropical island, Jules discovered patterns among the behavior of fish that seemed to portend a premature end to most forms of earthly life. So he has turned his tiny lab/apartment into a place to wait out the disaster and begin remaking humanity. A third character, Barbara, is the audience’s guide in her portrayal of the end of civilization thousands of years earlier.

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