Staying Power: Tent Theatre returns in 2021!
After a live performance hiatus in 2020, Missouri State University’s Tent Theatre returns this year. Our 59th season will feature two live productions and one virtual. Appropriately, the common theme of all three shows is Staying Power — the relevance, resilience and reinvention of classic music and stories, and of theatre itself.
As construction proceeds on the future home of Tent Theatre, this season’s live performances of "Beehive" and "The 39 Steps" will be presented in Craig Hall Coger Theatre, named for Tent Theatre’s founding mother, Dr. Leslie Irene Coger. For the health of our patrons, seating will be limited in accordance with social distancing guidelines, and masks will be required.
GET A SNEAK PREVIEW of Tent Theatre’s new permanent structure, the John Goodman Amphitheater — surrounded by the Judith Enyeart Reynolds Arts Park! This exciting outdoor performing arts venue will debut in 2022, but hard hat tours of the structure in-progress will be offered 45 minutes prior to each of this year’s live Tent Theatre performances.
Join us in celebrating the past, present and future of Tent Theatre!