Feb. 21, 2002
To: News Directors and News Editors
From: Veronika Brown, Coordinator of Media Relations, 342-5444
ULM IS HOST TO ONE -WOMAN SHOW BASED ON THE LIFE OF JANIS
In celebration of Women's History Month in March, Busted Flat
in Baton Rouge, will be performed at the University of Louisiana
at Monroe. The one-woman show is based on the life of '70's singer/songwriter,
Janis Joplin. Dr. Tracy Stephenson, Instructor of Communication
Studies at Louisiana State University, is the featured actress.
Dr. Stephenson's past work has focused on the performance/impersonation
of public icons. She has appeared as Madonna and Mickey Mouse
in past portrayals.
The ULM Department of Speech Communication and Theatre sponsor
the show. Performances are Friday, March 1st and Saturday, March
2nd at 7:30 p.m. in Spyker Theatre. There will be a "meet
the artist reception" following each performance. There
is no charge for the event.
For more information: contact Dr. Turner Steckline at 345-5452