As theatre season commences at Murray State University, the department of global languages and theatre arts opens with a production of “The Praying Mantis” by Alejandro Sievekingon September 20.
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Theatre season at Murray State University kicks off with a production of “The Praying Mantis” by Alejandro Sievekingon on September 20.
Translated from “La Mantis Religiosa” by Charles Philip Thomas and directed by Daryl W. Phillipy, “The Praying Mantis” is a dark Chilean comedy involving themes of love, familial secrets, madness and horror.
Three sisters compete for the affection of Juan, a young gentleman who sends them down a dark and horrific spiral of love and betrayal.
“The Praying Mantis” runs September 20–23 in the Wilson Hall Black Box Studio on the campus of Murray State.
There is a parental advisory due to some mild sexual content and dark themes; it is suggested for ages 13 to adult.