PussInBootsSouthern Theatre and the Show-Me Celebration Company present Puss in Boots, The Master Cat by Dan and Denise Williams at 2:30 p.m. March 9 & 10 in Taylor Performing Arts Center on the campus of Missouri Southern State University.

This play is directed by Dan Williams. This production is rated “CT” for Children’s Theatre.

A new adaptation of Charles Perrault’s classic fairy tale about how a very clever cat in boots and his penniless Master set out on an adventure to befriend a generous King, win the heart of a beautiful pet loving Princess, and steal an estate from an evil transforming Ogre.

This original imaginative production of Sword Wielding Magic, Furry Puppets, Animals Dancing, and Acoustical Guitar Music is fun for all ages.

Puss in Boots, The Master Cat cast includes: Christy Hernandez as Puss, Jesse Branham as Jean, Taylor Haddad as Claire and Worker One, Eric Eichelberger as King, Mollie Sanders as Princess, Trenton Henderson as Ogre and Puppeteer, Shelly Keezer as Augustus, Peddler and Guard, Kelsey Hale as Women One and Worker Two, and Karsyn King as Piere, Ogre Servant and Worker Three.

Admission is $1 for adults; $0.50 for Children 12 & under.

The Southern Theatre box office will be open Monday, March 4, through Friday, March 8, 2013. Box office hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. For reservations, call the Southern Theatre Box Office at (417) 625-3190.

To purchase tickets online, go to: http://www.mssu.edu/ticket-office/theatre-tickets.php

For theatre production information, contact MSSU Theatre Department at (417) 625-9393.

For accommodations related to a disability, contact Terri Spencer at (417) 625-9393 at least 72 hours before the performance.

KANSAS
Fredonia
Karsyn Ivy – junior English Literature major

MISSOURI
Aurora
Jesse Branham – freshman Business Management major

Joplin
Taylor Haddad – freshman Theatre major
Kelsey Hale – freshman Theatre major
Christy Hernandez – sophomore Theatre major
Mollie Sanders – sophomore Theatre major

Mt. Vernon
Trenton Henderson – senior English Education and Creative Writing major, Theatre minor

Neosho
Shelley Keezer – junior Theatre major

Webb City
Eric Eichelberger – freshman Education  major