French students to present ‘Rhinocéros’ reading

To celebrate the conclusion of the Tournées Film Festival at Missouri Southern, students in Shannon Connolly’s advanced French class will offer a staged reading of Eugène Ionesco’s 1960 play “Rhinocéros” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 3, in the Black Box Theatre.

The adapted version of the play is about the residents of a small French village, who one day begin to turn into rhinoceroses. It will be presented in both French and English.

Students appearing in the production are Kaytlin Archibald, Forrest Bunter, Emily Campbell, Chelsea Corum, Matthew Damm, Lauren Fenske, Holly Haner, Chloe Hargrove, Dillon Henson, Emily Keeter, Jesse Lamb, Rachel McCoy, Melody Plank, Shay Thomas, Stephene Trent and Leonard Tunnell.

Admission is free and open to the public.