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Noir comedy ‘Red Herring’ opens Feb. 20 on the Armstrong Campus

Georgia Southern University Armstrong Campus’ student-run theatre group, The Masquers, will present, “Red Herring,” their first black box show of the new year. The show will run Feb. 20 through Feb. 22 at 7:30 p.m. and Feb. 23 at 3 p.m. in Jenkins Hall Black Box Theatre. 

“Red Herring,” a noir comedy by Michael Hollinger, is set in America in 1952 with silly plot twists that involve three love stories, a murder mystery, a nuclear espionage plot and loads of funny one-liners.

Senior theatre major, Grace Burns, is thrilled to serve as director of the production. 

“Directing is something that I’ve become passionate about, and this experience has taught me so much,” she said. “I’ve learned there are many challenges that you face as a director, and the only way to tackle those challenges is through collaboration. The best part has been working with a great team of people. We have such a talented production team and cast, and it’s been so fun to work with all of them.”

Purchase tickets by calling 912-344-2801, or visit georgiasouthern.edu/armstrongtickets. The Armstrong Campus Fine Arts Box Office is also open weekdays between noon and 3 p.m. in Fine Arts Hall. Tickets are $12 for general admission and discounts are available for military, seniors and children. Georgia Southern students, faculty and staff attend for free.

Georgia Southern University, a public Carnegie Doctoral/R2 institution founded in 1906, offers 141 degree programs serving more than 26,000 students through nine colleges on three campuses in Statesboro, Savannah, Hinesville and online instruction. A leader in higher education in southeast Georgia, the University provides a diverse student population with expert faculty, world-class scholarship and hands-on learning opportunities. Georgia Southern creates lifelong learners who serve as responsible scholars, leaders and stewards in their communities. Visit GeorgiaSouthern.edu.

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