Oy Matey! It’s ‘Adventure of Treasure Island’ at Tarleton’s theater

Tarleton State University

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STEPHENVILLE (October 9, 2015) — Arrgh matey! Hoist the sails you landlubbers and swab the deck! It’s time to venture out into the tropical seas.

Set a course for adventure at Tarleton State University when the Theatre at Tarleton presents a swashbuckling stage adaptation of the Robert Louis Stevens classic,The Adventure of Treasure Island, as dramatized by Max Bush as part of the Young People Series.


Public performances are scheduled at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17, inside the Clyde H. Wells Fine Arts Center Auditorium. General admission is $3, with tickets available for purchase from the Fine Arts Center Box Office one hour before show time. The Adventure of Treasure Island promises to be a thrilling show for children and adults alike as the audience is sure to get swept up in the hunt for gold and a young boy’s quest for adventure.

Everything is about to change for Jim Hawkins, an innkeeper’s son, who has been working in his family’s inn all his life. When a mysterious blind man delivers the malignant Black Spot to an aging sea captain, Jim is thrown headfirst into the adventure of a lifetime. Armed with only his wits, he is up against a dastardly crew of cutthroat pirates and stormy seas. The larger-than-life Long John Silver and his crew of swashbuckling rogues provide Jim with endless thrills and dangers in a tale that is both hilarious and harrowing.

The Adventure of Treasure Island is directed by Heather Capps, with Trinidee Mitchell as set designer and costume design by Sarah McGrath. Lighting is designed by Jesus Rodriguez, while hair and make-up are by Leigh Henson, and sound design by Alicia Sutton.

For more information about Theatre at Tarleton or to view a complete schedule of upcoming events presented by the Department of Fine Arts, visit www.tarleton.edu/finearts.

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