What is the show about?
Written by Dipti Bramhandkar
With only weeks left in her senior year, Bekka questions whether she has done enough to make a difference for animal rights at her university. She is president of PETA and has organized numerous protests, but nothing seems to change. With her legacy on the line, she plans to take action in a way no one can ignore, but what will the cost be for those who join her and for those she tries to help? The Ruminants is a new play that explores protest, privilege, legacy, and a talking rabbit.
The Ruminants is being developed as part of The Farm Theatre’s College Collaboration project.
When is the show?
The Ruminants runs Thursday, April 4 through Saturday, April 6 at 7:30pm
with a matinee performance on Sunday, April 7 at 2:00pm
How do I get a ticket?
Tickets are available here or you can purchase them at the door of the Theatre.
MTSU Students, Faculty and Staff can receive one free ticket with valid ID at the Box Office.
Where is the theatre?
Tucker Theatre is located at 615 champion way, Murfreesboro, TN 37132 on the campus of MTSU
Where can I park?
Tucker Theatre is part of the Boutwell Dramatic Arts Building. Parking is available in all campus parking lots surrounding the theatre free of charge after 4:30 p.m. M-F and on weekends. Parking during daytime hours (7:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.) is available by permit only. You may obtain a temporary / visitors permit from Parking Services. For more information about parking at MTSU please visit the parking website.
The Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival, part of the
Rubenstein Arts Access Program, is generously funded by
David and Alice Rubenstein.
Special thanks to The Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust for supporting
the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts' Kennedy Center American
College Theater Festival.
Additional support is provided by The Honorable Stuart Bernstein and Wilma E.
Bernstein; the Dr. Gerald and Paula McNichols Foundation; and Beatrice and
Anthony Welters and the AnBryce Foundation.
KCACTF is part of JFKC: A Centennial Celebration of John F. Kennedy, inspired
by five enduring Ideals often ascribed to JFK: Courage, Freedom, Justice,
Service, and Gratitude. Support for JKFC: A Centennial Celebration of John F. Kennedy
is provided by Ambassador Elizabeth Bagley, Chevron,
the Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation, and Target.
Kennedy Center education and related artistic programming is made possible
through the generosity of the National Committee for the Performing Arts and the
President's Advisory Committee on the Arts.
This production Is entered In the Kennedy Center American College Theater
Festival (KCACTF). The aims of this national theater education program are to
identity and promote quality in college-level theater production. To this end, each
production entered is eligible for a response by a regional KCACTF
representative, and selected students and faculty are invited to participate in
KCACTF programs involving scholarships. internships, grants, and awards for
actors, directors, dramaturgs, playwrights, designers, stage managers and critics
at both the regional and national levels.
Productions entered on the Participating level are eligible for invitation to the
KCACTF regional festival and may also be considered for national awards
recognizing outstanding achievement In production, design, direction and
By entering this production, our theater department is sharing in the KCACTF
goals to recognize. reward. and celebrate the exemplary work produced in
college and university theaters across the nation.
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