A Woman's World - 2017-2018 Drama Season


Panola College's 2017-18 theatre season presents A Woman's World.  This year's productions are Steel Magnolias by Robert Harling, the very popular annual dinner theatre;   the KCACTF production,  Fall and Spring semester presentations of Student Directed and Original Work, Ajax in Iraq by Ellen McLaughlin, TCCSTA 2018Playfest production  and A Thousand Cranes, the Children's Show.  For ticket pricing and reservations, call 903-693-2064 or email tickets@panola.edu or click on Reservations - Click Buy Tickets located in the right navigation side bar.

Fall Semester 2017

Steel Magnolias by Robert Harling - Guest Director - Liz Hedges

- September 22, 23, & 24, 2017 - Studio Theatre - Dinner Theatre/Dessert Matinee

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The heartbeat of the South and its women ring true with humor and tears.

Dinner theatre tickets are $40 for Adults; $35 for Senior Citizens, Students, and Panola Family, and $25 for children 12 and under. The dinner features a full course meal with salad, dessert, and coffee, tea, or water.  Dessert matinee tickets are $25.00 for Adults; $20.00 for Senior Citizens, Students, and Panola Family, and $15 for children 12 and under.  The dessert matinee features a choice from a delectable selection of sweets, plus coffee, tea, or water. 

For reservations, call 903-693-2064, email: tickets@panola.edu, or click on Reservations - Click Buy Tickets - a live link for the online reservation system, allowing one to reserve online and pay with a credit card. All tickets for this event MUST BE PRE-PAID in advance as dinners and/or desserts are ordered prior to shows. Those wishing to pay by check or credit card may do so by contacting the drama department at the number or tickets email listed above. Please note a small service charge is added for credit card sales.  This feature is live September 1.  Seating is limited, so reservations are required for this often sold-out event.  Steel Magnolias is produced by special permission from Dramatists Play Service, Inc.

Flyer by Kate Aspengren October 20- 22, 20167 - Q.M. Martin Auditorium

Based upon the experiences of the Mercury 13, Aspengren's play takes us on the journey of the women who were first chosen by NASA in the early 1960's for the space program.  A play about perseverance, courage, and faith - The "Hidden Figures" of the female astronauts.

Student Directs - December 8, 6 p.m. - Studio Theatre

Advanced Acting Students

A series of student-directed ten minute plays will occur at 6 p.m. in the Studio Theatre.  Admission is free for Panola Faculty, Staff, and Students.  All other costs $1.00.

Spring Semester 2017

Ajax in Iraq - by Ellen McLaughlin 

The TCCSTA 2018 Play Festival Entry - a tale about war, women, and the never-ending conflict of man and his insanity upon his fellow man.

February 22-24, 2018 - Q.M. Martin

A Thousand Cranes by Kathryn Schultz Miller

Based on the true story of Soduk and the classic children's book about hope and courage for peace in the world.  Performances the week of April 30.  Call now for school reservations.