Paul: A Musical Journey performs for national conference at AU

Fri, 2007-11-02 14:19 -- univcomm
November 2, 2007

“Paul: A Musical Journey” will be featured on the Reardon Auditorium stage, Saturday, November 10, at 3 p.m. on the campus of Anderson University. The musical, written by Anderson University alum, Charles Myricks, Jr., (BA ’82) is the life changing story of the Apostle Paul. The show has garnered rave reviews and received standing ovations at every performance since it opened in Akron, Ohio, in January, 2005.

“Paul: A Musical Journey” will perform as a part of The National Christian Multicultural Student Leaders Conference (NCMSLC) at Anderson University, Nov. 8-11. NCMSLC is an annual student development conference that aims to provide participants with knowledge and skills that enhance their understanding of multicultural ideals, challenges, and realities, and the role of Christian students and Christian institutions in the journey toward cultural competency.

“Paul” has enjoyed successful performances in Cleveland, Akron, and Columbus OH, as well as at venues in Michigan and Pennsylvania. In January 2006, “Paul” showcased at the national convention of the Association of Performing Arts Presenters in New York.

The cast of “Paul” features a talented ensemble ofJesusweb.jpg vocalists and musicians from across the country, including Anderson University alum Charles Myricks, Wilette Blakely and Erick Townsend. Mr. Townsend performs the lead role of Paul. The show also features members of Divine Hope, a gospel group in the Midwest and past winners of the National New Artist Search.

Tickets are $20 and $ 17.50 for groups of 10 or more. Tickets will be available at the Reardon Auditorium box-office 765-641-4140 (Monday-Friday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. EST).

Anderson University is a private Christian university of 2,700 undergraduate and graduate students in central Indiana. Anderson continues to be recognized as a top Christian college: in 2008, U.S. News and World Report ranked Anderson University among the best colleges and universities in the Midwest for the fourth consecutive year. Established in 1917 by the Church of God, Anderson University offers more than 60 undergraduate majors and graduate programs in business, education, music, nursing and theology.