“A Blast from the Past” Dinner Theatre Coming to Mount Olive College

MOUNT OLIVE- The University of Mount Olive Chamber Choir will present “A Blast from The Past” dinner theatre on Friday, March 18 at 7:00 PM in the Lois K. Murphy Regional Center at University of Mount Olive. This original production will feature music spanning across the past, including Louis Armstrong, The Beatles, Journey, a collection of songs from Woodstock, and a variety of genres including folk, pop, country, rock, and gospel.

The menu for the evening, provided by Pioneer College Caterers, will include filet mignon, asparagus, twice baked potatoes, stuffed tomatoes, and ice cream sundaes.

Dr. Risa Poniros, Director of the University of Mount Olive Chamber Choir and the University of Mount Olive Concert Choir, says, “This will be an amazing musical treat!  Through total student collaboration, this is an original production that showcases the many diverse talents of the University of Mount Olive Chamber Choir.  The script includes many local references and ‘flavors’, and will surely be an evening of enjoyment for audiences of all ages.”

The University of Mount Olive Chamber Choir is an auditioned chamber ensemble of freshman, sophomores, juniors, and seniors.  This premier choral ensemble is comprised of students from all academic majors and concentrations.

Members of the University of Mount Olive Chamber Choir are Sara McDaris of Wilson, Kelli Kosuda of Goldsboro, Megan Midyette of Kinston, Brittany Dunn of Ashboro, Mahala Killette of La Grange, Ciera Gorham of Elm City, Jose Quintanilla of Faison, Terrell Yates of Edward, Joshua King of Faison, Christopher Williams of Goldsboro,  D’Angelo Highsmith of Beulaville, and Michael Foster of Park City, New Jersey.

Tickets for the event are $25 and must be reserved in advance as space is limited. For reservations, contact Anne Hamm at 919-658-7822 or ahamm@moc.edu. For more information on the event, contact Dr. Risa Poniros at 919-608-5796 or rponiros@moc.edu.

University of Mount Olive is a private institution rooted in the liberal arts tradition with defining Christian values. The College, sponsored by the Convention of Original Free Will Baptists, has locations in Mount Olive, New Bern, Wilmington, Goldsboro, Research Triangle Park, Washington and Jacksonville.  For more information, visit www.moc.edu.