’70s rock, Shakespeare and dance troupe acts headline ĢƵ Lyceum Series’ 77th season

Lyceum Series announcement for 2024-2025

Contact: Mary Pollitz

STARKVILLE, Miss.—Six acts spanning a variety of genres will entertain fans with live performances during the upcoming Mississippi State Lyceum Series’ 77th season.

The 2024-25 event year begins with a performance by The Troubadour Project, a ’70s rock revival group, at 7 p.m., Sept. 10, in Lee Hall’s historic Bettersworth Auditorium. The Atlanta, Georgia-based band blends sounds of Fleetwood Mac, Queen, Led Zepplin, The Eagles and more as it depicts the ’70s rock genre. For more information, visit .

Other fall and spring Lyceum events—all scheduled for 7 p.m.—include:

—Sept. 27, Charlotte’s Web, a play based on E.B. White’s tale of Wilbur and Charlotte, performed by Theatre ĢƵ. The performance is on McComas Hall Theatre’s main stage. For more information, visit .

—Nov. 21, Collage Dance Collective, founded in New York City in 2006, is a classical and contemporary ballet company. Collage Dance moved to Memphis, Tennessee, in 2006 and recently was named a “Southern Cultural Treasure” by SouthArts and the Ford Foundation. The performance is in Bettersworth Auditorium. For more information, visit .

—Feb. 13, 2025, Take3, a musical trio, fuses classical, rock and pop music. The group trained at top conservatories to provide a genre-defying musical performance combining acts from Bach to Justin Bieber. Take3 will perform at Bettersworth Auditorium. For more information, visit .

—March 4, 2025, Actors from the London Stage will perform “Hamlet” in Lee Hall’s Bettersworth Auditorium. AFTLS, founded in 1975, is one of the oldest touring Shakespeare companies, celebrating its 50th anniversary with this iconic play.

Great Dubois circus performance

—March 26, 2025, The Great Dubois, a high-energy circus show, entertains with juggling, hula hoops, unicycle, aerial, circus stunts and more, all merged with comedy. The Great Dubois was featured in the film “The Greatest Showman,” and has had appearances on Broadway, “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” “Britney Spears World Circus Tour” and more. For additional information, visit .

The renewal period for season ticket holders and purchase window for new season tickets are open through Aug. 13. Mini-series tickets will be available July 26, with individual event tickets on sale Aug. 13.

General public season tickets are $150 per person and $135 for ĢƵ employees and senior citizens; mini-series tickets are $75 per person and $65 for employees and senior citizens; and individual tickets are $30 per person, $25 for ĢƵ employees and senior citizens, and $10 for children.

Individual tickets are free for students and available for pickup at the Center for Student Activities, located on the third floor of Colvard Student Union, at any point in the year or reserved online at least one week prior to each show. Tickets can be purchased online at .

The Lyceum Series is ĢƵ’s longest running performing arts series and is a key part of the university’s continued commitment to the arts. For more information about the 2024-25 season and tickets, visit  or call 662-325-2930.

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