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MSC OPAS 42 The Cerebral Gesture: The Paintings of Alan Stacell The Great War Exhibit

MSC OPAS 42

Take a look at this year's OPAS lineup, which includes national tours direct from Broadway, concerts, theatrical plays, family fun, and more.

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The Cerebral Gesture: The Paintings of Alan Stacell

Visit an exhibit of 20 paintings by the late Alan Stacell, a prolific artist and former professor of architecture at Texas A&M

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The Great War Exhibit

"The Great War: Memories of Service and Sacrifice, A World War I Exhibit Featuring the Aggie Experience" will be open at Cushing Memorial Library & Archives through August 2014.

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BEYOND GLORY- The Story of 8 Men of Incredible Valor

MSC OPAS Presents

Event Type
Performances
Date
Wednesday, November 6, 2013
Time
7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Description
Tony Award® nominee and stage and screen star Stephen Lang masterfully brings eight American veterans to life in this one-man tour-de-force. Lang renders first hand accounts of valor which resulted in their receiving our nation's highest military award - the Medal of Honor. Mature Subject Matter Stephen Lang, award winning playwright, stage and screen star, brings the stories of eight different men to the stage in a one-man show that will reach into your very soul and keep you thoroughly spellbound: Beyond Glory, adapted from Larry Smith's stirring book. Commended for film portrayals of Babe Ruth to Stonewall Jackson to AVATAR's Col. Quaritch, Lang began his career on Broadway and maintained a managing role at the Actor's Theatre. It is through Lang's stage adaptation of Beyond Glory that he has reached his most memorable, his most brilliant work. Beyond Glory enjoyed a celebrated run on Broadway and in Chicago's Goodman Theater; Lang is now taking it coast to coast. Beyond Glory presents the stories of eight veterans from World War II, Korea, and Vietnam, rendering first hand accounts of valor which resulted in the nation's highest military award, the Medal of Honor. As a tribute to fallen soldiers, Lang performed the show on military bases, and gave a command performance on the floor of Congress with Medal of Honor recipient Senator Daniel Inouye of Hawaii in attendance. The oral histories of these eight men are brought to life through Lang's commanding performance, with a backdrop of video screens which occasionally evoke the turmoil of combat. Lang subtly moves through each man's story with a slight alteration of posture and vocal coloring to suggest a new personality. This illusory magic suggests the magnitude of this performer, the brilliance of his talent that will light up your stage with one of the most memorable presentations you will ever have the honor of presenting. Series Sponsored by Sterling Auto Group, First Victoria National Bank & Better Homes & Gardens Real Estate
Location
Room: Theatre

Directions: OPAS Performance Night Parking Available in the University Center Parking Garage Please use the map below to enter the parking garage. No payment will be required before or after the performance. "Gold Seal" parking pass holders should place your hangtag on your rearview mirror. Parking spaces designated for "Gold Seal" patrons will be available on the first level of the garage. Handicapped parking spots are available on the first level of the garage as well.

Sponsor
Texas A&M University
Contact
Becky Wade
979-845-1661
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