Current Theatre Season
or Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at A Certain School of Magic and Magic
by Matt Cox
Directed by: Paul Pharris
Music Director: Allison Marino
When: February 8-11, Wednesday – Saturday, 7:30 p.m. | February 12, Sunday, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Squires Recital Hall
McNeese Theatre W.A. and Dorothy Hanna Department of Performing Arts in collaboration with Lake Charles Little Theatre present “Puffs, or Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at A Certain School of Magic and Magic.”
For seven years a certain boy wizard went to a certain Wizard School and conquered evil. This, however, is not his story. This is the story of the Puffs… who just happened to be there too. A tale for anyone who has never been destined to save the world.
The New York Times proclaims Puffs “A fast-paced romp through the ‘Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic and Magic.’ For Potterphiliacs who grew up alongside Potter and are eager to revisit that world, Puffs exudes a jovial, winking fondness for all things Harry!”
This clever and inventive play “never goes more than a minute without a laugh” (Nerdist) giving you a new look at a familiar adventure from the perspective of three potential heroes just trying to make it through a magic school that proves to be very dangerous for children. Alongside them are the Puffs, a group of well-meaning, loyal outsiders with a thing for badgers “who are so lovable and relatable, you’ll leave the theater wishing they were in the stories all along” (Hollywood Life). Their “hilariously heartfelt!” (Metro) and epic journey takes the classic story to new places and reimagines what a boy wizard hero can be.
Tickets are $15 Gen Admission. McNeeese students get in free with current McNeese ID. $5 for non-McNeese students with a current high school or Sowela ID.
*All McNeese Student Tickets and Student Discount Tickets, can picked up the night of the performance from the Squires Recital Hall Box Office. There is not a pre-sale on student and student discount tickets.*