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Clifford Takes a Look Back on His Life During This Performance of Side Man

For more than a century, LSU has cultivated a rich tradition of musical and theatrical art forms. We proudly carry that heritage into the 21st century, by preparing students for modern leadership roles and careers in the performing arts, as well as providing outreach and cultural enrichment to the community at large. We are fortunate to be located in the city of Baton Rouge, a diverse metropolitan region of nearly 800,000 citizens, the state capital of Louisiana, and a vibrant hub for cultural development.

The rapidly growing School of Theatre boasts a faculty and professional staff of 26, with 130 majors and 35 graduate students, and brings students a rare and unique learning opportunity through a close association with Swine Palace, a professional Equity theatre that operates year-round and offers substantial opportunities to work with national and international artists.

On February 9th, the LSU College of Music & Dramatic Arts will present Side Man. Side Man is the comic and tender story of Clifford, a young man who looks back on his family life; prior to leaving home, Clifford reconciles the role that he has long played as parent to his parents. Smoothly gliding between present and past, the play tells the story of a time before the Beatles and Elvis, when jazzmen were heroic like ballplayers and there was no shortage of Saturday-night gigs.

Side Man is both a tribute to the men whose lives were their music and a sober look at a family drama left in the wake of that passion. Admission is 9-dollars, and tickets may be purchased through the LSU College of Music & Dramatic Arts website.

At The Reserve at Jefferson Crossing Apartments in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, we find it important to attend events that stray from your typical routine. With that being said, we hope that this event will add something unique to your day. Be sure to check it out on Saturday!

Event Time/Date:
Saturday, February 9, 2019—7:30 PM

Event Venue Location:
College of Music & Dramatic Arts
4230 Dalrymple Drive
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803

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