Peach State Summer Theater Opens

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- Valdosta, Ga. - June 02, 2012 -

The Peach State Summer Theater returns to Valdosta.

Saturday is opening night for the series of professional theater performances at Valdosta State University. This year is the 23rd season.

They open with "Legally Blonde The Musical" at 7:30 p.m. The other two musicals are "Go Dog. Go" and "The Light In The Piazza".

In 2006 PSST was designated the Official Musical Theater of the State of Georgia by the legislature.

"We have a company of 62 people. Actors, dancers, singers, designers and stage hands from all across the country who come and join us for a nine week period. And we present three musicals in rotating repertory," said Duke Guthrie, Managing Director.


"Legally Blonde The Musical" opens on Saturday, June 02.

“Go Dog. Go!” opens on Friday, June 15.

“The Light in the Piazza” opens on Friday, June 22.

The three shows will be presented in rotating repertory through the weekend of July 14-15 on the Sawyer Theatre stage in VSU’s Fine Arts Building, which is located on the corner of Brookwood Drive and Oak Street.

The Peach State Summer Theatre box office is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sundays. It is located on the first floor of the VSU Fine Arts Building and can be reached by calling (229) 259-7770.

Individual show tickets are $25 plus tax for adults and $20 plus tax for all children, students, and senior citizens. Peach State Summer Theatre season memberships are available for $69.55, tax included, for adults and $62.06, tax included, for children, students, and senior citizens through June 2 only. Each season membership comes with three admissions for the member to redeem as he or she chooses.