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ACU Home > Major Events > News > 2002 News Archive > Freshman Follies

Curtain to go up on ACU Freshman Follies this weekend

For immediate release
Sept. 23, 2002

Several hundred excited freshmen at Abilene Christian University will showcase their talents on stage for Freshman Follies, a musical variety show, Friday and Saturday.

Five shows are planned in Cullen Auditorium this weekend. On Friday, Sept. 27, shows start at 7 p.m and 9 p.m.. On Saturday, Sept. 28, shows start at 2 p.m., 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. Tickets cost $7. They are all general admission.

Tickets currently are on sale to the public at ACU's Moody Coliseum ticket window and online at www.freshmanfollies.com. The ticket window is open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on weekdays. For ticket availability or other information, call 674-2648.

The theme for this year's Follies is "Super Heroes." Phyllis Wilson, director of student productions, said the theme reflects a light, fun topic as well as a deeper meaning.

"To me, the battle between good and evil is what super hero-ing is really about," Wilson said in her director's notes. "Follies 2002 will take us on the journey from utter darkness through the shadows into the light, from a place where evil and chaos reign to an eternal reign of the soul."

Freshmen Follies is a long-standing ACU tradition for freshmen and transfer students. It is always a highlight of the fall semester where friendships are made behind the scenes and talents can be put on display for friends and family. Approximately 2,500 parents, friends and family will be visiting Abilene for the Freshman Follies performances.

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