Olivet’s Theatre Department Goes Back to Kindergarten for Fall 2019 Show

Olivet presents “All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten” Oct. 25-Nov. 2
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Hannah Priest

October 14, 2019 Arts & Music

“From the whimsy of childhood to the wisdom of old age, there are moments of grace to be found all around us,” says professor and theatre director Jerry Cohagan. Olivet Nazarene University’s production of “All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten” gives audiences simple stories that turn into moments of profound insight.


Show times are Friday, October 25, 7 p.m.; Saturday October 26, 2 p.m.; Friday, November 1, 7 p.m.; Saturday, November 2, 2p.m. and 7 p.m.

The play is based on Robert Fulghum’s best-selling book and features several heart-warming, tightly woven stories.

Starring in this production are:
Autumn Bentz – a junior psychology and communication studies double major with a social work minor
Josh Bumgardner – a senior communication studies major with an emphasis in theatre
Samantha Rose Brody – a sophomore communication major with a musical theatre minor
Abriella Caravette – a senior multimedia communication major with a film concentration and theatre minor
McKenna Christian – a senior communication major with a concentration in theatre.
Sam Durnil – a junior public relations and corporate communication major with a minor in theatre
Westin Edwards – a senior psychology and communication double major
Kaitlyn Kelley (Narrator) – a senior communication studies major with minors in theatre and Spanish
Isaac Lee (Pianist) – a senior music composition major
Aaron Newsome – a senior multimedia communication major
Victoria Volante – a senior communication studies major with a theatre concentration and minor in music
Jayson Zorn – a freshman music performance major

Tickets are $14 for adults and $10 for students and senior adults over the age of 65. Tickets are available online at olivet.edu/tickets.

To learn more about Olivet’s Department of Theatre and School of Music, contact the Office of Admissions at admissions@olivet.edu or 800-648-1463.

Published 10/14/19

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Hannah Priest

Hannah Priest ’21/’22 MBA is passionate about people and sharing their stories. After graduating from Olivet with a degree in Public Relations and Strategic Communications, she has found much joy in serving as the associate director of Alumni and University Relations at Olivet and a freelance writer. In her role, she has the ability to celebrate the accomplishments of those in the Olivet community and share stories of their meaningful experiences from their time at ONU and beyond. Outside of her work at Olivet, she is also a feature editor for SPLENDEUR magazine, an up-and-coming small business aimed at encouraging, equipping and empowering women to find their God-given purpose in whatever season of life they are in.

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