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Shenandoah Shakespeare Express to present "Return to the Forbidden Planet," Feb. 11, at FMU

            FLORENCE, S.C. – Shenandoah Shakespeare Express will present “Return to the Forbidden Planet,” a sci-fi musical based on “The Tempest,” Saturday, Feb. 11, at Francis Marion University.

            The performance will begin at 8 p.m. in the McNair Science Building auditorium. Admission is free and open to the public.

            Imagine that American Bandstand, Star Trek, and William Shakespeare were involved in a disastrous transporter malfunction, and the result at the other end was a combination of all three. That’s just part of the fun of Shakespeare’s long lost rock ’n’ roll masterpiece, “Return to the Forbidden Planet.” Rock ’n’ roll music, a sci-fi fantasy, and dialogue from the greatest plays ever written will keep the audience laughing and jamming profoundly through the cosmos.

            More information about the troupe and the production can be found at

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Last Published: February 15, 2007 10:02 AM
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