KU Theatre to open 'Flora, the Red Menace' on Friday

Kansas University's production of "Flora, the Red Menace" will open Friday at Murphy Hall's William Inge Theatre.

Set in Depression-era New York City, "Flora" tells the story of an optimistic and high-spirited young woman whose love life becomes complicated when she joins the Communist Party. The comedy was the first musical collaboration between John Kander and Fred Ebb, the songwriting team behind “Chicago” and “Cabaret.”

Performances are 7:30 p.m. April 10, 11, 14, 15 and 16 as well as 2:30 p.m. April 12 in the Inge Theatre.

Tickets cost $15 for adults, $14 for seniors and KU faculty and staff and $10 for children. KU student tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door.

To purchase tickets, call the University Theatre at 864-3982, visit kutheatre.com or stop by the KU ticket offices.


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