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Theater to Present How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Published: November 29 2016

The Arkansas State University-Beebe Theater Department and Delta Psi Omega theater fraternity will present How the Grinch Stole Christmas on Monday, Dec. 5 and Tuesday, Dec. 6 at 7:30 p.m. in the Owen Center Auditorium on the Beebe campus. Admission to the performance is free with donations accepted to benefit the ASU-Beebe Angel Tree program. 

How the Grinch Stole Christmas is an adaptation of the children’s book written by Theodor “Dr. Seuss” Geisel. The main character is the Grinch, a grouchy, solitary creature who attempts to end Christmas by stealing Christmas-themed items from the homes of the nearby town of Whoville on Christmas Eve. 


The cast of How the Grinch Stole Christmas includes students and community members.  Cast members are Annabell Anderson of Beebe as Lou Ann Roo Who; Peyton Arnold of Ward as Ploopsie Floo Who; Tim Bordelon from Des Arc as The Grinch; Brittany Dollar from Quitman as Suzie Cue Who; Lauren Goddard of Heber Springs as La La Lou Who; Precious McCulloch from Clarendon as Ginger Sue Who; Destiny McCulloch from Clarendon as Mayor Who; Ashley Paden from Cabot, as Max the Dog; Sue Posey of Searcy as Librarian Who; Kayla Lewis from Stuttgart, as Betty Moo Who; Caroline Veuleman of Beebe as Julie Too Who; Chloe Veuleman of Beebe as Giddy Boo Who; Kennedy Veuleman of Beebe as Cindy Lou Who.


ASU-Beebe is the only two-year college in central Arkansas that offers an Associate of Fine Arts (AFA) degree. The AFA degree has an emphasis in vocal music or instrumental music, theater, graphic design, or creative arts enterprise. This degree is a comprehensive two-year curriculum designed specifically for transfer toward a bachelor’s degree in fine arts. 


The Owen Center Auditorium is located on the Beebe campus at 1100 W. Iowa Street. For more information, contact Sandra Williams at (501) 882-4493 or email sfwilliams@asub.edu.


Arkansas State University-Beebe is an operationally separate, two-year institution of the Arkansas State University System.  With campuses located in Beebe, Heber Springs, Searcy, the Little Rock Air Force Base, and online, the university offers associate degrees, certificates, and non-credit training for business and industry.  The Beebe campus also collaborates with Arkansas State, a four-year university in Jonesboro, to offer baccalaureate and graduate degrees on the Beebe campus. ASU-Beebe is nationally recognized by the Aspen Institute for student success rates.