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 ASUB Annual Yuletide Madrigal Feaste Set for December 1

Characters from Madrigal Feast raise toast to King

The Madrigal Feaste!

BEEBE, Ark. – The Arkansas State University-Beebe Music Department will celebrate the coming holiday season with the color and pageantry of the Annual Yuletide Madrigal Feaste to be held Friday, Dec. 1 and Saturday, Dec. 2 at 7 p.m. The ASU-Beebe production began in December 2001.

 All the regal and ceremonial pomp of Merrie Olde England will be brought to life at the University Café in the Dr. Eugene McKay Student Center on the Beebe campus, located at 610 N. Pecan Street.

The evening will begin with wassail, followed by an elegant feast served with all the grandeur befitting such a festive occasion. Musical entertainment will accent each course of the magnificent feast.

Fair ladies and gentlemen, a court jester and general merriment will be under the direction of associate professor of music Dr. Timothy Bartlett, with Mary Jo Parker as the accompanist.

Participants include Misty Boatman, Bryce Cummings, Alfredo Diarcos, Evan Fudge, Ashley Hannagan, Noah Kidd, and Maddie Ragan, all of Searcy; Ashley Courson and Hannah Dyson, both of Beebe; Ireland Eversole and Collin Young, both of Cabot; Hailey Hardin of Judsonia; Victoria Hayes of Pangburn; Rodney Kirkland of Ward; and Zach Tabor of Letona.

Tickets are $20 per person, and must be purchased in advance, as seating is limited. To reserve tickets, call the Music Department at (501) 882-4435. For more information, visit the ASU-Beebe website at

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. 










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