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Wednesday, December 04, 2019Performing Arts

SC Theater Department presents "Eagerheart"

SC Theater Department presents "Eagerheart"
A unique tradition of the Campus Players is the annual production of the Christmas morality play, Eagerheart. In 1933, President Kirk asked Miss Graham to direct some Christmas play for the final chapel before Christmas vacation. She remembered a morality play in which she had appeared while in high school about the turn of the century (i.e., circa 1900). In her files she found her script of Eagerhert by A.M. Buckton.

Copies were made and the play was produced. Dr Kirk was so pleased that he asked for a repeat performance the next year. The play has been performed every year since at the final chapel before Christmas. Recently, the show has grown such that it is given as a gift to the Southwestern community and performed four times.

Traditionally, all of the roles are taken by Campus Players. Two senior girls and two faculty or staff members are chosen by the members of Campus Players to play the role of the Honored Maiden, or Mary. The women are selected based on their contributions to campus life and their personifications of the Christian values of Eagerheart. The identity of the Honored Maiden is never revealed until the adoration tableau at...  More >>

Wednesday, December 04, 2019 11:00 AM thru 01:00 PM
Helen Graham Little Theater
Southwestern College
100 College St.
Winfield, KS 67156

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