TWU Theatre presents 'Vital Signs'

For its final production of the 2021-2022 season, the TWU Theatre Program presents “Vital Signs,” a collage about contemporary woman. The program also will collect items for Minerva’s Market, a free on-campus food pantry aimed at helping to fill the gap for students experiencing food insecurity.

The play, “Vital Signs” by Jane Martin and directed by Patrick Bynane, head of the TWU Division of Theatre, will take place April 20-24 in the Redbud Theater Complex. For showtimes and to purchase tickets, visit twu.edu/theatre.

“Vital Signs” presents nine actors performing a suite of theatrical miniatures, more than 30 brief but powerful monologues that present a compelling collage about the people the New South has ignored – the outsiders who mainstream culture would prefer to forget but do so only at the peril of losing its humanity.

Patrons are encouraged to bring an item* to the theater during their chosen performance time to help “Stock Minerva’s Market.” Patrons who choose to attend the 2 p.m. performance Saturday, April 23, can receive a free ticket for bringing an item for the food pantry. The canned item performance option is not available for ticket reservations paid online. It is only for the Saturday matinee performance.

*Requested items for Minerva’s Market include:

  • Rice
  • Mac and Cheese (Single-serve cups)
  • Soup (Chicken noodle, vegetable soup)
  • Canned beans (Black beans)
  • Canned vegetables (Corn, peas)
  • Spaghetti sauce
  • Peanut butter
  • Strawberry jelly
  • Pancake mix
  • Pancake syrup
  • Personal hygiene items (Menstrual pads, soap, body wash, body wash for men, toothpaste, deodorant)