Theatre Arts begins 5 performances of fall musical “Anne of Green Gables” 10/23

BUIES CREEK, North Carolina — Campbell University’s Theatre Arts Department will hold five performances of its fall musical, “Anne of Green Gables,” with the premiere set for Oct. 23 during Homecoming Week 2015.

All five shows will be held in Ellis Theatre in the Fine Arts Building on Campbell’s main campus in Buies Creek:

  • Friday, Oct. 23, 7 p.m.
  • Sunday, Oct. 25, 2 p.m.
  • Thursday, Oct. 29, 7 p.m.
  • Friday, Oct. 30, 7 p.m.
  • Sunday, Nov. 1, 2 p.m.

The performances are open to the public. Tickets are $3 for students and senior citizens, and $7 for all others. Tickets can be purchased online at or by calling the Fine Arts Department at 910-893-1495.

The musical “Anne of Green Gables” is adapted from the books by Lucy Maud Montgomery. The story follows the adventures of Anne Shirley, a red-headed orphan who comes to live with brother and sister Matthew and Marilla. They had sent for a boy to help them on their farm, but Anne arrives instead. Despite Marilla’s misgivings, they decide to keep her. Anne is full of spirit, but comes to be part of the community, finally finding her dream of a home.