KC Theatre will present Lord of the Flies Oct. 18-21

Kilgore College Theatre will present “Lord of the Flies” beginning Oct. 18 in Van Cliburn Auditorium on the Kilgore campus.

The play is set for 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Oct. 18-20, with a matinee performance 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21.

It was adapted by Nigel Williams from the 1954 novel by Nobel Prize-winning English author William Golding.

Two special morning performances are also scheduled for area schools and community organizations set for 10:30 a.m. Oct. 18 and 19, which will feature an educational presentation and discussion with the play’s cast and crew after the show.

General admission tickets are $10 for adults, $7 for students and $5 for KC students with a student ID.

Discounted ticket-pricing is available for groups of 10 or more.

This tale follows the breakdown of civilized behavior among young children in a setting of isolation and fear that highlights the contrast between cooperation and competition.

The play is appropriate for all ages but children under the age of seven will not be admitted. 

Late arrivals will also not be admitted.

The box office will open one hour prior to each performance.

Purchase tickets online at www.kilgore.edu/drama or by phone at 903-983-8126.

For more information, e-mail the KC Theatre Box Office at boxoffice@kilgore.edu.

The play is produced by special arrangement with Faber and Faber, Inc.

About Lord of the Flies:

The story begins after the wreck of a plane crash arriving on an abandoned island forcing a group of British boys to cope with the human need for society and the animal need for survival. While protecting themselves from the outward threat of the beast, they discover the real threat is their own primitive impulses.