Southern Miss prepares for a new theatre season

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - The new Southern Miss Fall Theatre season is almost here. Cast members with the William Shakespeare classic "King Lear" are busily preparing for their debut next month.

The production opens at the university on October 14th and it runs through October 23rd. Additionally, the cast is welcoming an actor in residence this semester named Mark Kincaid, who is playing the title role.

According to the university, Kincaid is a classically trained actor who has performed at major theatres throughout the United States.

Tickets for "King Lear" are currently on sale and the play will be performed at Southern Miss's Tatum Theatre.

In two weeks, we will bring you a preview of the performance on Live at Five and on

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