Tess Carr plays the title character in TheatreUSF's production of the musical "Violet."

TheatreUSF has chosen a 2014 Tony-nominated musical for its spring production this year.  The story takes the audience back in time to the 1960’s to follow a young woman on her quest for beauty. University Beat on WUSF 89.7 takes us to rehearsals for “Violet,” and shows us how USF students are bringing this story of courage and love to life.

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USF Theatre Looks at the Question of Beauty in "Violet"

University Beat on WUSF TV takes us to rehearsals for “Violet,” and shows us how USF students are bringing this Tony-nominated story of courage and love to life. This report aired on the April 3rd episode of University Beat TV.

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April 14-16 & 21-23 at 7:30 pm
April 17 & 24 at 3 pm
USF Theatre One
Box office 813-974-2323

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Radio - During "Morning Edition" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday after the 6:45 AM and 8:45 AM newscasts | During "All Things Considered" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday at 5:44 PM | After "Florida Matters" on WSMR 89.1 Monday just before 10:30 PM

Mark Schreiner

Mark Schreiner has been the producer and reporter for "University Beat" on WUSF 89.7 FM since 2001 and on WUSF TV from 2007-2017. In addition to serving as a producer, reporter, host and assistant news director, he serves as Intern Coordinator for WUSF News. Mark has worked as an anchor, reporter and producer at radio stations in Tampa and his native Chicago since 1992. He graduated from Columbia College in Chicago with a BA in Telecommunications/Radio in 1994.

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