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Congrats to LSU Theatre alum Madison Dirks on Broadway Opening

A Chicago-based cast -- from left, Carrie Coon, Tracy Letts, Amy Morton and Madison Dirks -- stars in a revival of Edward Albee's 'Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?' / Michael Brosilow

Congrats to LSU Theatre alum Madison Dirks on Broadway Opening

Madison Dirks, an LSU graduate (2003) and former student in the LSU Department of Theatre, recently appeared in his broadway debut as “Nick” in the 50th anniversary revival of “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?”

A special reception event for LSU Alumni & Friends took place Thursday, November 29, 2012, honoring Madison Dirks at:

BOURBON STREET BAR & GRILL
10:00 P.M. | W. 46th STREET

Alumni & friend were also invited to the Broadway performance prior to the reception at 7:00 p.m. at Booth Theatre. Purchase tickets for the performance at (800)-432-7250 or visit virginiawoolfbroadway.com online.

Broadway World Interviews Madison Dirks

USA Today Review: Astonishing Revival of “Who’s Afraid?”

An LSU Department of Theatre student through 2003, Dirks starred in many productions both for Swine Palace and the LSU Mainstage including “A Midsummer’s Night Dream” and “The Shape of Things.” After leaving Baton Rouge, he moved to Chicago, where he has built a successful stage and film career. His previous Chicago-area theatre credits include “The Chosen” for Steppenwolf Arts Exchange and an understudy role for “Hillbilly Antigone” at Lookingglass Theatre Company.

Photo credit for featured photograph: http://www.theadvertiser.com/usatoday/article/1632489?odyssey=mod_sectionstories

Reception Photographs from November 29, 2012

(l to r) LSU Theatre Chair Kristin Sosnowsky, Madison Dirks (Theatre alum and cast member of Who’s Afarid of Virginia Woolf?), and the acclaimed actress (and LSU alum) Elizabeth Ashley.