CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State University’s Theatre Department continues its 2019-2020 season next month with the world premiere of “The Expedition of Whispers.”

Performances will be held at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 13-15 with a matinee at 2 p.m. on Feb. 16 in the Withycombe Hall Lab Theatre, 2901 SW Campus Way in Corvallis.

Written by OSU Theatre Arts student Nate Pereira and set in 1937, the play follows a team of explorers as they search a mysterious temple for a valuable relic. In keeping with this season’s theme “The Undeniable Truth,” the characters must all confront their own hidden truths before they make it out alive.

All the designers and cast members are OSU students: Isabel Hanberg designed the costumes; Robert Reeder designed the sets; and Libby Brennen, Alessandra Ferriso, Noah Fox, Kian Mitchell and Hannah Schwartz make up the cast.

Tickets are $8 for general admission, $6 for seniors, $5 for youth and students, and $4 for OSU students. Tickets are available through the OSU Theatre Box Office by calling 541-737-2784, or online at Contact the box office for Disability Access Services accommodations or group ticket sales.

All seats in the Lab Theatre are general seating and there is no late admittance.

This production includes the use of a prop firearm and the sound of three gunshots.

College of Liberal Arts

About the OSU College of Liberal Arts: The College of Liberal Arts includes the fine and performing arts, humanities and social sciences, making it one of the largest and most diverse colleges at OSU. The college's research and instructional faculty members contribute to the education of all university students and provide national and international leadership, creativity and scholarship in their academic disciplines.


Elizabeth Helman, 541-737-3067, [email protected]

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