The William Jewell College chapter of the national theatre honorary Alpha Psi Omega will present BandAIDS, a benefit concert, at 7 p.m. October 6 in Peters Theater. The theater is located inside Brown Hall on the Liberty, Mo., campus.
The proceeds from the concert will go to Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, a national organization providing support and educational programs to those with AIDS (www.broadwaycares.org). Donations will be accepted at the door and throughout the performance.
“This event is an annual benefit concert to showcase local bands, and an opportunity for community involvement in social activism,” said Alpha Psi Omega president Hannah Reese. Among those scheduled to appear are Cody Ross, Mike Richardson (lead singer of Belated) and Superhit.
The William Jewell College Theatre will also present “The Laramie Project” at 7:30 p.m. November 15-17 and at 2 p.m. November 17, also in Peters Theater. The play by Moises Kaufman depicts the reaction to the 1998 murder of Mathew Shepard, an attack that was widely considered to be a hate crime motivated by homophobia.
With its challenging academic culture and focus on student achievement, William Jewell College promises students an outstanding liberal arts education that cultivates leadership, service, and spiritual growth within a community inspired by Christian ideals and committed to open, rigorous intellectual pursuits.