Theatre Department to Feature “The Marriage Proposal” by Chekhov

January 11, 2024 (Jackson, Miss.) - Belhaven University's Theatre Department announced the upcoming theatre production “The Marriage Proposal” by Anton Chekhov.

The show will take place in the Barber Theatre from January 31 - February 3 at 7:30 p.m. with a matinee showing on February 3 at 2 p.m. 

One of Chekhov’s popular one-act comedies, The Marriage Proposal has delighted audiences for decades. When Ivan arrives at Natalya’s home to propose marriage to her, he fails to communicate his intentions before the two fall into bickering. Natalya’s mother must intercede and reveal to Natalya that the disagreeable Ivan is actually trying to propose to her.

Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for Belhaven University alumni and seniors, and complimentary for Belhaven University students, faculty, and staff and their immediate family. For information or to reserve tickets, email Tickets can be purchased at the door if seats are still available. Doors open 30 minutes prior to the performance time. 

This is just one of the many exciting events from Belhaven's School of Arts. Check out Arts Ablaze for plays, dance and music concerts, poetry readings, gallery exhibits and more happening this year.