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  • Six Characters play photo

    USD Department of Theatre presents "Six characters in Search of an Author" Feb. 16-19, 2017.

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  • Night three has come to a close but you still have one last chance to catch this amazing production of "Six Characters in Search of an Author" tomorrow at 2:00pm. The box office opens at 12:00 and you can get tickets by calling 605-677-5400, going online to