Penn State Centre Stage to present 'I.D.' Sept. 8-20

August 28, 2015

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- What makes us who we are? There are the stories our families tell us, and then there are the truths our DNA reveals. “I.D.,” presented by Penn State Centre Stage, is a world premiere hip-hop theatre piece that explores cultural identity utilizing dance, music and emceeing.

Written by NSangou Njikam, choreographed by Kikora Franklin, and directed by Steve Broadnax, “I.D.” opens with a preview performance at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 8 and runs through Sunday, Sept. 20. All shows are at the Penn State Downtown Theatre Center.

Tickets are $18 for evening performances and $16 for matinees. Penn State students can purchase discount tickets for $12 with a valid student ID.

An opening night reception is planned for Friday, Sept. 11 in advance of the 7:30 p.m. show. Tickets for the reception are $30 and include pre-show hors d'oeuvres and post-show desserts (show ticket not included). Doors open at 6 p.m.

Tickets are available at the Penn State Downtown Ticket Center, Eisenhower Box Office, or the Bryce Jordan Center. Tickets can also be purchased online at, or by calling 814-863-0255 or 1-800-ARTS-TIX.

For more information about “I.D.,” including show dates and times, visit Penn State Centre Stage is the professional arm of the Penn State School of Theatre and serves as the training program for young theatre professionals embarking in the entertainment industry. 

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