March 28, 2012

Shryock to host 65th Theta Xi Variety Show

by Christi Mathis

CARBONDALE, Ill. -- The 65th Annual Theta Xi Variety Show is coming to Southern Illinois University Carbondale on Saturday, March 31, offering an evening of song, dance and special entertainment.

The show begins at 6 p.m. at Shryock Auditorium and everyone is welcome.  Tickets are $10 in advance or $12 at the door.  VIP seating is $15 in advance or $17 at the door.  Purchase tickets prior to the event online at

The show originated with the men of Kappa Delta Alpha in 1947 as the All-School Variety Show and it continues to be a popular event today among the Greek and campus communities.  The title of the 2012 edition is Family Game Night Show and there’s a “Board Games” theme. 

The Inter-Greek Council now sponsors the show and about 100-120 performers will entertain with song, dance and more in groups large and small. 

For more information, visit or call 618/453-6000.