Photo by Candace Cooksey Fulton

Cast members, from left, David Stewart, Josh Helms, Tyler Cureton (in turban and cape) as Monsieur Jourdain, Joshua James Sherman and Darren McEloy rehearse a scene in a poetic version of  Molière’s “The Bourgeois Gentleman” that premiere’s at 7:30 p.m. at the Howard Payne University Theatre. Performances are also 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday with a 2:30 p.m. matinee on Sunday. Call (325) 649-8516 to make reservations.