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A SEASON OF THEATRE & DANCE

2015-2016


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NEW STUDENT SCENES

September 26, 2015 at 8:00 PM

Promising newcomers in scenes staged by this year's directing class on the Main Stage.
May contain adult themes and language.

Tickets are FREE for this performance.





Dance Studio Gala Showcase and Reception

Weekend of October 2-3, 2015

New Dance Studio in the Simpson Querrey Fitness Center

 



ARCADIA

by Tom Stoppard

October 8,  9, 2015 at 8:00 PM
Sunday October 10, 2015 at 2:00 PM and 8:00 PM


Science, literature, and the mysteries of attraction intertwine in the past and present for family and visitors at an English country house.  Comedy, ample wit, and the elements of a good detective story all add to the experience in this award-winning contemporary masterpiece.

Directed by Ed Kahn on the Main Stage

Ticket prices: $5-students/seniors/faculty/staff, and $10-general.
Admission is free for Ohio Wesleyan students with a valid ID.




FALL SENIOR PROJECT PRODUCTION

October 23, 24, 2015 at 8:00 PM

"Actions That a (Wo)Man Might Play"

Dutchman by LeRoi Jones


Studio Theatre
Tickets are FREE for this performance but you must have a ticket.  Limited availability!

 



  "ORCHESIS 15/16"

November 13, 14, 2015 at 8:00 PM
Sunday November 15, 2015 at 2:00 PM

This year's Orchesis dance concert features original work by students and faculty. Join us for an evening of contemporary dance that is sure to move and transform you!  This promises to be the perfect follow-up to the opening of our new dance studio in the Simpson Querrey Fitness Center on campus. 

Artistic direction by Rashana Smith on the Main Stage


Ticket prices: $5-students/seniors/faculty/staff, and $10-general.
Admission is free for Ohio Wesleyan students with a valid ID.



 

DIRECTING CLASS/PLAYWRITING CLASS ONE ACT PLAYS

December 4, 5, 2015 at 8:00 PM

This annual event with student directors and playwrights is often surprising, always rich and varied, and full of student talent and energy.  May contain adult themes and language.

Main Stage

Admission is FREE for these performances, no tickets required!






ARTIFICE

By Anne Flanagan, OWU ‘88

February 18, 19, 20, 2016 at 8:00 PM
Sunday February 21, 2016 at 2:00 PM

Eight wacky characters get snowed in during a gallery reception in upstate New York, and hilarity erupts over mistaken identity, secret schemes, jealous lovers, and financial ruin. Winner of three national comedy awards,  this hilarious romp is a farcical take on celebrity and an affectionate tribute to loyalty and love.  Directed by Bonnie Milne Gardner.   


Directed by Bonnie Milne Gardner in the Studio Theatre

Ticket prices: $5-students/seniors/faculty/staff, and $10-general.
Admission is free for Ohio Wesleyan students with a valid ID.

 




SPRING SENIOR PROJECT PRODUCTION

March 18 and 19, 2016 at 8:00 PM

Amicable Partings by George S. Kaufman & Leueen MacGrath

A Number by Caryl Churchill



Studio Theatre
Tickets are FREE for these performances but you must have a ticket.  Limited availability!

 


 

RED HOT & COLE

Music and lyrics by Cole Porter, book by James Bianchi, Muriel McAuley, & Randy Strawderman

April 8, 9, 15, 16, 2016 at 8:00 PM  
Sunday April 17, 2016 at 2:00 PM


The exhilarating musical revue of the life and music of Cole Porter will capture your heart!   Featuring over two dozen Porter songs, this co-production with our Department of Music bubbles with excitement and music that has become internationally famous.   The production celebrates the great American songwriter and the melodies, style, and wit he brought to Broadway and Hollywood.  


Stage direction by Elane Denny-Todd and music direction by Jason Hiester, on the Main Stage

Ticket prices: $5-students/seniors/faculty/staff, and $10-general.
Admission is free for Ohio Wesleyan students with a valid ID.

 


 
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