Wilkes University

2015 - 2016 Season

Performances


Twelfth Night

TWELFTH NIGHT or What You Will

By William Shakespeare
Direction by Jon Liebetrau

Performances:

  • April 14, 15, 16 at 8 p.m.
  • April 17 at 2 p.m.
Description:

Mistaken identity? Shipwreck? Love triangles? Twins? Disguises? Mishaps? Why it must be Shakespeare! Written originally as an entertainment to close the Christmas season, Twelfth Night still satisfies at any time of year. Enjoy the best of the Bard of Avon with his most perfect comedy!


Our Town

Our Town Logo

By Thornton Wilder
Direction by Jon Liebetrau

Performances:

  • Oct 1, 2, 3 at 8pm & Oct 4 at 2pm
Description:

Welcome to Grover’s Corners, New Hampshire and a long-­‐gone way of American life. Rediscover your best self with Wilder’s enduring classic that celebrates both the marvel of everyday existence and that “something” that’s eternal about every human being.


Shout!SHOUT! The Mod Musical

By Philip George and David Lowenstein
Direction by Teresa Fallon  
Musical Direction by Ken McGraw

Performances:

  • Nov 13, 14, 20, 21 at 8pm
  • Nov 15, 22 at 2pm 
Description:

Enjoy this effervescent hip-­‐swiveling journey through the pop classics that made superstars of Lulu, Petula Clark, Dusty Springfield and more! This mod musical magazine follows the lives of five “birds” coming of age in 60’s London and the sounds that made it swing!


DOGFIGHT the Musical

DOGFIGHT the Musical

Music and Lyrics by Benj Pasek & Justin Paul
Book by Peter Duchan
Direction by Joseph Dawson
Musical Direction by Ken McGraw

Performances:

  • Feb. 19, 20, 26, 27 at 8 p.m. 
  • Feb. 21, 28 at 2 p.m.
 
DESCRIPTION:

It’s November 21, 1963. On the eve of their deployment to a small but growing conflict in Southeast Asia, three young soldiers set out for one final boy's night of debauchery, partying and trouble. When Corporal Eddie Birdlace meets Rose, an awkward and idealistic waitress he enlists to win a cruel bet with his fellow recruits, she rewrites the rules of the game and teaches him the power of compassion.


 

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