CWUTheatre CalendarTheatre Calendarhttps://www.cwu.edu/theatre/calendaren-usMONKEY: His Magic Journey to the Westhttp://www.cwu.edu/theatre/monkey-his-magic-journey-westThursday, March 2Thu, 02 Mar 2017 19:30:00Entertainment,Exhibits,Fine & Performing Arts<p>Bryan Nason's retelling of the Hsi-yu Chi, the ancient Chinese classic.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Thought to have been written down by Wu Ch'eng-en, this adaptation of Wu Cheng-en’s 16th century novel, His-yu Chi or The Journey to the West, is a rollicking tale of adventure for the whole family. Australian playwright Bryan Nason adapts the original Chinese tale, based on the real-life journey of Buddhist monk Xuanzang to India to bring back sacred Buddhist writings back to China, in a way that brings out its humor and fantastical adventures while retaining its focus on the spiritual journey of the main characters.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>The original story is considered one of the Four Great Classical Novels of Chinese literature and remains a much beloved story in many Asian countries. Join Sun Wu Kong, the Handsome Monkey King and Great Sage, Equal to Heaven as he and his companions, Pigsy, Sandy, Dragon Horse, and their Buddhist monk master Tripitaka as they fight monsters, demons, and each other on their hilarious and holy journey to India.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Directed by George Bellah</p><p><br>March 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, 11 at 7:30 PM<br>March 12 at 2:00 PM<br>McConnell Auditorium</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="/theatre/node/2684">Tickets</a></p><p><br>Adult $12 – Seniors $10 – Under 18&nbsp; $10 – CWU Student $8<br>Advanced purchase recommended</p><p>Family Friendly</p></br></br></br></br></br>Wednesday, February 81486593898MONKEY: His Magic Journey to the Westhttp://www.cwu.edu/theatre/monkey-his-magic-journey-west-0Friday, March 3Fri, 03 Mar 2017 19:30:00Entertainment,Fine & Performing Arts<p>Bryan Nason's retelling of the Hsi-yu Chi, the ancient Chinese classic.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Thought to have been written down by Wu Ch'eng-en, this adaptation of Wu Cheng-en’s 16th century novel, His-yu Chi or The Journey to the West, is a rollicking tale of adventure for the whole family. Australian playwright Bryan Nason adapts the original Chinese tale, based on the real-life journey of Buddhist monk Xuanzang to India to bring back sacred Buddhist writings back to China, in a way that brings out its humor and fantastical adventures while retaining its focus on the spiritual journey of the main characters.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>The original story is considered one of the Four Great Classical Novels of Chinese literature and remains a much beloved story in many Asian countries. Join Sun Wu Kong, the Handsome Monkey King and Great Sage, Equal to Heaven as he and his companions, Pigsy, Sandy, Dragon Horse, and their Buddhist monk master Tripitaka as they fight monsters, demons, and each other on their hilarious and holy journey to India.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Directed by George Bellah</p><p><br>March 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, 11 at 7:30 PM<br>March 12 at 2:00 PM<br>McConnell Auditorium</p><p><a href="/theatre/node/2684"><strong>Tickets</strong></a></p><br><p>Adult $12 – Seniors $10 – Under 18&nbsp; $10 – CWU Student $8<br>Advanced purchase recommended</p><p>Family Friendly</p></br></br></br></br></br>Wednesday, February 81486596275MONKEY: His Magic Journey to the Westhttp://www.cwu.edu/theatre/monkey-his-magic-journey-west-1Saturday, March 4Sat, 04 Mar 2017 19:30:00Entertainment,Fine & Performing Arts<p>Bryan Nason's retelling of the Hsi-yu Chi, the ancient Chinese classic.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Thought to have been written down by Wu Ch'eng-en, this adaptation of Wu Cheng-en’s 16th century novel, His-yu Chi or The Journey to the West, is a rollicking tale of adventure for the whole family. Australian playwright Bryan Nason adapts the original Chinese tale, based on the real-life journey of Buddhist monk Xuanzang to India to bring back sacred Buddhist writings back to China, in a way that brings out its humor and fantastical adventures while retaining its focus on the spiritual journey of the main characters.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>The original story is considered one of the Four Great Classical Novels of Chinese literature and remains a much beloved story in many Asian countries. Join Sun Wu Kong, the Handsome Monkey King and Great Sage, Equal to Heaven as he and his companions, Pigsy, Sandy, Dragon Horse, and their Buddhist monk master Tripitaka as they fight monsters, demons, and each other on their hilarious and holy journey to India.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Directed by George Bellah</p><p><br>March 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, 11 at 7:30 PM<br>March 12 at 2:00 PM<br>McConnell Auditorium</p><p>Tickets</p><br><p>Adult $12 – Seniors $10 – Under 18&nbsp; $10 – CWU Student $8<br>Advanced purchase recommended</p><p>Family Friendly</p><p>&nbsp;</p></br></br></br></br></br>Wednesday, February 81486596305MONKEY: His Magic Journey to the Westhttp://www.cwu.edu/theatre/monkey-his-magic-journey-west-2Thursday, March 9Thu, 09 Mar 2017 19:30:00Entertainment,Fine & Performing Arts<p>Bryan Nason's retelling of the Hsi-yu Chi, the ancient Chinese classic.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Thought to have been written down by Wu Ch'eng-en, this adaptation of Wu Cheng-en’s 16th century novel, His-yu Chi or The Journey to the West, is a rollicking tale of adventure for the whole family. Australian playwright Bryan Nason adapts the original Chinese tale, based on the real-life journey of Buddhist monk Xuanzang to India to bring back sacred Buddhist writings back to China, in a way that brings out its humor and fantastical adventures while retaining its focus on the spiritual journey of the main characters.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>The original story is considered one of the Four Great Classical Novels of Chinese literature and remains a much beloved story in many Asian countries. Join Sun Wu Kong, the Handsome Monkey King and Great Sage, Equal to Heaven as he and his companions, Pigsy, Sandy, Dragon Horse, and their Buddhist monk master Tripitaka as they fight monsters, demons, and each other on their hilarious and holy journey to India.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Directed by George Bellah</p><p><br>March 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, 11 at 7:30 PM<br>March 12 at 2:00 PM<br>McConnell Auditorium</p><p>Tickets</p><br><p>Adult $12 – Seniors $10 – Under 18&nbsp; $10 – CWU Student $8<br>Advanced purchase recommended</p><p>Family Friendly</p><p>&nbsp;</p></br></br></br></br></br>Wednesday, February 81486596364MONKEY: His Magic Journey to the Westhttp://www.cwu.edu/theatre/monkey-his-magic-journey-west-3Friday, March 10Fri, 10 Mar 2017 19:30:00Entertainment,Fine & Performing Arts<p>Bryan Nason's retelling of the Hsi-yu Chi, the ancient Chinese classic.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Thought to have been written down by Wu Ch'eng-en, this adaptation of Wu Cheng-en’s 16th century novel, His-yu Chi or The Journey to the West, is a rollicking tale of adventure for the whole family. Australian playwright Bryan Nason adapts the original Chinese tale, based on the real-life journey of Buddhist monk Xuanzang to India to bring back sacred Buddhist writings back to China, in a way that brings out its humor and fantastical adventures while retaining its focus on the spiritual journey of the main characters.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>The original story is considered one of the Four Great Classical Novels of Chinese literature and remains a much beloved story in many Asian countries. Join Sun Wu Kong, the Handsome Monkey King and Great Sage, Equal to Heaven as he and his companions, Pigsy, Sandy, Dragon Horse, and their Buddhist monk master Tripitaka as they fight monsters, demons, and each other on their hilarious and holy journey to India.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Directed by George Bellah</p><p><br>March 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, 11 at 7:30 PM<br>March 12 at 2:00 PM<br>McConnell Auditorium</p><p>Tickets</p><br><p>Adult $12 – Seniors $10 – Under 18&nbsp; $10 – CWU Student $8<br>Advanced purchase recommended</p><p>Family Friendly</p></br></br></br></br></br>Wednesday, February 81486596448MONKEY: His Magic Journey to the Westhttp://www.cwu.edu/theatre/monkey-his-magic-journey-west-4Saturday, March 11Sat, 11 Mar 2017 18:30:00Entertainment,Fine & Performing Arts<p>Bryan Nason's retelling of the Hsi-yu Chi, the ancient Chinese classic.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Thought to have been written down by Wu Ch'eng-en, this adaptation of Wu Cheng-en’s 16th century novel, His-yu Chi or The Journey to the West, is a rollicking tale of adventure for the whole family. Australian playwright Bryan Nason adapts the original Chinese tale, based on the real-life journey of Buddhist monk Xuanzang to India to bring back sacred Buddhist writings back to China, in a way that brings out its humor and fantastical adventures while retaining its focus on the spiritual journey of the main characters.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>The original story is considered one of the Four Great Classical Novels of Chinese literature and remains a much beloved story in many Asian countries. Join Sun Wu Kong, the Handsome Monkey King and Great Sage, Equal to Heaven as he and his companions, Pigsy, Sandy, Dragon Horse, and their Buddhist monk master Tripitaka as they fight monsters, demons, and each other on their hilarious and holy journey to India.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Directed by George Bellah</p><p><br>March 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, 11 at 7:30 PM<br>March 12 at 2:00 PM<br>McConnell Auditorium</p><p>Tickets</p><br><p>Adult $12 – Seniors $10 – Under 18&nbsp; $10 – CWU Student $8<br>Advanced purchase recommended</p><p>Family Friendly</p><p>&nbsp;</p></br></br></br></br></br>Wednesday, February 81486596478MONKEY: His Magic Journey to the Westhttp://www.cwu.edu/theatre/monkey-his-magic-journey-west-5Sunday, March 12Sun, 12 Mar 2017 14:00:00Entertainment,Fine & Performing Arts<p>Bryan Nason's retelling of the Hsi-yu Chi, the ancient Chinese classic.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Thought to have been written down by Wu Ch'eng-en, this adaptation of Wu Cheng-en’s 16th century novel, His-yu Chi or The Journey to the West, is a rollicking tale of adventure for the whole family. Australian playwright Bryan Nason adapts the original Chinese tale, based on the real-life journey of Buddhist monk Xuanzang to India to bring back sacred Buddhist writings back to China, in a way that brings out its humor and fantastical adventures while retaining its focus on the spiritual journey of the main characters.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>The original story is considered one of the Four Great Classical Novels of Chinese literature and remains a much beloved story in many Asian countries. Join Sun Wu Kong, the Handsome Monkey King and Great Sage, Equal to Heaven as he and his companions, Pigsy, Sandy, Dragon Horse, and their Buddhist monk master Tripitaka as they fight monsters, demons, and each other on their hilarious and holy journey to India.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Directed by George Bellah</p><p><br>March 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, 11 at 7:30 PM<br>March 12 at 2:00 PM<br>McConnell Auditorium</p><p>Tickets</p><br><p>Adult $12 – Seniors $10 – Under 18&nbsp; $10 – CWU Student $8<br>Advanced purchase recommended</p><p>Family Friendly</p><p>&nbsp;</p></br></br></br></br></br>Wednesday, February 81486596534Chicago: The Musical http://www.cwu.edu/theatre/chicago-musicalThursday, April 13Thu, 13 Apr 2017 19:30:00Entertainment,Fine & Performing Arts<p>April 13, 14, 20, 21 at 7:30 PM<br>April 15 and 22 at 7:30 PM and 11:00 PM (Late-Night Adult Production)</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Directed by Terri Brown</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="/theatre/node/2684"><strong>Tickets</strong></a></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Milo Smith Tower Theatre<br>Adult $15 – Seniors $12 – Under 18&nbsp; $10 – CWU Student $8<br>Advanced purchase recommended</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>In roaring twenties Chicago, chorine Roxie Hart murders a faithless lover and convinces her hapless husband Amos to take the rap...until he finds out he's been duped and turns on Roxie. Convicted and sent to death row, Roxie and another "Merry Murderess" Velma Kelly, vie for the spotlight and the headlines, ultimately joining forces in search of the "American Dream": fame, fortune and acquittal. This sharp edged satire features a dazzling score that sparked immortal staging by Bob Fosse.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><em>“Fosse’s best work, uncompromising and with real strength showing in every idea and image.” - Newsweek</em></p></br></br></br>Wednesday, February 81486597110Chicago: The Musicalhttp://www.cwu.edu/theatre/chicago-musical-0Friday, April 14Fri, 14 Apr 2017 19:30:00Entertainment,Fine & Performing Arts<p>April 13, 14, 20, 21 at 7:30 PM<br>April 15 and 22 at 7:30 PM and 11:00 PM (Late-Night Adult Production)</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Directed by Terri Brown</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong><a href="/theatre/node/2684">Tickets</a></strong></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Milo Smith Tower Theatre<br>Adult $15 – Seniors $12 – Under 18&nbsp; $10 – CWU Student $8<br>Advanced purchase recommended</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>In roaring twenties Chicago, chorine Roxie Hart murders a faithless lover and convinces her hapless husband Amos to take the rap...until he finds out he's been duped and turns on Roxie. Convicted and sent to death row, Roxie and another "Merry Murderess" Velma Kelly, vie for the spotlight and the headlines, ultimately joining forces in search of the "American Dream": fame, fortune and acquittal. This sharp edged satire features a dazzling score that sparked immortal staging by Bob Fosse.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><em>“Fosse’s best work, uncompromising and with real strength showing in every idea and image.” - Newsweek</em></p></br></br></br>Wednesday, February 81486597208Chicago: The Musicalhttp://www.cwu.edu/theatre/chicago-musical-1Saturday, April 15Sat, 15 Apr 2017 19:30:00Entertainment,Fine & Performing Arts<p>April 13, 14, 20, 21 at 7:30 PM<br>April 15 and 22 at 7:30 PM and 11:00 PM (Late-Night Adult Production)</p><p><br>Directed by Terri Brown</p><br><p><strong><a href="/theatre/node/2684">Tickets</a></strong></p><p><br>Milo Smith Tower Theatre<br>Adult $15 – Seniors $12 – Under 18&nbsp; $10 – CWU Student $8<br>Advanced purchase recommended</p><br><p>In roaring twenties Chicago, chorine Roxie Hart murders a faithless lover and convinces her hapless husband Amos to take the rap...until he finds out he's been duped and turns on Roxie. Convicted and sent to death row, Roxie and another "Merry Murderess" Velma Kelly, vie for the spotlight and the headlines, ultimately joining forces in search of the "American Dream": fame, fortune and acquittal. This sharp edged satire features a dazzling score that sparked immortal staging by Bob Fosse.</p><p><br>“Fosse’s best work, uncompromising and with real strength showing in every idea and image.” - Newsweek</p></br></br></br></br></br></br></br></br>Wednesday, February 81486597257Chicago: The Musical - LATE NIGHT Adult Performancehttp://www.cwu.edu/theatre/chicago-musical-late-night-adult-performanceSaturday, April 15Sat, 15 Apr 2017 23:00:00Entertainment,Fine & Performing Arts<p>April 13, 14, 20, 21 at 7:30 PM<br>April 15 and 22 at 7:30 PM and 11:00 PM (Late-Night Adult Production)</p><p><br>Directed by Terri Brown</p><br><p><a href="/theatre/node/2684"><strong>Tickets</strong></a></p><p><br>Milo Smith Tower Theatre<br>Adult $15 – Seniors $12 – Under 18&nbsp; $10 – CWU Student $8<br>Advanced purchase recommended</p><br><p>In roaring twenties Chicago, chorine Roxie Hart murders a faithless lover and convinces her hapless husband Amos to take the rap...until he finds out he's been duped and turns on Roxie. Convicted and sent to death row, Roxie and another "Merry Murderess" Velma Kelly, vie for the spotlight and the headlines, ultimately joining forces in search of the "American Dream": fame, fortune and acquittal. This sharp edged satire features a dazzling score that sparked immortal staging by Bob Fosse.</p><p><br>“Fosse’s best work, uncompromising and with real strength showing in every idea and image.” - Newsweek</p></br></br></br></br></br></br></br></br>Wednesday, February 81486597353Chicago: The Musicalhttp://www.cwu.edu/theatre/chicago-musical-2Thursday, April 20Thu, 20 Apr 2017 19:30:00Entertainment,Fine & Performing Arts<p>April 13, 14, 20, 21 at 7:30 PM<br>April 15 and 22 at 7:30 PM and 11:00 PM (Late-Night Adult Production)</p><p><br>Directed by Terri Brown</p><br><p><a href="/theatre/node/2684"><strong>Tickets</strong></a></p><p><br>Milo Smith Tower Theatre<br>Adult $15 – Seniors $12 – Under 18&nbsp; $10 – CWU Student $8<br>Advanced purchase recommended</p><br><p>In roaring twenties Chicago, chorine Roxie Hart murders a faithless lover and convinces her hapless husband Amos to take the rap...until he finds out he's been duped and turns on Roxie. Convicted and sent to death row, Roxie and another "Merry Murderess" Velma Kelly, vie for the spotlight and the headlines, ultimately joining forces in search of the "American Dream": fame, fortune and acquittal. This sharp edged satire features a dazzling score that sparked immortal staging by Bob Fosse.</p><p><br><em>“Fosse’s best work, uncompromising and with real strength showing in every idea and image.” - Newsweek</em></p><p>&nbsp;</p></br></br></br></br></br></br></br></br>Wednesday, February 81486597455Chicago: The Musicalhttp://www.cwu.edu/theatre/chicago-musical-3Friday, April 21Fri, 21 Apr 2017 19:30:00Entertainment,Fine & Performing Arts<p>April 13, 14, 20, 21 at 7:30 PM<br>April 15 and 22 at 7:30 PM and 11:00 PM (Late-Night Adult Production)</p><p><br>Directed by Terri Brown</p><br><p><a href="/theatre/node/2684"><strong>Tickets</strong></a></p><p><br>Milo Smith Tower Theatre<br>Adult $15 – Seniors $12 – Under 18&nbsp; $10 – CWU Student $8<br>Advanced purchase recommended</p><br><p>In roaring twenties Chicago, chorine Roxie Hart murders a faithless lover and convinces her hapless husband Amos to take the rap...until he finds out he's been duped and turns on Roxie. Convicted and sent to death row, Roxie and another "Merry Murderess" Velma Kelly, vie for the spotlight and the headlines, ultimately joining forces in search of the "American Dream": fame, fortune and acquittal. This sharp edged satire features a dazzling score that sparked immortal staging by Bob Fosse.</p><p><br>“Fosse’s best work, uncompromising and with real strength showing in every idea and image.” - Newsweek</p></br></br></br></br></br></br></br></br>Wednesday, February 81486597498Chicago: The Musicalhttp://www.cwu.edu/theatre/chicago-musical-4Saturday, April 22Sat, 22 Apr 2017 19:30:00Entertainment,Fine & Performing Arts<p>April 13, 14, 20, 21 at 7:30 PM<br>April 15 and 22 at 7:30 PM and 11:00 PM (Late-Night Adult Production)</p><p><br>Directed by Terri Brown</p><p><br><strong><a href="/theatre/node/2684">Tickets</a></strong></p><p><br>Milo Smith Tower Theatre<br>Adult $15 – Seniors $12 – Under 18&nbsp; $10 – CWU Student $8<br>Advanced purchase recommended</p><br><p>In roaring twenties Chicago, chorine Roxie Hart murders a faithless lover and convinces her hapless husband Amos to take the rap...until he finds out he's been duped and turns on Roxie. Convicted and sent to death row, Roxie and another "Merry Murderess" Velma Kelly, vie for the spotlight and the headlines, ultimately joining forces in search of the "American Dream": fame, fortune and acquittal. This sharp edged satire features a dazzling score that sparked immortal staging by Bob Fosse.</p><p><br><em>“Fosse’s best work, uncompromising and with real strength showing in every idea and image.” - Newsweek</em></p><p>&nbsp;</p></br></br></br></br></br></br></br></br>Wednesday, February 81486597580Chicago: The Musical - LATE NIGHT Adult Performancehttp://www.cwu.edu/theatre/chicago-musical-late-night-adult-performance-0Saturday, April 22Sat, 22 Apr 2017 23:00:00Entertainment,Fine & Performing Arts<p>April 13, 14, 20, 21 at 7:30 PM<br>April 15 and 22 at 7:30 PM and 11:00 PM (Late-Night Adult Production)</p><p><br>Directed by Terri Brown</p><br><p><a href="/theatre/node/2684"><strong>Tickets</strong></a></p><p><br>Milo Smith Tower Theatre<br>Adult $15 – Seniors $12 – Under 18&nbsp; $10 – CWU Student $8<br>Advanced purchase recommended</p><p><br>In roaring twenties Chicago, chorine Roxie Hart murders a faithless lover and convinces her hapless husband Amos to take the rap...until he finds out he's been duped and turns on Roxie. Convicted and sent to death row, Roxie and another "Merry Murderess" Velma Kelly, vie for the spotlight and the headlines, ultimately joining forces in search of the "American Dream": fame, fortune and acquittal. This sharp edged satire features a dazzling score that sparked immortal staging by Bob Fosse.</p><p><br><em>“Fosse’s best work, uncompromising and with real strength showing in every idea and image.” - Newsweek</em></p><p>&nbsp;</p></br></br></br></br></br></br></br></br>Wednesday, February 81486597638