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Current Productions

 


2017-18 Season


Fall 2017


Good Kids

by Naomi Iszuka

November 9-13 & 16-19, 2017

Sex, social media and the nature of “Truth” are all embroiled in this extremely current,
relevant and raw play about a sexual encounter turned sideways on social media.

Milo Smith Tower Theatre
Adults $15 | Seniors $12 | Alumni $12 | Students $12 | CWU student wID $8
Advance ticket purchase recommended

Parental Guidance
Parents may consider some material unsuitable for their youngest children.
May include situations, language, or actions that may startle some patrons.

 

The Red Curtain Broadway Revue

November 30 & December 1-3, 2017
A bit of Broadway right here in Ellensburg.  This annual favorite features top-notch
singing, dancing, and choreography from some of Broadway’s best shows.

McConnell Auditorium
Adults $20/15 | Seniors $15/12 | Alumni $15/12 | Students $15/12 | CWU student wID $8
Advance ticket purchase recommended

Parental Guidance
Parents may consider some material unsuitable for their youngest children.
May include situations, language, or actions that may startle some patrons.

Special  Fall Bonus


Shakespeare’s

The Tempest

– from Canada's Stratford Festival

with Christopher Plummer as Prospero.

October 15 and 16, 2017
Pre-show introduction, only October 16, 6:30 PM with the productions at 7:00 PM.
McConnell Auditorium

Short program notes are available for this production.

Tickets for the public: 
Adult $10 | Senior $8 | Alumni $8
CWU Student wID $8 | Student $8

Reserved seating.
Advance purchase is recommended.

Charles Dicken’s

Great Expectations

– from London's West End

October 22 and 23, 2017
Pre-show introduction, only October 23, 6:30 PM with the production at 7:00 PM.

McConnell Auditorium

Two different education resource packets are available for this production.

Expanded or Abridged


Winter 2018

Short Works Festival

February 8-10, 2018
What kind of theatre are Students interested in producing?
Come see! You are sure to be surprised.

Milo Smith Tower Theatre
Adults $12 | Seniors $10 | Alumni $10 | Students $10 | CWU student wID $8
Advance ticket purchase recommended

Mature Audiences
Some material unsuitable for children under 17
Includes language and situations some patrons may consider offensive.

 

In the Next Room, or the vibrator play

By Sarah Ruhl

March 2-5 & 8-11, 2018
This award winning comedy addresses Love, Intimacy and the Advent of Electricity.
Shocking and funny.

McConnell Auditorium
Adults $15 | Seniors $12 | Alumni $12 | Students $12 | CWU student wID $8
Advance ticket purchase recommended

Mature Audiences
Some material unsuitable for children under 17
Includes language and situations some patrons may consider offensive.

Spring 2018

Legally Blonde

Lyrics by Laurence O'Keefe and Nell Benjamin with book by Heather Hach

May 11-13 & 17-20, 2018
How do you defy expectations while staying true to self? Find out in this
high-energy musical Rom-Com, with song titles like “Omigod You Guys,” and “Serious.”

McConnell Auditorium
Adults $15 | Seniors $12 | Alumni $12 | Students $12 | CWU student wID $8
Advance ticket purchase recommended

Parental Guidance
Parents may consider some material unsuitable for their youngest children.
May include situations, language, or actions that may startle some patrons.

 

Orchesis Dance Concert

May 30 and June 1, 2, 2018
McConnell Auditorium

This perennial favorite returns as the Orchesis Dance Company teams-up with the BFA lighting students in presenting their Spring Dance Performance. Student and faculty choreography and lighting are featured in this collaborative effort between the two departments.

Family Friendly
Families of all ages can enjoy this production together.
Children should be able to sit next to their parent quietly for at least 1 hour.

 

Spring Fashion Show

June 2, 2018
Milo Smith Tower Theatre
General Admission
Contact Fashion Merchandising for Tickets pre-sale (sold the week before the show in the SURC tabling area) students with ID $8 general admission $10 - all tickets at the door $12.

Building on successful collaborative efforts over the past five years, the CWU student chapter of the United State Institute for Theatre Technology joins the CWU Student Fashion Association and the Apparel, Textiles and Merchandising Program showcasing the talents of students in all three areas.

Family Friendly
Families of all ages can enjoy this production together.
Children should be able to sit next to their parent quietly for at least 1 hour.

AND
Watch for our new year-long

GhostLight Lab Series

Special workshop productions throughout the year;
based on diversity, inclusivity and equity from the voices of a new generation.

 

In an effort to advise patrons of program content
we have developed three rating levels that you may find useful:

Family Friendly
Families of all ages can enjoy this production together. 
Children should be able to sit next to their parent quietly for at least 1 hour.

Parental Guidance
Parents may consider some material unsuitable for their youngest children.
May include situations, language, or actions that may startle some patrons.

Mature Audiences
Some material unsuitable for children under 17
Includes language and situations some patrons may consider offensive.

 

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