Our 2013-2014 Season
by Thornton Wilder
October 11-20, 2013
Described as “the greatest American play ever written,” this story illuminates two unexceptional families living unremarkable lives over the span of several generations in small town America. Observing the everyday endeavors of life, love, and death reveals that these simple feats are indeed the very essence of life itself. This 1938 Pulitzer Prize winner is a touching and thoughtful look at life’s extraordinary journey.
'TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS
by Jennifer Kirkeby and Shirley Mier
November 22 - December 8, 2013
A whimsical reimagining of the classic Christmas poem! While his children are looking forward to St. Nicholas’ visit, writer Clement Moore is working on a tough assignment from the New York Evening Post:President James Monroe desires a holiday feature story to read Christmas morning. As Clement struggles with writer’s block, he dawdles by enjoying the season with his family.
IN THE RED AND BROWN WATER
by Tarell Alvin McCraney
February 7 - 16, 2014
As a girl, Oya must choose between her dream of being a star athlete and caring for her mother. As a woman, she’s torn between the man she lives with and the man she can’t live without. This fusion of contemporary African-American culture and elements from Yoruba mythology is an inspiring story about how our choices make us who we are.
85TH ANNUAL SPRING DANCE CONCERT
March 28 - 29, 2014The concert features a dynamic and diverse program of dance works by nationally renowned guest artists, WSU faculty members, and select WSU student choreographers.
Guys and Dolls
by Frank Loesser, Jo Swerling, and Abe Burrows
April 11 - 19, 2014The 1951 winner of five Tony Awards including Best Musical, this classic exposes the gritty 1920s New York underworld. Nathan Detroit, organizer of the oldest permanent floating craps game, wagers another gambler that he can’t make the next girl he sees fall in love with him—the pretty, pious band leader of the Save-a-Soul Mission. This “perfect musical comedy” is a sure bet!
Bonstelle performances are Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m.
All play titles, dates, and times are subject to change.