Department of Theatre and Dance
Walter Gloor Mainstage Season
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Please note that the new curtain time for the evening performances of all 2013-14 Walter Gloor Mainstage productions is now 7:30 PM!!!
Moon Over Buffalo
by Ken Ludwig
All sorts of farcical mayhem breaks loose amongst the members of small repertory company in Buffalo, N.Y., after a famous Broadway producer calls in search of replacement actors for his current hit production. Written by Ken Ludwig, the original production starred Carol Burnett and ran for more than 300 performances on Broadway. It earned several Tony Award nominations. Directed by Ted Sharon.
The School for Scandal
by Richard Brinsley Sheridan
This comedy of manners by Richard Brinsley Sheridan features a delightful cast of characters and is set in a world that fuses Restoration style with contemporary trimmings. The debut came in May of 1777 and it continues to be performed on stages around the world. Directed by James Ivey.
Fredonia Dance Ensemble
Helen Myers, Artistic Director
Experience a range of dance styles in an evening of grace and beauty with this annual showcase directed by Helen Myers. The best student dancers perform pieces choreographed by faculty members and guest artists.
Book, Music and Lyrics by by Jonathan Larson
This rock musical chronicles the lives of a group of young artists living on Manhattan’s Lower East Side, it won both a Tony Award and a Pulitzer Prize. The characters work to build careers as they deal with the looming specter of HIV/AIDS. RENT ran on Broadway for 12 years and more than 5,000 performances. It closed as the ninth-longest running production in Broadway history. Directed by Tom Loughlin, with musical direction by Raymond Stewart.
The Shape of Things
by Neil LaBute
When Adam meets Evelyn, an attractive art major, his life begins to change in significant ways. However, the relationship takes a turn for the worse when he learns her interest in him is tied to her thesis project. This 2001 play by American author and director Neil LaBute was later turned into a feature film. Directed by Jessica Hillman.