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Theatre & Dance at Wayne


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Guys and dolls

by Frank Loesser, Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows

April 11 - April 19, 2014 at the Bonstelle Theatre

The 1951 winner of five Tony Awards including Best Musical, this classic exposes the gritty 1920s New York underworld.  Nathan Detroit, organizer of the oldest permenant 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.


Calendar Information:

Thursday 8 p.m. Apr. 17

Friday 8 p.m. Apr. 11 (Opening Night), 18
Saturday 2 p.m. April 19

Saturday 8 p.m. Apr. 12, 19
Sunday 2 p.m. Apr. 13


Student Matinee Performances:

Thursday 10 a.m. Apr. 17

Friday 10 a.m. Apr. 18



by Tracy Letts

April 18 - May 10, 2014 at the Hilberry Theatre

The Westons represent the modern American family dealing with deteriorating health and relationships on the plains of Oklahoma.  Winner of the 2008 Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award, this dark comedy fluctuates between sidesplitting humor and gut-wrenching despair as we watch the family struggle passionately to support each other through overwhelmin scandal and circumstances.


Calendar Information:

Wednesday 2 p.m.: Apr. 23 (Postshow Talkback)

Thursday 8 p.m.: Apr. 24 (Preshow Discussion), May 1, 8

Friday 8 p.m.: Apr. 18 (Opening Night), 25, May 2, 9

Saturday 2 p.m.: Apr. 19, May 3

Satrurday 8 p.m.: Apr. 19, 26, May 3, 10



April 21, 2014 at the Allesee Dance Theatre

A choreographic showcase of student dance works by candidates for the degrees of Bachelor of Fine Arts and Bachelor of Science.


Calendar Information:

Monday 7:30 p.m.  Apr. 21