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Sept. 26: Faculty Artist Series concert ‘We Are America’

Julie Wieck, soprano and associate professor of muic, and Karen Savage, piano, associate professor of music
Wieck (l), Savage

PULLMAN, Wash. – The WSU School of Music’s Faculty Artist Series will present “We Are America” 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26, in Bryan Hall Theatre. » More …

Aug. 16-18: ‘Las Memorias,’ an evening of life-changing stories

Las-Memorias-2012PULLMAN, Wash. — High school students from central Washington will share stories of their own life joys and struggles in a performance entitled “Las Memorias,” 7:30 p.m., Wednesday-Friday, Aug. 16-18, in Daggy Hall’s Jones Theatre. » More …

April 21: Kaha:wi blends indigenous, contemporary dance

The Honouring

By Gail Siegel, WSU Performing Arts

PULLMAN, Wash. – Kaha:wi Dance Theatre, a First Nations company based in Toronto, will perform its signature mix of indigenous and contemporary dance at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 21, in Washington State University’s Jones Theatre. » More …

March 31: Dungeons & Dragons-inspired play at WSU

By Gail Siegel, WSU Performing Arts

PULLMAN, Wash. — Laden with homicidal fairies, nasty ogres and ’90s pop culture, Qui Nguyen’s action-packed dramatic comedy, “She Kills Monsters,” will open at Washington State University on Friday, March 31. » More …

Feb. 16, 17: Comedy, workshop about sexual identity

By Steve Nakata, Administrative Services

PULLMAN, Wash. – “That’s So Gay!” a one-person play about the personal and public struggles of coming to terms with sexuality and navigating empathy, love and family, will be performed free to the public at 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17, in Smith CUE 203 at Washington State University. » More …

African talent will dazzle in cirque-style performances Jan. 28

By Gail Siegel, WSU Performing Arts

PULLMAN, Wash. — Combining the mysticism of Africa with the excitement of a theatrical cirque performance, “Americaʹs Got Talent” finalist Cirque Zuma Zuma will bring non-stop action and African culture to Washington State University for two shows on Saturday, Jan. 28. Performances are at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. in Daggy Hall’s Jones Theatre. » More …

Dec. 1-10: ‘Eurydice’ a modern retelling of Orpheus myth

eurydice-webPULLMAN, Wash. – “Eurydice,” a playful but emotionally resonant dramatic comedy, will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 1, 3, 8 and 9 and 2 p.m. Dec. 3 and 10 at Washington State University’s Wadleigh Theatre. With contemporary characters, ingenious plot twists and breathtaking visual effects, it offers a fresh look at a timeless love story. » More …

Nov. 4: Western comedian performs ancient Japanese act

By Linda Weiford, WSU News

sunshine-comedian-headPULLMAN, Wash. – Bleached hair, blue-eyed comedian Katsura Sunshine will give a free standup act – while sitting down – of a centuries’ old Japanese tradition at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4, in Daggy Hall’s Jones Theatre at Washington State University. The performance in English is open to the public. » More …

Nov. 15: Memoir of growing up in the segregated South

By Gail Siegel, WSU Performing Arts

tarantino-smith-headPULLMAN, Wash. – A dramatization of the 1943 book “Black Boy,” Richard Wright’s searing autobiography spanning childhood innocence to adulthood in the Jim Crow South, will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, in Jones Theatre at Washington State University. It is recommended for ages 12 and older. » More …