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Dec. 1-10: ‘Eurydice’ a modern retelling of Orpheus myth
November 10, 2016

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.

Aug. 17-19: Students present stories that shaped their lives
August 8, 2016

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By Gail Siegel, WSU Performing Arts

PULLMAN, Wash. – High school students from central Washington will present “Las Memorias,” a free evening of original theater based on their life experiences, at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 17, 18 and 19 in Daggy Hall’s Jones Theatre at Washington State University.

WSU students, faculty earn Kennedy Center theater awards
December 1, 2015

PULLMAN, Wash. – Members of the Washington State University student theater organization STAGE and faculty advisor Benjamin Gonzales were recognized by adjudicators from the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) for outstanding work this fall.

Dec. 3-12: ‘Don Quixote’ offers silly fun for all ages
November 16, 2015

By Gail Siegel, WSU Performing Arts

Don-Quixote-webPULLMAN, Wash. – Saddle up for stirring adventure and hilarious mishaps when Washington State University Performing Arts Black Box Classics presents “The Wonderful Adventures of Don Quixote,” adapted from Cervantes’s famous novel by Conrad Seiler.

Oct. 14: Farm workers’ movement brought to life at WSU
September 28, 2015

By Gail Siegel, WSU Performing Arts

actress-webPULLMAN, Wash. – One woman’s fight to see her family freed from poverty will be presented by Living Voices in “La Causa,” by Rachel Atkins, at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 14, in Daggy Hall’s Jones Theatre at Washington State University.

Students reflect on sexual violence, healing through theater
March 23, 2015

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By Steve Nakata, Administrative Services

PULLMAN, Wash. – Ten Washington State University students will take the stage this week to share their thoughts and experiences related to sexual violence – a hot topic on college campuses across the nation. The free, public performances will be at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, March 25-27, in Daggy Hall’s Wadleigh Theatre.

April 10: ‘One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest’ at WSU
March 12, 2015

By Gail Siegel, WSU Performing Arts

cuckooPULLMAN, Wash. – Lobotomies and electroshock treatments are weaponized in Dale Wasserman’s play, “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest,” which will run at Washington State University’s Jones Theatre April 3, 4, 10 and 11. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. nightly with 2 p.m. matinees April 4 and 11.

Dec. 11-13: Theater classic ‘Our Town’ on stage at WSU
November 13, 2014

By Gail Siegel, WSU Performing Arts

our-town-200PULLMAN, Wash. – Described by playwright Edward Albee as “the greatest American play ever written,” “Our Town” by Thornton Wilder will be performed Dec. 4-6 and 11-13 in Wadleigh Theatre, Daggy Hall, Washington State University. Performances will be at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays and 2 p.m. Saturdays.

Nov. 13: Personal view of Japanese American internment
October 23, 2014

By Gail Siegel, WSU Performing Arts

within-the-silence-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Chronicling a silent chapter in history, “Within the Silence” is a moving account of Japanese American internment during World War II. It will be presented by Living Voices at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13, in Daggy Hall’s Jones Theatre at Washington State University. It is recommended for ages 9 to adult.

April 4-12: ‘Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead’
March 20, 2014

poster-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Hamlet takes a backseat to his funnier but equally doomed schoolmates when Washington State University Performing Arts presents “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead,” a play by Tom Stoppard. Performances will be 7:30 p.m. April 4, 5, 11 and 12 and 2 p.m. April 5 and 12 in Daggy Hall’s Jones Theatre.