Marshall Anderson, chair
Linda Allegretti, academic department associate
Each year, the UW-Whitewater Department of Theatre/Dance offers a number of matinee performances for high schools. Talk back sessions are scheduled at the conclusion of each performance, allowing your students to ask the cast, crew and designers questions about the production. Due to teaching and class schedules not all members may be available at the talk back session.
Please register your school early; seating is sometimes limited. Questions? Contact the Theatre/Dance Office 262-472-1566 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
2017-2018 HIGH SCHOOL MATINEE:
Strong Poison, based on the novel by Dorothy L. Sayers, adapted for the stage by Frances Limoncelli will take place at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Hicklin Studio Theatre.
Mystery fans get set for a tale of poison, murder and romance as famed detective Lord Peter Wimsey falls head over heels for accused poisoner Harriet Vane in this terrific stage adaptation of Dorothy L. Sayers' Strong Poison. Thee time Joseph Jefferson Award winning playwright Frances Limoncelli brings to sparkling life all of the wit, suspense and the beloved characters of Ms. Sayers’ detective series.A talk back session is scheduled for students at the conclusion of the performance. Space is limited since the production is in Hicklin Studio Theatre, so please register your school group early!
2018-2018 HIGH SCHOOL MATINEES
In order to help you attend more for less, we are offering you 50% off the ticket price if reserved by June 1, 2018. The ticket price includes admission to the show and a talk-back session following the performance. Register today by clicking here. (additional dates may be available)
• Ghosts by Henrik Ibsen
10:00 a.m., Tuesday, December 4, 2018 (space is limited)
The ghosts of 19th century morality are revealed for their hypocrisy as Helene Alving struggles to rise above her family's struggles with religion, venereal disease, incest, and euthanasia. *Be advised, this play contains adult subject matter.
• Triumph of Love book by James Magruder, lyrics by Susan Birkenhead, music by Jeffrey Stock
10:00 a.m., Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Princess Leonide and Prince Agis travel a difficult path to love, filled with deception, disguise and confused relationships in an eternal hope for a triumph of love.
• Angel Street by Patrick Hamilton
10:00 a.m., Wednesday, May 1, 2019
This suspenseful drama uncovers Jack Manningham's subtle plot to drive his wife, Bella, insane. However, Inspector Roughy suspects foul play as he investigates a 15-year-old murder on Angel Street.
Take advantage of this special offer of 50% off and reserve today! We understand that it can be difficult to fund field trips each year. We have provided a list of grants that can be submitted for funding to supplement the cost of your field trip. A list of these grants can be found by clicking here. There may be grants available through your local community foundations; we encourage you to take a look!
To register today, click here and fill out the form.
Once you have registered, we will send information on bus drop off and parking, study guides, and available teacher resource