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Performances and Special Events

Roger Williams University Performing Arts Center 2011-2012 Schedule of Events

25th Anniversary Season

To celebrate the place we all love, the RWU Performing Arts Department plans a season of old, new and transformative!

We hope to welcome back old friends, meet new ones, and continue to keep the Barn a place where memories are made.

You’ll enjoy a variety of performances including: Theatre Program productions directed by faculty and students in its Main Season and Studio Series; Dance Program concerts with choreography by students, faculty and guest artists; Music Program choral and instrumental concerts; and the Alive! Arts Series, featuring dance, music and theatre.

Theatre Arts

This is the Rill Speaking
September 23-24
By Lanford Wilson
Directed by William Grandgeorge

The Glass Menagerie
October 14-16, 20-22
By Tennessee Williams
Directed by Robin Stone

One-Act Festival
October 28-29
Stage Company
King Arthur’s Socks
By Floyd Dell
Directed by Vicky Page and Pieces of Pinter
Short plays by Harold Pinter
(Request Stop, Trouble in the Works, Family Voices)
Directed by Nicole Wielga

Come You Back
November 18-20 and December 1-3
Written and Directed by Peter Wright

No Exit
February 3-4
By Jean-Paul Sartre
Directed by Vicky Page
(Senior Directing Project)

The Beaux Stratagem
February 24-26 and March 1-3
By George Farquhar
Adapted by Thornton Wilder and Ken Ludwig
Directed by Peter Wright

Dance and Music

Music Series: The Greybeards
September 25

The Dance Theatre in Concert
Dec 8, 9, 10, 11

RWU Instrumental Ensemble
December 12

RWU Chorus Concert
December 14

Alive! Arts Music: CMW Strings
February 5

Alive! Arts Dance: Hilary Easton + Company
March 5

Junior/Senior Dance Concert
March 7, 8

March 23-24
By Samuel Beckett
Directed by Nicole Wielga
(Senior Directing Project)

Music Series: Marilynn Mair & Enigmatica
March 25

Variety Show
March 30-31
Stage Company

Return to the Forbidden Planet
April 20-22, 26-28
By Bob Carlton
Directed by Jeffrey Martin

Alive! Arts Theatre: Cupid and Psyche, by Figures of Speech Theatre
April 23

The Dance Theatre in Concert
May 3, 4, 5, 6

RWU Instrumental Ensemble
May 7

RWU Chorus Concert
May 10