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What's Playing: Snowy Range Summer Theatre

Department of Theatre and Dance

2019 Snowy Range Summer Theatre

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PLEASE NOTE: Online sales through the Performing Arts Box Office will be unavailable June 24, 2019 through July 1, 2019 while changes are made to deposit account codes within WyoCloud.

In person and over the phone sales will continue as normal from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm and one hour before each performance at the Performing Arts Box Office in the BCPA and 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Monday through Friday at the Wyoming Union Information Desk.

 

We’re proud of the long history and success of UW Summer Theatre, which at 67 years old is the second oldest program west of the Mississippi!

We are pleased to announce the offerings for summer 2019:

FIRST DATE  

June 11-15, BCPA Thrust Theatre

Book by Austin Winsberg, music & lyrics by Alan Zachary & Michael Weiner
Directed by Patrick Konesko
Musical direction by Sean Stone
 

ADOPT A SAILOR 

June 25-29, Studio Theatre

By Charles Evered 
Directed by Bill Downs

 

THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE

July 9-13, BCPA Thrust Theatre

Music and lyrics by William Finn, book by Rachel Sheinkin, conceived by Rebecca Feldman
Directed by Leigh Selting, Choreography by Marsha Knight, Musical direction by Séan Stone.

 

About the Shows

2019 Ticket Information


About the Shows

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FIRST DATE  

When blind date newbie Aaron is set up with serial-dater Casey, a casual drink at a busy New York restaurant turns into a hilarious high-stakes dinner. As the date unfolds in real time, the couple quickly finds that they are not alone on this unpredictable evening. In a delightful and unexpected twist, Casey and Aaron’s inner critics take on a life of their own when other restaurant patrons transform into supportive best friends, manipulative exes and protective parents, who sing and dance them through ice-breakers, appetizers and potential conversational land mines. Can this couple turn what could be a dating disaster into something special before the check arrives? FIRST DATE is presented through special arrangement with R&H Theatircals: www.rnh.com.

“A winning crowd-pleaser delivered with comic verve and charm.”—The Hollywood Reporter

“This is one first date you don’t want to end!"—Ny1

“Sassy, madcap fun”—Associated Press

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FIRST DATE contains language and themes that some might find objectionable.

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ADOPT A SAILOR

A comedy about war, love, thumbsuckers, & hankerings.

It's Fleet Week in New York City, when sailors returning from or shipping out for duty hit the town for a few days of freedom and fun. A young navy corpsman from Arkansas signs up for the Adopt-A-Sailor program, expecting to share a homecooked meal with a local family before leaving port. But when he shows up at the door of Patricia and Richard, an affluent, dysfunctional New York couple, they have forgotten all about agreeing to host him. What follows is a sometimes excruciating, sometimes tender, sometimes funny evening spent over a haphazard meal of takeout and cereal, as small-town innocence clashes against Manhattan sophistication and the unlikely companions voice their frustrations and fears, cracking open their tiny worlds a bit to embrace a larger perspective on life. ADOPT A SAILOR is produced by special arrangement with Broadway Play Publishing Inc, NYC, www.broadwayplaypub.com

" ...finely crafted, both exquisitely simple and profound..."—Bebe Neuwirth

"Evered makes the grade in...reminding us...that all of us have more in common than we ever imagined.” —Christopher Scholl, Commander, United States Navy

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THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE

Outer Critics Circle Award Nominee for Outstanding Off-Broadway Musical

Six awkward tweens vie for the coveted spelling championship in this H-I-L-A-R-I-O-U-S Tony Award-winning musical. As they fight to stay in the contest, the students – each with their own quirky and engaging personality – share funny and touching tales from their home lives, ultimately learning that winning isn’t everything. Featuring an addictive original score and riotous competition, SPELLING BEE is an instant musical theatre favorite. THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE is presented through special arrAngement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. www.MTIShows.com.

"Effortlessly endearing.... Gold stars all around." – The New York Times

"Delightful confection.... Remarkably effective." – Time Out

"...so generously warm-hearted, only the most bitter misanthrope could resist its charms." – Variety

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Ticket Information

GET TICKETS FOR THE SUMMER 2019 SEASON!

Individual admission prices are:

$10.00 for general public
$7.00 for students and seniors (and children over 5)

Group Sales – 10 or more tickets, 10% off anytime.

The Performing Arts Ticket Office is located in the Lobby of the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts. 

HOURS: Monday - Friday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Tickets can be ordered in person at the Ticket Office, or by calling 307-766-6666 or going online to the Performing Arts Ticket Office.

PLEASE NOTE: No refunds or exchanges after ticket purchase.

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Department of Theatre and Dance
Fine Arts Center, Room 205
(307) 766-2198
jchapman@uwyo.edu

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