Wilkes University

2019 - 2020 Season

2019- 2020 Season

Wilkes University Theatre Presents 

2019-2020 Season Schedule

is the story of celebrated film director Guido Contini and his attempts to come up with a plot for his next film-- a musical version of the Casanova story. Written by Mario Fratti, Arthur Kopit and Maury Yeston, the musical was awarded the 1982 Tony Award for best musical and the 2003 Tony Award for best revival of a musical. Directed by Joseph Dawson, associate dean and associate professor of theatre, performances are Nov. 14, 15 and 16 at 8 p.m. and Nov. 16 and 17 at 下午2时  

The Spitfire Grill

Based on a page from an old travel book, Percy, recently paroled from jail, follows her dreams to a small town in Wisconsin and begins working at Hannah’s Spitfire Grill. It is for sale but there are no takers for the only eatery in the depressed town, so Percy suggests raffling it off. Entry fees are $100 and the best essay on why you want the grill wins. Written by Fred Alley, James Valcq and Lee David Zlotoff, the compelling musical story will give viewers a renewed faith in human nature.  Directed by Liebetrau, performances are Feb. 20, 21 and 22 at 8 p.m. and Feb. 22 and 23 at 下午2时

The Tragedy of Julius Caesar

A Shakespearean classic, The Tragedy of Julius Caesar is a dramatized account of the betrayal of the Roman emperor. Directed by Dawson, performances are April 2, 3, and 4 at 8 p.m. and April 4 and 5 at 下午2时


Written by John Patrick Shanley, this play asks the question: “What do you do when you’re not sure?” When an unconscionable accusation is leveled against the beloved priest Father Flynn, Sister Aloysius realizes that the only way to get justice is to create it herself. The show is directed by Jon Liebetrau, assistant professor of 剧院。

Two student casts will perform the show. Students performing on Sept. 27 at 8 p.m. and Sept. 28 and 29 at 2p.m. include: Maddison Black as Sister Aloysius, Brianna Rowland as Mrs. Muller, Sarah Weynand as Sister James and Kris Tjornhom 作为父亲弗林。

Students performing on Sept. 26 and 28 at 8 p.m. include: Melissa Beradelli as Sister Aloysius, Michaela Catapano as Sister James, Mmachi Dimoriaku as Mrs. Muller and Alex Booth 作为父亲弗林。

General admission is $10, $5 for students and seniors and free for all Wilkes students, faculty and staff with ID. 停车处 is available at the Henry Student Center along with handicapped accessible options. For more information, please call the box office 在570-408-4540。

Performing in the Wilkes University Theatre production of Doubt are, pictured from left, Maddison Black as Sister Aloysius, Sarah Weynand as Sister James and Kris Tjornhom 作为父亲弗林。

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