New Student Scenes

September 23, 2017 at 8:00 p.m.
Chappelear Drama Center Main Stage

Promising newcomers in scenes staged by this year’s directing class.
(may contain adult themes and language)

Entrance is FREE for these performances! Limited availability.


Fahrenheit 451 

October 5-7, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. & October 8, 2017 at 2:00 p.m.
Chappelear Drama Center Main Stage

By Ray Bradbury
Directed by D. Glen Vanderbilt Jr.

Award-winning writer Bradbury adapted his powerful book for the stage and presents an intense vision of a future where words and ideas on paper are illegal. This powerful and insightful drama depicts the struggle of a fireman, who has burned books for ten years, having his eyes opened to the chilling
existence he lives in. Will he decide to risk everything for the right to think and communicate ideas?

Tickets: $5-students/seniors and $10-general. (cash or check only!)
Admission is free for OWU students, faculty and staff with a valid ID.


Fall Senior Project Productions

October 20-21, 2017 at 8:00 p.m.
Chappelear Drama Center Studio Theatre

The Bear  by Anton Chekhov, directed by junior Ares Harper, featuring seniors Adrianna Rodriquez and Charlie Lennon.

Scenes from Medea by Euripides, directed by senior Brenda Dressel, featuring senior Erin Fanin

Tickets are FREE for these performances but you must have a ticket. Limited availability!


Orchesis 17/18

November 10, 2017 at 8:00 p.m.
November 11, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. & 8:00 p.m.
Chappelear Drama Center Main Stage

Artistic direction by Rashana Perks Smith

Student, faculty, and guest choreographers collaborate to create an immersive evening length dance work that challenges the conventions of delineated performance spaces. Witness, observe, join, and be a part of this distinctively unique evening of contemporary dance!

Tickets: $5-students/seniors/faculty/staff, and $10-general. (cash or check only!)
Admission is free for Ohio Wesleyan students with a valid ID.

 

Directing Class/Playwriting Class One-Act Plays

December 1-2, 2017 at 8:00 p.m.
Chappelear Drama Center Main Stage

This annual event with student directors and playwrights is often surprising and full of fresh energy.   (may contain adult themes and language)

Admission is FREE for these performances. No tickets required!


Fall Dance Showcase

December 3, 2017 at 2:00 p.m.
Jannuzi Dance Studio

Each semester, the dance program presents an informal showcase of work by students in dance classes. See students perform excerpts from their studio work and hear research presentations from Independent Studies.

Admission is FREE for this performance. No tickets required!


"How We Got On"

January 20, 2018 at 8:00 p.m.
Main Stage

“How We Got On” features Columbus-based Available Light Theatre performing Idris Goodwin’s contemporary ode to the roots of rap. The play, with artistic direction by Matt Slaybaugh, spins the story of Hank, Julian, and Luann as three talented, determined suburban teens coming of age in the 1980s.

Tickets: $5-students/seniors/faculty/staff, and $10-general. (cash or check only!)
Admission is free for Ohio Wesleyan students with a valid ID.
 

Royal Gambit

February 15-17, 2018 at 8:00 p.m. & February 18, 2018 at 2:00 p.m.
Chappelear Drama Center Studio Theatre

By Hermann Gressieker, translated and adapted by George White
Directed by Elane Denny-Todd

This riveting real-life royal drama details the legacy of King Henry VIII, his numerous wives, and is filled with romance, rebellion, back-stabbing intrigue, scandal and betrayal.

Tickets: $5-students/seniors/faculty/staff, and $10-general. (cash or check only!)
Admission is free for Ohio Wesleyan students with a valid ID.


Spring Senior Project Productions

March 23-24, 2018 8:00 p.m.
Chappelear Drama Center Studio Theatre

The Man Who Turned into a Stick by Kōbō Abe, directed by senior Audrey Castaneda-Walker 

Gum and Goo by Howard Brenton, directed by junior Ares Harper featuring seniors Alanna Easley, T.J. Galamba, Kacie Iuvara and Rachel Scherrer

Tickets are FREE for these performances but you must have a ticket. Limited availability!


Cabaret

April 13,14, 20, 21, 2018 at 8:00 p.m. & April 22, 2018 at 2:00 p.m.
Chappelear Drama Center Main Stage
Co-Produced with the Department of Music

Book by Joe Masteroff   Music by John Kander    Lyrics by Fred Ebb
Directed by Ed Kahn

Willkommen, Bienvenue, Welcome! Join us for this Tony-winning musical’s memorable mixture of pleasure and politics as Germany begins the 1930s and the Emcee beckons us to “leave your troubles outside.” Featuring unforgettable numbers like “Willkommen”, “Maybe This Time” and “Cabaret.”

Tickets: $5-students/seniors/faculty/staff, and $10-general. (cash or check only!)
Admission is free for Ohio Wesleyan students with a valid ID.


Spring Dance Showcase

April 29, 2018 at 2:00 p.m.
Jannuzi Dance Studio

Each semester, the dance program presents an informal showcase of work by students in dance classes. See students perform excerpts from their studio work and hear research presentations from Independent Studies.

Admission is FREE for this performance. No tickets required!

Box Office Information and Directions

Box Office Contact Info

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Ohio Wesleyan University
Delaware, OH 43015
P 740-368-3855
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