September 30, 2016

Conservatory Spring schedule features plays, dance ensembles

Conservatory of Theatre Arts Spring Play Schedule

The Miser | Feb. 17–21 and Feb.24-28 | 7:30 p.m., Sundays at 2:00 p.m:  The Conservatory of Theatre Arts will start off the spring term with The Miser, a play written by Moliere about a money hungry father who puts his children in arranged marriages to further his interests. The Miser will run from February 17-21, 24-28. The Miser will take place at the Emerson Studio Theatre, with nightly 7:30 shows and 2:00 p.m. Sunday shows.

Directing Capstone Projects | Runs through April: In April, there will be two Directing Capstone Projects on Stage III. Each play will air four shows in three days, with two Saturday plays. On April 1-3, Anne Washburn’s Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play will run. On the following weekend, Mike Bartlett’s The Cockfight Play will run from April 8-10. Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play portrays a post-apocalyptic society where pop culture icons turn into mythology years after the collapse of civilization. The Cockfight Play is about a man who takes a hiatus from his boyfriend and inadvertently falls in love with a woman.

The Pajama Game | Apr 20-24 | 7:30 p.m.  Sunday at 2:00 p.m will air from April 20-24, with one extra night than the other two plays. In The Pajama Game, a labor conflict flares at a pajama factory. The Pajama Game is a Tony award-winning play based on the book 7 ½ Cents.

The spring schedule closes out with the Webster University Dance Ensemble. The dance concerts will take place from April 29 to May 2 at the Browning Mainstage Theatre. The shows will run at 7:30 p.m. and a 2:00 Sunday matinee show. The dance will also perform West African dance for the first time. The Webster University Dance Ensemble welcomes Faculty Emeritus Gary Hubler, alumni choreographer Maggi Dueker, and choreographers Michael Uthoff and James Robey.

Webster Students, Faculty and Staff Free with a ID

$12 | Adults

$6 | Seniors, Alumni, and Non-Webster Students

$2 | Children 12 and under

For more information, check out the Webster University Conservatory of Theatre Art’s website

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