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Theater department announces 2013-14 season

Thursday, August 15, 2013 1:55:00 PM

Cardinal Stritch University's theater department has announced its 2013 -14 performance schedule. Talented theater students will present four productions this season, ranging from the classics to children's theater. 

Rabbit Hole
by David Lindsay-Abaire
Oct. 4, 5, 11, 12 at 7:30 p.m.
Oct. 6, 13 at 2 p.m.
Nancy Kendall Theater
$12 for adults, $10 for seniors, alumni, faculty and staff, and $6 for students

Becca and Howie Corbett have everything a family could want, until a life shattering accident turns their world upside down and leaves the couple drifting perilously apart. Rabbit Hole, a 2007 Pulitzer Prize winner, charts the Corbetts' bittersweet search for comfort and reconciliation.

Shakespeare's Women
by Libby Appel and Michael Flachman
Nov. 15, 16, 22, 23 at 7:30 p.m.
Nov. 17, 24 at 2 p.m.
Studio Theater
$12 for adults, $10 for seniors, alumni, faculty and staff, and $6 for students

Shakespeare's Women is a highly theatrical combination of scenes displaying the playwright's complex and intriguing view of women during the Renaissance. The play features such admired characters as Lady Macbeth, Cleopatra, Juliet, Hamlet, Macbeth, Malvolio, and many more.

The Shoemaker and the Elves
by Karen Boettcher-Tate
Feb. 9, 15, 16 at 2 p.m.
Nancy Kendall Theater
$5 for all tickets

Lockhart Cobblestone is a kind shoemaker with a gentle heart yet little money. Despite his problems, the generous man helps an old beggar woman by giving her his last pair of shoes. Through the help of five enduring elves, the shoemaker makes the most incredible shoes the town of Clankbottom has ever seen. This charming version is filled with silly characters and delightful tunes including “We Love to Dance,” and the toe tapping “Shoes.”

The Spitfire Grill
by James Valcq and Fred Alley
April 4, 5, 11, 12 at 7:30 p.m.
April 6, 13 at 2 p.m.
Nancy Kendall Theater
$12 for adults, $10 for seniors, alumni, faculty and staff, and $6 for students

Based on the 1996 movie of the same name, this soulful musical follows a feisty parolee to a small town in Wisconsin where she finds herself working at Hannah’s Spitfire Grill. Although the restaurant is for sale, there are no takers. Newcomer Percy suggests Hannah raffle it off. Soon, mail is arriving by the wheelbarrow full, and things are cooking at the Spitfire Grill.  

For additional information on tickets, please call (414) 410 -4171.