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Prospective students: Tour the Dept. of Theatre and Dance
February 13 2015 at 4:00 PM
Old Main
The Maggie Allesee Department of Theatre and Dance is pleased to offer tours of our programs and facilities to all students interested in pursuing undergraduate or graduate studies in theatre or undergraduate studies in dance. If this day/time is not a good one for you, here is our total list of upcoming tours: Tuesday, September 9, 2014Friday, September 26Friday, October 17Tuesday, October 28Tuesday, November 25Tuesday, December 16Tuesday, January 6, 2015Friday, January 23Friday, February 13Tuesday, February 24Tuesday, March 10Friday, March 27Tuesday, March 31Tuesday, April 7Friday, April 24
Prospective students: Tour the Dept. of Theatre and Dance
February 24 2015 at 4:00 PM
Old Main
The Maggie Allesee Department of Theatre and Dance is pleased to offer tours of our programs and facilities to all students interested in pursuing undergraduate or graduate studies in theatre or undergraduate studies in dance. If this day/time is not a good one for you, here is our total list of upcoming tours: Tuesday, September 9, 2014Friday, September 26Friday, October 17Tuesday, October 28Tuesday, November 25Tuesday, December 16Tuesday, January 6, 2015Friday, January 23Friday, February 13Tuesday, February 24Tuesday, March 10Friday, March 27Tuesday, March 31Tuesday, April 7Friday, April 24
The Way of the World
March 5 2015 at 8:00 PM
Hilberry Theatre
The Hilberry Theatre Company is pleased to present the Restoration comedy, The Way of the World, by William Congreve, for the first time in the company’s 52 years of presenting classics to Detroit audiences. This comedy of manners is focused on social behavior, manipulation, and life in high society London households. The story skewers the stratified world of serving and aristocratic classes at the turn of the 18th century. Such stories remain fascinating to our more democratic accessibilities, most notably witnessed in popular captivation with series including Downton Abbey.   This production is directed by Lavinia Hart, Associate Professor of Theatre and Head of the MFA Acting Program at Wayne State University. Hart returns to directing on the Hilberry stage following her critically–acclaimed acting appearance in last season’s August: Osage County. Her other Hilberry directing credits include The Servant of Two Masters, Detroit, The Kentucky Cycle and The Cripple of Inishmaan. Describing the production, Hart says, “we see the finest wits of the era in this play and also the funniest false wits…the audience is charged with the delightful task of receiving all the contrasting characters and…the enjoyment of language.”   The Way of the World will play at the Hilberry in rotating repertory this winter, with opening night on Friday, January 16, and performances continuing through March 7. The production promises a delightful visual and literary feast, with period specific costuming and scenic design creating English homes and associated locations.
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