Theatre Current Production Season

Theatre Current Production Season

2016-2017 Season:

University Theatre, UW-Superior: 


"a la Liberace!" 

Musical arrangements by Bo AyarsPhoto credit: Gary Norman

Directed by David Saffert
Co-produced by Rubber Chicken Theater

Don't miss the opportunity to experience the songs of legendary showman Liberace and other musical greats. "a la Liberace!" stars UW-Superior alumnus and professional pianist David Saffert, accompanied by Jillian Snow Harris who will perform as Bernadette Peters and Liza Minnelli. An authentic feel to the performance will be provided by Bo Ayars, who was Liberace's music director from 1973-86. Watch the trailer for a sneak preview of these larger-than-life performances!  

Additional musicians will include Greg Kehl Moore (woodwinds), Earl Salemink (trumpet), Dave Budimir (trombone), Vince Osborn (bass) and Brett Jones (drums).

Performances: Sept. 23 and 24 at 7:30 p.m.; Sept. 25 at 2 p.m.

Tickets: $25

Tickets may be purchased at the Box Office in Holden Fine and Applied Arts Center. (No reservations.)

Box Office: The box office is located in Holden Fine and Applied Arts Center. The box office can be reached at (715) 394-8380. Hours are Wednesday, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. and Friday, noon - 3 p.m. If you need immediate assistance, please call the Department of Communicating Arts at (715) 394-8369. 

"Dr. Faustus"

When Dr. Faustus becomes dissatisfied with his studies of medicine, law, logic and theology he decides to turn to the dangerous practice of magic. An evil experiment with magical incantations summons Mephistophilis in the form of the devil. The doctor sends Mephistophilis back to hell with the condition that if he is given 24-years of absolute power, he will sell his soul to Lucifer. What will happen to the good Dr. Faustus?

Performances: Nov. 11, 12, 18 and 19 at 7:30 p.m.; Nov. 13 and 20 at 2 p.m.

Tickets: $12 for adults; $10 for seniors and non-UW-Superior students; and $2 for UW-Superior students; $6 group rate for 10 or more; and $6 for youth 12 and under.

Tickets may be purchased at the Box Office in Holden Fine and Applied Arts Center, and reservations can be made at (715) 394-8380.

Box Office:
The box office is located in Holden Fine and Applied Arts Center. Reservations can be made by calling the box office at (715) 394-8380. Hours are Wednesday, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. and Friday, noon - 3 p.m. If you need immediate assistance, please call the Department of Communicating Arts at (715) 394-8369. 

"The Diary of Anne Frank"

On June 14, 1942, Anne Frank began to keep her now-famous diary. In the pages she chronicled the Nazi occupation and her family's struggle to remain in hiding.  

Student Matinee: Feb. 22 and 23
Performances:
Feb. 24 and 25 at 7:30 p.m.; Feb. 26 at 2 p.m.

Tickets: $12 for adults; $10 for seniors and non-UW-Superior students; and $2 for UW-Superior students; $6 group rate for 10 or more; and $6 for youth 12 and under.

Tickets may be purchased at the Box Office in Holden Fine and Applied Arts Center, and reservations can be made at (715) 394-8380.

Box Office: The box office is located in Holden Fine and Applied Arts Center. Reservations can be made by calling the box office at (715) 394-8380. Hours are Wednesday, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. and Friday, noon - 3 p.m. If you need immediate assistance, please call the Department of Communicating Arts at (715) 394-8369.

"Crimes of the Heart"

By Beth Henley

After Babe shoots her abusive husband, her sisters Meg and Lenny reunite with her in their small Mississippi hometown. The sister's dysfunctional upbringing brings about past resentments as each is forced to deal with past decisions. 

Performances: April. 21, 22, 28 and 29 at 7:30 p.m.; April. 23 and 30 at 2 p.m.

Tickets: $12 for adults; $10 for seniors and non-UW-Superior students; and $2 for UW-Superior students; $6 group rate for 10 or more; and $6 for youth 12 and under.

Tickets may be purchased at the Box Office in Holden Fine and Applied Arts Center, and reservations can be made at (715) 394-8380.

Box Office: The box office is located in Holden Fine and Applied Arts Center. Reservations can be made by calling the box office at (715) 394-8380. Hours are Wednesday, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. and Friday, noon - 3 p.m. If you need immediate assistance, please call the Department of Communicating Arts at (715) 394-8369.

Other Twin Ports-area theatre productions:

Northland Theatre Source

University Theatre at UW-Superior, Rubber Chicken Theatre, CSS Theatre, Wise Fool Shakespeare theatre, Douglas County Historical Society, Superior High School and Sterling Silver Dance Studio are working together to create a local theatre web site (Northland Theatre Source). This web site will post auditions, schedules of productions and open technical positions available at our theatres. Likewise, we will post each other's information on our respective web sites. Stay tuned for more information about the web site as it is developed.