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Chris Van Jura '05 announces that
August, 2008 he will be seen in
not ONE but TWO performances in The NY
International Fringe Festival!! The
following is ALL the info you will need:
Show dates, location and ticket info
First Woman to run for President
is a wonderful dramedy about
Victoria Woodull, an original Suffragist
and as mentioned in the title, she is
the first woman to run for President of
The United States! I play 'Yeller' - the
precocious Journalist who makes
Victoria's campaign very difficult! This
Production is being performed at the
Festival's PREMIERE VENUE
Where? The Schimmel Theatre (as seen on
The Actors Studio ) 3 Spruce
Street (near City Hall)
When? Performances are
Sunday 8/10 @ 3:15pm ,
Tuesday 8/12 6:45pm ,
Wednesday 8/13 4:00pm and
Friday 8/15 at 5:30pm
Thumbelina: The Story of a Brave
Little Girl is a reinvention of
beloved classic, emphasizing themes of
family, friendship, and the
power of hope. Audience members are
assured a fun ride as--through
audience participation--they help their
heroine find her way home.
Each purchased ticket helps Elephant
Ensemble Theater continue their
mission to provide free performances for
children in NYC hospitals.
Show dates and times: Tues,
8/12 @4:45pm, Sun ,
8/17 @ 8:30pm , Tues,
8/19 @ 5:45pm , Thurs,
8/23 @ 5:15pm .
Where: The Studio @ The Cherry Lane
38 Commerce Street, NYC
Subway: 1 to Christopher Street
All Reservations :
Both productions are well worth the
trip! Woodhull is sure to cause a stir
not only because of the high level
production but also because we are in an
election year! Thumbelina is a joy for
kids 2-92 with a heartfelt story and 4
very talented actors!! I hope all is
well in everyone lives and that your
summer is a blast so far!
He adds. "I hope that you can make it to
one of the productions and look forward
to seeing you soon!!"
the Ives Concert Park 1 pm Sunday July 13th, 2008 on the
Liz Popiel along
with Don Stitt have put together a wonderful show for
young audiences and there families. Our WestConn theatre
both perform and run a puppet making workshop after the
performance. Come rain or shine as it all takes place
under the cover of the Ives Stage.
Professional actor and playwright Dale Allen will stage
"In Our Right Minds" at 7 p.m. in the Student Center
Theater on the WestConn Midtown campus, 181 White St. in
Danbury. The performance will feature a history of
female leaders throughout time. It will be free and the
public is invited. For more information, call (203)
Mar. 6 - 8, 2008
The WestConn theatre arts department, in
cooperation with the music department, will present The
Who's "Tommy" in the Berkshire Theatre in Berkshire Hall
on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in
Danbury. Performances will be at 8 p.m. on Thursday,
March 6; Friday, March 7; and Saturday, March 8, with a
2 p.m. matinee on March 8. Ticket prices will be $20 for
adults and $15 for senior citizens and non-WestConn
students. WestConn students will be admitted free with
valid ID. Call the Berkshire Theatre Box Office at (203)
837-8732 for information. To purchase tickets, call
(203) 837-TIXX or visit www.wcsu.edu/tickets.
Mar 5, 2008:
The WCSU theatre arts department will present "The
Seventh," a production depicting the experiences of
women forced into sex slavery in Bosnia-Herzegovina, at
7 p.m. in the Student Center Theater on the university's
Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The
performance will be free and the public is invited. For
more information, call (203) 837-8486.
Mar 2 2008 Chris Van Jura '05 and Cheri Haller '06 are currently working
together with the Elephant Ensemble Theater company (www.elephanttheater.com)
on their production of 'Thumbelina' which performs at
NYC area hospitals for sick children.
Elephant Theater will be at Montefiore Medical Center
with more shows to follow.
Vanessa David '95 is a playwright and a member of
Squarewrights Playwrights Group and her latestfull-length play CCD is premiering at the Stratford Library
Tuesday, February 26, 2008 at 7:00 pm.
Click here to see the
August 5-26, 2007 Romeo and Juliet –
A Rock and Roll
Gilded Balloon Theatre
in Edinburgh, Scotland
Gilded Balloon - Edinburgh Fringe 2007 Musicals Aurora /
WCSU Romeo and Juliet - A Rock and Roll Love Story
From Jul. 1"SHALAMAZOO"
MUSICAL THEATRE: "Shalamazoo," a children's
show based on the children's book of the same name, will
be at 1:15 p.m. at the Ives Concert Park on the WestConn
Westside campus, Lake Avenue Extension in Danbury. The
show is suitable for children 4 and up and seating is
limited. Joe Shaboo '98,
the book's author, will be on hand to sign autographs.
From Jun. 30
"PUPPET PALOOZA" SHOW: "Puppet Palooza"
the Ives Concert Park on the WestConn Westside campus,
Lake Avenue Extension in Danbury. The show featured
a performance and workshop.
was featured in the NewsTimes 5/20/2007.
"Romeo & Juliet, a
rock and roll love story"
written up in the NewsTimes
Click here to see who won the
2007 Awards in Theatre
held a puppetry techniques class during the Spring of
2007. Click here to see
some of the results.
Kayla Kuzbel '06 will be
part of a cabaret at
Don't Tell Mama's
in New York City
(West 46th between 8th and 9th Aves) at 9pm Monday
KATE ERIN GIBSON
Featuring Seth Bisen-Hersh as the Emceeing Accompanist
$10 Cover/ 2 Drink Minimum (cash only)
Don't Tell Mama, 343 W. 46th St.
Call for reservations after 4: 212-757-0788
March 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 10
8:00 pm Main Stage
"Romeo & Juliet, a rock and
roll love story"
26, 27, 28
Said and Meant
nine short plays about language and
Erik Tonner '04
24, 25, 26, 27, 28 at 8pm.
Shakespeare in Concert
at the American
Theatre of Actors
314 W 54th St
New York City, NY 10019
212 581 3044
Jan 26, 27, Feb 2, 3, 9,
10. Doors open 7:30 (general seating) Show starts
Colleen DiTarando '06
is at the Hole In The Wall Theater (New Britain, CT) in
Bat Boy, the Musical
Suggested Donation $20
860-229-3049 for reservations