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Beginning October 4 

Congratulations to the UW-La Crosse Theatre production of 26 Pebbles on winning the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Citizen Artist Award!

To order season tickets, please call the Department of Theatre Arts at 608.785.6701 or print and mail the Theatre Season Subscription Order Form and Seating/Date Choice Form.  (Both forms must be completed for all season ticket orders.)  Deadline for season ticket orders is September 29, 2017.

Season Tickets may also be purchased online by clicking the "Buy Tickets Now" above.

The Theory of Relativity

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Book by Brian Hill
Music & Lyrics by Neil Bartram
Directed by Mary Leonard


Performance Dates
June 23-24 & June 29-July 1, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.
June 25 & July 2, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. 
Toland Theatre, Center for the Arts

Ticket Prices: $22 adults; $20 seniors/non UWL students; $12 UWL students. Tickets go on sale beginning Monday, June 19 at 1:00 p.m.   Tickets may be purchased in person at the box office in the Center for the Arts or by calling 608.785.8522 during regular box office hours.

The Theory of Relativity
 is a joyous and moving look about our surprisingly interconnected lives. Through a seemingly unrelated collection of songs, scenes and monologues, The Theory of Relativity introduces a compelling array of characters experiencing the joys and heartbreaks, the liaisons and losses, the inevitability and the wonder of human connection.  Whether you're allergic to cats, in love for the first or tenth time, a child of divorce, a germaphobe or simply a unique individual, you’ll find yourself within this fresh new musical.

**Please Note: The Theory of Relativity is not included in the season ticket package.

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Book by Brian Hill
Music & Lyrics by Neil Bartram
Directed by Mary Leonard


Performance Dates
Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, September 10, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. 
Toland Theatre, Center for the Arts
GENERAL ADMISSION

Ticket Prices: $25 adults; $22 seniors/non UWL students; $15 UWL students. Tickets go on sale beginning Tuesday, September 5 at 1:00 p.m.   Tickets may be purchased in person at the box office in the Center for the Arts or by calling 608.785.8522 during regular box office hours.

Tickets may also be purchased online beginning Septemeber 5.

**Please Note: The Theory of Relativity is not included in the season ticket package.



Appropriate

Appropriate

By Branden Jacobs-Jenkins
Directed by Beth Cherne

Performance Dates: 
October 13-14 & 19-21, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.
October 15 & 22, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. 
Toland Theatre, Center for the Arts

ONLINE ticket sales begin Wednesday, October 4, 2017.  Tickets are available for purchase in person at the box office in the Center for the Arts or by calling 608.785.8522 beginning Monday, October 9, 2017 at 1:00 p.m..

Ticket Prices: $18 adults; $16 seniors/non UWL students; $6 UWL students. 

Winner of the 2014–2015 Obie Award for Best New American Play.  Every estranged member of the Lafayette family has descended upon the crumbling Arkansas homestead to settle the accounts of their recently deceased father’s estate. As his three adult children sort through a lifetime of hoarded mementos and junk, they collide over clutter, debt, and a contentious family history. But after a disturbing discovery surfaces among their father’s possessions, the reunion takes a turn for the explosive, unleashing a series of crackling surprises and confrontations.

Eleemosynary

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By Lee Blessing
Directed by Greg Parmeter

Performance Dates: 
November 2-4, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.
November 5, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. 
Frederick Theatre, Morris Hall

ONLINE ticket sales begin Wednesday, October 4.  Tickets may be purchased in person at the box office in the Center for the Arts or by calling 608.785.8522 beginning Monday, October 30, 2017 at 1:00 p.m.

Ticket Prices: $18 adults; $16 seniors/non UWL students; $6 UWL students. General seating admission. 

Eleemosynary probes the delicate relationship of three women: the grandmother, Dorothea, who is a strong-willed, independent eccentric; her brilliant daughter, Artie, who has fled the stifling domination of her mother; and Artie's intelligent daughter, Echo, whom Artie abandoned to be raised by Dorothea. As the play begins, Dorothea has suffered a stroke, and while Echo has reestablished contact with her mother, it is only through extended telephone conversations, during which real issues are skirted and their talk is mostly about the precocious Echo's single-minded domination of a national spelling contest. After Dorothea’s death, both Artie and Echo come to accept their mutual need and summon the courage to try, at last, to build a life together—despite the risks and terrors that this holds for both of them after so many years of alienation and estrangement.

**Please Note: Eleemosynary is not part of the season ticket package.

A Christmas Carol

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By Charles Dickens
Adapted by Barbara Field
Directed by Mary Leonard

Performance Dates: 
December 1-2  & 7-8, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.
December 3 & 9-10, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. 
Toland Theatre, Center for the Arts

ONLINE ticket sales begin Wednesday, October 4, 2017.  Tickets may be purchased in  person at the box office in the Center for the Arts or by calling 608.785.8522 beginning Monday, November 27 at 1:00 p.m..

Ticket Prices: $20 adults; $18 seniors/non UWL students; $6 UWL students. 

Presenting the Guthrie Theatre’s version, adapted by Barbara Field, is a UW-L Theatre tradition, sure to put you in a festive spirit. On Christmas Eve, Ebenezer Scrooge learns his stinginess and uncaring attitude towards others could doom him to walk the earth after death wearing a heavy chain of his own creation. But a restless night of visits from the Three Ghosts shows Scrooge memories he's forgotten and his likely future should he continue his cantankerous ways.

Big Fish (musical)

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Book by John August
Music & Lyrics by Andrew Lippa
Directed by Mary Leonard

Performance Dates:
February 23-24 & March 1-3, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.
February 25 & March 4, 2018 at 2:00 p.m.

ONLINE ticket sales begin Wednesday, October 4, 2017.  Tickets may be purchased in person at the box office in the Center for the Arts or by calling 608.785.8522 beginning Monday, February 19, 2018 at 1:00 p.m.

Ticket Prices: $20 adults; $18 seniors/non UWL students; $6 UWL students.  

Big Fish tells the larger-than-life tale of Edward Bloom, a man who leads an extraordinary life—according to the stories he tells his son, Will.  But Will, who is getting married and expecting a child of his own, doesn’t think there’s any truth to the extravagant tales his father tells about meeting witches, kissing mermaids or joining the circus.  He doesn’t even believe the story of how his father proposed to his mother, Sandra, in a field of daffodils.  When Edward’s health begins to decline, Will visits his father and tries one last time to find out the truth behind the tall tales.  As Edward and Will’s relationship becomes increasingly strained, Will must decide whether to accept his father’s wild stories as fact or risk losing him completely.

Charlotte's Web

Charlotte's Web


By Joseph Robinette
Directed by Greg Parmeter
Frederick Theatre, Morris Hall

School Performance Dates/Information
April 4-6, 2018 at 9:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., & 1:00 p.m. (School groups only)
Tickets are $5 per person (children, teachers, chaperons, etc.)
Schools may reserve group tickets beginning August 21, 2017 by calling the Department of Theatre Arts at 608.785.6701.

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Public Performance Dates/Information
Saturday, April 7, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. (public performances)

Tickets are $6 for children/UWL students; $10 for adults/senior citizens.
ONLINE ticket sales begin Wednesday, October 4.  
Tickets may be purchased in person or by phone by calling the box office at 785.8522 beginning Monday, April 2, 2018 at 1:00 p.m.  Box office hours are Monday through Friday 1:00-4:30 p.m. and one hour prior to each performance. General admission seating. Limited seating available. **Please note that the children’s production tends to sell out quickly.**

Joseph Robinette, working with the advice of E.B. White, has created a play that captures the heart of this classic children’s tale.  All the enchanting characters from the book, Charlotte’s Web, is here:  Wilbur, the irresistible young pig; Templeton, the gluttonous rat; the Zuckerman family; the Arables; and, most of all, the extraordinary spider, Charlotte, who proves to be “a true friend and a good writer.”  Determined to save Wilbur, Charlotte begins her campaign with the “miracle” of her web in which she writes, “Some pig.”  It’s the beginning of a victorious campaign which ultimately ends with the now-safe Wilbur doing what is most important to Charlotte. This is a beautiful, knowing play about friendship.

**Please Note: Charlotte's Web is not included in the season ticket package.

The Arsonists

The Arsonists

By Max Frisch
Directed by Beth Cherne

Performance Dates: 
April 20-21 & April 26-28, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.
April 22 & 29, 2018 at 2:00 p.m.
Toland Theatre, Center for the Arts

ONLINE ticket sales begin Wednesday, October 4, 2017.  Tickets go on sale Monday, April 16 at 1:00 p.m.  Tickets may be purchased in person at the box office in Center for the Arts or by calling 608.785.8522 beginning Monday, April 16, 2018 at 1:00 p.m..

Ticket Prices: $18 adults; $16 seniors/non UWL students; $6 UWL students.

Fires are becoming something of a problem, popping up all over town, but Mr. Biedermann has it all under control.  A respected member of the community, he tries to live a life of blameless middle-class decency.  It is this sense of bourgeois propriety that renders Biedermann defenseless when two strangers finesse their way into his home and settle in.  But when they start filling his attic with petrol drums, will he help them light the fuse?  Inspired by the Communist takeover of Czechoslovakia in 1948, this absurdist allegory satirizes the way in which people can be manipulated into accommodating their own destruction.

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