Theatre

  • WP Theatre presents
    Pocatello

    Feb 26, 2019 @ 7:00 PM
    Location: Hunziker Black Box Theatre

    Pocatello 
    by Samuel D. Hunter
    Directed by Samantha Tella

    A poignant tale of identity and connection in middle America, this highly praised play tells the story of an unhappy restaurant manager who watches his beloved hometown being taken over by strip malls and franchises, to the point that it no longer feels like home.

    Admission: General Public $15 • WP employees, students, alumni, and senior citizens $10

    Samantha Tella
    Samuel D. Hunter


     

  • WP Theatre presents
    Pocatello

    Feb 26, 2019 @ 7:00 PM
    Location: Hunziker Black Box Theatre

    Pocatello 
    by Samuel D. Hunter
    Directed by Samantha Tella

    A poignant tale of identity and connection in middle America, this highly praised play tells the story of an unhappy restaurant manager who watches his beloved hometown being taken over by strip malls and franchises, to the point that it no longer feels like home.

    Admission: General Public $15 • WP employees, students, alumni, and senior citizens $10

    Samantha Tella
    Samuel D. Hunter


     

  • WP Theatre presents
    Pocatello

    Mar 02, 2019 @ 2:00 PM
    Location: Hunziker Black Box Theatre

    Pocatello 
    by Samuel D. Hunter
    Directed by Samantha Tella

    A poignant tale of identity and connection in middle America, this highly praised play tells the story of an unhappy restaurant manager who watches his beloved hometown being taken over by strip malls and franchises, to the point that it no longer feels like home.

    Admission: General Public $15 • WP employees, students, alumni, and senior citizens $10

    Samantha Tella
    Samuel D. Hunter


     

  • WP Theatre presents
    Pocatello

    Mar 03, 2019 @ 3:00 PM
    Location: Hunziker Black Box Theatre

    Pocatello 
    by Samuel D. Hunter
    Directed by Samantha Tella

    A poignant tale of identity and connection in middle America, this highly praised play tells the story of an unhappy restaurant manager who watches his beloved hometown being taken over by strip malls and franchises, to the point that it no longer feels like home.

    Admission: General Public $15 • WP employees, students, alumni, and senior citizens $10

    Samantha Tella
    Samuel D. Hunter


     

  • New Jersey Theatre Alliance Stages Festival presents
    Pushcart Players’ The Velveteen Rabbit

    Mar 23, 2019 @ 2:00 PM
    Location: Shea Center for Performing Arts

    A young boy’s love and a little nursery magic help transform the Velveteen Rabbit from a favorite plaything into a real rabbit. In this musical re-telling of one of America’s favorite storybooks, the Boy and Velveteen embark on exciting imaginary adventures, and together they learn the true meaning of friendship.

    Admission: Adults $10 • Free for children under 18

    Pushcart Players
    NJ Theatre Alliance
    The Stages Festival 


     

  • The Science of Art Series presents
    Time Lapse Dance Ensemble’s Ice Cycle

    Apr 04, 2019 @ 12:30 PM
    Location: Shea Center for Performing Arts

    Ice Cycle is a dance expressing the fragility and dynamism of the Arctic icescape using artistry to illustrate climate change. The piece is inspired by choreographer Jody Sperling’s experience dancing on Artic polar sea ice. For this performance, Time Lapse Dance Ensemble collaborates with composer Matthew Burtner, a pioneer in eco-acoustics, to include ice-inflected sounds to create stunningly beautiful music.

    Admission: General Public $5 • WP students admitted free with ID.

    Time Lapse Dance Ensemble


     

  • WP Theatre presents
    Travels With My Aunt

    Apr 09, 2019 @ 7:00 PM
    Location: Hunziker Black Box Theatre

    Travels with my Aunt
    by Grahame Greene and Giles Havergal
    Directed by Jerry Beal

    From Paris to Rome to Turkey and Paraguay, a conservative, recently retired bank manager is drawn into a wild and unimaginable adventure with his flamboyant and inimitable aunt. Join us for this tour de force that demonstrates the outermost limits of theatrical imagination. 

    Admission: General Public $15 • WP employees, students, alumni, and senior citizens $10
    Please note that there will be no late seating for this performance.


     

  • WP Theatre presents
    Travels With My Aunt

    Apr 10, 2019 @ 7:00 PM
    Location: Hunziker Black Box Theatre

    Travels with my Aunt
    by Grahame Greene and Giles Havergal
    Directed by Jerry Beal

    From Paris to Rome to Turkey and Paraguay, a conservative, recently retired bank manager is drawn into a wild and unimaginable adventure with his flamboyant and inimitable aunt. Join us for this tour de force that demonstrates the outermost limits of theatrical imagination. 

    Admission: General Public $15 • WP employees, students, alumni, and senior citizens $10
    Please note that there will be no late seating for this performance.


     

  • WP Theatre presents
    Travels With My Aunt

    Apr 12, 2019 @ 11:00 AM
    Location: Hunziker Black Box Theatre

    Travels with my Aunt
    by Grahame Greene and Giles Havergal
    Directed by Jerry Beal

    From Paris to Rome to Turkey and Paraguay, a conservative, recently retired bank manager is drawn into a wild and unimaginable adventure with his flamboyant and inimitable aunt. Join us for this tour de force that demonstrates the outermost limits of theatrical imagination. 

    Admission: General Public $15 • WP employees, students, alumni, and senior citizens $10
    Please note that there will be no late seating for this performance.


     

  • WP Voice presents
    The Pirates of Penzance

    Apr 12, 2019 @ 7:30 PM
    Location: Shea Center for Performing Arts

    Gilbert and Sullivan's
    The Pirates of Penzance
    Directed by Phillip Sprayberry
    Conducted by Lois Buesser

    WP students perform Gilbert and Sullivan’s zany operetta that follows a young man mistakenly apprenticed to a pirate. Conflict ensues and madcap madness abounds, but love wins in the end.

    Admission: General Public $15 • WP employees, students, alumni, and senior citizens $10

    Phillip Sprayberry
    Lois Buesser


     

  • WP Theatre presents
    Travels With My Aunt

    Apr 14, 2019 @ 3:00 PM
    Location: Hunziker Black Box Theatre

    Travels with my Aunt
    by Grahame Greene and Giles Havergal
    Directed by Jerry Beal

    From Paris to Rome to Turkey and Paraguay, a conservative, recently retired bank manager is drawn into a wild and unimaginable adventure with his flamboyant and inimitable aunt. Join us for this tour de force that demonstrates the outermost limits of theatrical imagination. 

    Admission: General Public $15 • WP employees, students, alumni, and senior citizens $10
    Please note that there will be no late seating for this performance.


     

  • WP Presents! Theater for Children on the Autism Spectrum
    ArtsPower’s Madeline and The Bad Hat

    Apr 16, 2019 @ 10:30 AM
    Location: Shea Center for Performing Arts

    Recommended for grades Pre-K to 3

    This colorful musical captures the blithe yet touching spirit of Ludwig Bemelmans’ much loved Madeline series. Told with gentle humor, and featuring a beautiful musical score, this amusing tale traces the adventures of Madeline who – despite starting off on the wrong foot with a mischievous new neighbor – eventually learns that first impressions are not everything.

    Admission: $10

    Note: This performance is only open to classes and families with children on the autism spectrum. Call 973.720.3178 for reservations.

    ArtsPower


     

  • Virginia Repertory Theatre presents
    The Jungle Book

    Apr 27, 2019 @ 2:00 PM
    Location: Shea Center for Performing Arts

    Virginia Repertory Theatre presents
    The Jungle Book
    Based on the classic tale by Rudyard Kipling
    Directed by Scott Wichman
    Music by Julie Fulcher

    Set in the jungles of southern India, Mowgli, a boy raised by a pack of wolves, has a life full of adventure and conflict. Joined by his best friends Baloo and Bagheera, Mowgli must confront the notorious tiger, Shere Khan. Kipling’s fantastic story teaches respect for life, both animal and human, and the idea of harmony amongst all living things.

    Admission: $10

    Virginia Repertory Theatre


     

  • WP Theatre presents
    The Sketch Comedy Show

    May 03, 2019 @ 7:00 PM
    Location: Hobart Hall

    Join us for an evening of laughs as WP students perform comedy sketches written and developed in the format of Saturday Night Live!

    Admission: Free
    For information please contact Professor Elizabeth Stroppel at stroppele@wpunj.edu.


     

  • WP Voice presents
    Carl Orff's Carmina Burana

    May 03, 2019 @ 7:30 PM
    Location: Shea Center for Performing Arts

    Carl Orff's Carmina Burana
    featuring the WP Choir and Percussion Ensemble
    with the 
    Rosa L. Parks School of Fine & Performing Arts Vocal & Dance Ensemble

    Conducted by Lauren Fowler-Calisto
    Choreographed by Erin Pride

    This unique presentation of Carmina Burana features a dance component that is rarely ever choreographed for this symphonic and vocal masterpiece. The concert features WP music faculty as guest artists: Carl Patrick Bolleia and Bernie Visto, piano; Christopher Dylan Herbert, baritone; David Guzman, tenor; and Chloe Holgate, soprano.

    Admission: $5 • Students admitted free.

    Lauren Fowler-Calisto
    Erin Pride


     

  • WP Theatre presents
    The Stand-Up Show

    May 04, 2019 @ 5:00 PM
    Location: Gotham Comedy Club

    WP students from the stand-up introduction class perform live sets at NYC’s Gotham Comedy Club!

    Please call Gotham Comedy Club at 212.367.9000 for reservations. Ask for William Paterson Comedy Performance.

    Gotham Comedy Club