Theatre

  • WP Theatre presents
    Stand-Up Show: Two

    Dec 07, 2019 @ 5:00 PM
    Location: Gotham Comedy Club, NYC

    Enjoy the laughter as WP students from the advanced stand-up class take their final exam by performing live at New York City’s Gotham Comedy Club!

    Please call Gotham Comedy Club at 212.367.9000 for reservations.


     

  • The Center for Chinese Art
    China Oriental Performing Arts Group

    Dec 11, 2019 @ 7:00 PM
    Location: Shea Center for Performing Arts

    The performance of “National Beauty” by the Chinese Oriental Song and Dance Troupe, represents the most prestigious nationally recognized music and dance performance in China.  The spectacular presentation of oriental songs and dances created by famous Chinese artists epitomizes the deep love of culture, music and dance delivered in the folk-art style unique to China. 

    Admission: $35 Adult • $20 Children • $20 WP Alumni
    WP Faculty, Staff and Students - FREE!


     

  • WP Theatre presents
    The Sketch Comedy Show

    Dec 13, 2019 @ 7:00 PM
    Location: Hobart Hall, Martini Room

    Sketches are written and performed by WP students in a fun-filled evening of laughter. If you like Saturday Night Live, then this is the show for you! 

    For information contact WP professor Elizabeth Stroppel at stroppele@wpunj.edu.

    Admission:  Free!


     

  • WP Presents! & Bright Star Touring Theatre present
    Holidays Around the World

    Dec 14, 2019 @ 1:00 PM
    Location: Shea Center for Performing Arts

    Tis the season for hilarity! When the tour guides for Worldwide Tours get separated at holiday time, a worldwide adventure awaits. As they travel around the world in search of each other, these guides share what they learn about the season from a wide variety of places and cultures. Celebrate holidays from all over the globe – the Lohri Festival, St. Lucia Day, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Christmas and more!

    Pre-show creative activities begin at 12:15 p.m.
    Appropriate for Grades K to 8

    Admission: Adults $10 • Children $8

    Bright Star Touring Theatre


     

  • WP Theatre presents
    Stand-Up Show: One

    Dec 14, 2019 @ 5:00 PM
    Location: Gotham Comedy Club, NYC

    Share in the laughter as WP students from the introduction stand-up class take their final exam by performing live at one of New York City’s premier comedy clubs!

    Please call Gotham Comedy Club at 212.367.9000 for reservations.


     

  • WP Presents!
    Plaza Theatricals’ Cinderella

    Feb 23, 2020 @ 2:00 PM
    Location: Shea Center for Performing Arts

    The most classic of all fairy tales springs to life in this fast-paced musical production featuring ragged Cinderella and the handsome prince looking for a bride.

    Admission: $12 Adults • $10 Children •  $1 off Group discount for 10 or more tickets in the same order.

    Plaza Theatrical


     

  • WP Presents!
    Literature to Life Stage Presentation of
    If Beale Street Could Talk

    Mar 04, 2020 @ 10:30 AM
    Location: Shea Center for Performing Arts

    Literature to Life Stage Presentation
    Based on the Novel If Beale Street Could Talk
    by James Baldwin, ©
    1974
    Adapted and Directed by Elise Thoron
    Performed by Channie Waites

    James Baldwin's If Beale Street Could Talk is a story of abiding love in the face of injustice. Young lovers, Tish and Fonny, discover they are going to have a baby after Fonny is arrested for a crime he did not commit. Racing against time and injustice, their families come together to bring Fonny home before the baby is born. This story of one family's fight for justice in a society where institutional discrimination has the power to destroy lives will resonate with audiences from all walks of life.

    This fifty-minute solo performance is told through Tish's point of view as well as Fonny's. The whole story describes the strength and courage of the Rivers family and how they stuck together until the end. The tone of the story is both sad and sweet. The content is very explicit with mature scenes.

    Admission: $8.00

    Literature to Life


     

  • WP Presents!
    Virginia Repertory Theatre’s
    Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad

    Mar 11, 2020 @ 10:30 AM
    Location: Shea Center for Performing Arts

    Virginia Repertory Theatre’s
    Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad

    Book and Lyrics by Douglas Jones
    Music by Ron Barnett

    This stirring drama with music shares in the joys, sorrows, and challenges Harriet Tubman faced while courageously freeing herself and hundreds of others from the bonds of slavery. As Harriet and her friend, Sarah Bradford, narrate her adventurous life, we get a closer look at this brave woman whose determination changed the world.

    Admission:  $8.00

    Virginia Repertory Theatre


     

  • WP Presents!
    Plaza Theatricals’ The Wizard of Oz

    Apr 04, 2020 @ 2:00 PM
    Location: Shea Center for Performing Arts

    Join Dorothy the Scarecrow, the Tinman, and the Cowardly Lion as they come to life in an adaptation featuring the music of the MGM movie.

    Admission: $12 Adults • $10 Children • $1 off Group discount for 10 or more tickets in the same order.

    Plaza Theatrical