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2017–2018 Season Ticket Information

Season Tickets will be available for purchase August 1 through August 31.

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Antigone
By Sophocles
Translated by Don Taylor
Directed by Jenna Soleo-Shanks
September 28-30 & October 3-7 at 7:30 pm
October 1 at 2:00 pm
Marshall Performing Arts Center - Dudley Experimental Theatre
General admission seating

This modern translation of one of the most enduring ancient tragedies puts universal questions of power, politics, and duty in the context of contemporary conflicts.


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Noises Off
By Michael Frayn
Directed by Kate Ufema
November 2-4 & 8-11 at 7:30 pm
November 5 at 2:00 pm
Marshall Performing Arts Center - Mainstage Theatre
Reserved seating

Go upstairs/downstairs, backstage/onstage with a wacky theatre company that just can’t get it right. Be it personal or professional, this door-slamming group of theatre artisans keep trying in spite of themselves.

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UMD Dance Concert: In a Jazz Way
Directed by Rebecca Katz Harwood
November 30-December 2 at 7:30 pm
Marshall Performing Arts Center - Mainstage Theatre
Reserved seating

Blending the classical and the vernacular for its moves, and inspired by the collaborative, spontaneous spirit of jazz and popular music, join us to celebrate the rich variety of jazz dance!

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Charlotte’s Web
Based upon the story by E.B. White
Dramatized by Joseph Robinette
Directed by Tom Isbell
February 1-3 & 8-10 at 6:30 pm
February 3, 4 & 10 at 2:00 pm
Marshall Performing Arts Center - Mainstage Theatre
Reserved seating

Wilbur the pig is headed to the butcher, and only the spider Charlotte can save his life. A magical, heartwarming tale of friendship and sacrifice, based on the beloved children’s book.


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These Shining Lives
By Melanie Marnich
Directed by William Payne
March 1-3 & 13-17 at 7:30 pm
March 18 at 2:00 pm
Marshall Performing Arts Center - Dudley Experimental Theatre
General admission seating

Raised in Duluth, playwright Melanie Marnich spins this poetic love story/docudrama about strong women fighting for a safe workplace in the roaring 1920s and the Depression Era.


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Into the Woods
Music & Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Book by James Lapine
Directed by Ann Bergeron
April 12-14 & 18-21 at 7:30 pm
April 15 at 2:00 pm
Marshall Performing Arts Center - Mainstage Theatre Reserved seating

Take a magical romp where the lives of well-known characters from familiar fairy tales intertwine.  But the woods are dark, and it's discovered that even fairy tale characters are all too human.