The Arabian Nights
April 15-17, 19-24
King Shahryar learns his wife has been unfaithful, and he kills her and her lover. In madness and rage, he loves, weds and kills a young bride each night so as to never again face betrayal. His high counselor’s daughter, Scheherezade, becomes Shahryar’s latest bride, but she delays her fate by beguiling the king with tales of love and lust, humor and adventure. These fables of Scheherezade's one thousand and one nights, newly adapted by playwright Mary Zimmerman, are better known as The Arabian Nights .
LAB Theatre season announced
The LAB Theatre Committee have taken all submissions for Spring of 2016 and four plays have been approved. This season includes a wide variety of shows, including a staged reading of an original play by one of our students, Woody Pond.
Spring Dance Showcase
Each semester, the WVU Dance Program presents an informal concert, the “Spring Dance Showcase,” at the Creative Arts Center. Under the direction of Yoav Kaddar, Director of the Dance Program, this showcase concert is a culmination of the semester’s creative work by WVU student choreographers and dancers and features a wide variety of dance styles.
Alumns Dish Out Some "Tough Love"
A pair of West Virginia University alumni have taken success into their own hands, and they’re coming back to share their experiences in creating original content and the brave new world of digital distribution with students their alma mater.
Students to Workshop New Musical! April 25th at 7:30 p.m.
The Bennett House is a new musical loosely based on Jane Austen’s beloved Pride and Predijuce. The story revolves around the conflict between the girls of Bennett House and the girls of Pemberley House, when the wealthy and handsome Bingley asks Jane of Bennett to the cotillion. Sparks fly between Elizabeth from Bennett House and Darcy or the Derby Academy (with the help of the girls of the House of Pemberley) as he tries to convince his house brother that Jane is not of their class.