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2019-2020 Season

The 2019-2020 season featured performances of "Mud," "The Phantom Tollbooth," "Twelfth Night," Dance Now! and "Hedda Gabler." "Head Over Heels" was canceled due to the suspension of in-person activities on campus in Spring 2020.


by Maria Irene Fornes,  For mature audiences only

Sep. 27-28 and Oct. 1-4 at 7:30 p.m.

Sep. 29 and Oct. 6 at 2 p.m.

Gladys G. Davis Theatre

Tickets: Adult: $22, WVU Student/Senior: $17

Maria Irene Fornes’s "Mud" portrays the characters Mae, Lloyd, and Henry trapped in poverty. Their struggles vary between a desire for language, knowledge, power and dreams. Their existence is functional, and the violence that emerges inarticulate. 

Trigger Warning:  Performances of  Mud contain adult language, description and depiction of sexual situations, verbal and physical abuse, adult humor, and gun violence. For mature audiences only. 

The Phantom Tollbooth    

by Susan Nanus

Oct. 24-26 at 7:30 p.m.

Oct. 27 at 2 p.m.

Metropolitan Theatre, 
Downtown Morgantown

Tickets: Adult: $21, WVU Student/Senior: $16, CHILD: $11

Having received a magic tollbooth, Milo decides to drive through it in his toy car, where he is transported to the Kingdom of Wisdom. Tasked with rescuing two exiled princesses from the Castle in the Air, Milo and his two companions go on a quest that gives him a newfound sense of admiration for learning. Juster's story uses the need for a love of education against a backdrop of adventure to love an otherwise boring life. 

Twelfth Night  

by William Shakespeare

Nov. 21-22 and Dec. 3-7 at 7:30 p.m.

Dec. 8 at 2 p.m. 

Gladys G. Davis Theatre

Tickets: Adult: $22, WVU Student/Senior: $17

Separated from her twin Sebastian after a shipwreck, Viola winds up on the coast of Illyria. Disguised as a boy called Cesario, Viola enters into Duke Orsino's service, falling in love in the process. Sent to "woo" Olivia for Orsino, Olivia is taken with Cesario, not knowing Viola is the one behind the disguise. Shakespeare's classic gender-bending comedy plays on the humor of disguise and deception in a complicated love triangle. 

Feb. 6-7  at 7:30 p.m. 

Feb. 8 at 2 p.m.

Lyell B. Clay Concert Theatre

Tickets: Adult: $22, WVU Student/Senior: $17, Child: $12

WVU’s annual dance concert gives audiences the opportunity to experience a wide variety of styles of dance in an eclectic and electric evening of choreography. A mix of student, faculty and guest choreographers join forces with visiting troupes to bring the best of dance to the College of Creative Arts. 

Hedda Gabler

by Henrik Ibsen 

Mar. 5-7, 10-13 at 7:30 p.m. 

Mar. 8 at 2 p.m.

Gladys G. Davis Theatre

Tickets: Adult: $22, WVU Student/Senior: $17, Child: $12

The eponymous Hedda Gabler has recently married George Tesman, a young academic. Upon returning from their honeymoon, the two are met with Eilert Løvborg, Hedda's former lover and George's rival. Eilert is a successful writer who is still in love with Hedda; something that delights her. Ibsen's work portrays a newlywed desperate for excitement and enchantment in a life devoid of both. 

Head Over Heels    

CANCELLED due to the suspension of in-person events on campus

by James Magruder 

Music and Lyrics by the Go-Go's

Apr. 23-25 at 7:30 p.m.

Apr. 26 at 2 p.m.  

Lyell B. Clay Concert Theatre   

Tickets: Adult: $27, WVU Student/Senior: $22 

Featuring the songs of The Go-Go's and based on The Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia by Philip Sidney, "Head Over Heels" tells the story of what happens when Arcadia is threatened with the loss of its "Beat." The Jukebox musical preaches unconditional love and acceptance of yourself and otehrs to the soundtrack of some of the greatest pop rock hits. 

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