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    November & December Events At West Chester University

    From the acclaimed professional WCU Live! series to an assortment of astounding faculty & student performances, West Chester University is your destination for arts, culture, and music.

     

    Check out these upcoming November and December events just in time for the holiday season!

    WCU Live!

     

    WHAT: WCU LIVE! Presents  ArtRAGEous – Interactive Art & Music Experience, Family Funday  

    WHEN: Friday, November 2 at 8 p.m. 

    WHERE: Emilie K. Asplundh Concert Hall, Philips Memorial Building, 700 S. High Street 

    TICKETS:  $15 – $27 at www.wcupatix.com  

    The ArtRAGEous cast welcomes you into their world by getting everyone involved in the show. This troupe of artists, musicians, singers and dancers pay tribute to a variety of art forms, pop icons and musical genres culminating in a gallery of fabulous finished paintings. The result? A one-of-a-kind crossover experience! 

     

     

    WHAT: WCU LIVE! Presents Natural Wonder: The Stevie Wonder Experience  

    WHEN: Saturday, November 17 at 7:30 p.m. 

    WHERE: Emilie K. Asplundh Concert Hall, Philips Memorial Building, 700 S. High Street 

    TICKETS: $15 – $27 at www.wcupatix.com  

    One of the greatest entertainers and music legends of all time is Steve Wonder, and the #1 entertainer dedicated to faithfully performing all of Stevie’s music is Gabriel Bello and his group, “Natural Wonder.” You’ll swear you’re at a concert with none other than Stevie himself. 

     

     

    WHAT: WCU LIVE! Presents Cashore Marionettes: Simple Gifts 

    WHEN: Saturday, December 15 at 2 p.m. 

    WHERE: Madeleine Wing Adler Theatre, Swope Music Building and Performing Arts Center, 817 S. High Street 

    TICKETS: $10 – $15 at www.wcupatix.com  

    The internationally acclaimed Cashore Marionettes redefine the art of puppetry. SIMPLE GIFTS provides an entertaining and sensitive vision of what it is to be human. 

    Theatre

     

    WHAT: University Theatre Halloween Haunted House  

    WHEN: Saturday, October 27 from 7 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

    WHERE: 2 Rosedale Avenue, West Chester 

    TICKETS: Free with suggested donation 

    The student-led University Theatre group takes over the E.O. Bull Center and puts their theatre skills to work to frighten, frazzle and spook members of the community. 12 – 15 “themed rooms” include a Dante’s Inferno-themed room, a Seven Deadly Sins room and a Mirror Maze. Tour guides, in character, guide visitors through the Haunted House, leading them from room to room. Proceeds benefit University Theatre. 

     

    WHAT: WCU Department of Theatre & Dance Presents MY FAIR LADY, Adaptation and Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner, Music by Frederick Loewe. Directed by Brenna Geffers 

    WHEN: November 8, 9, 10, 11, 13, 14, 15 

    WHERE: Mainstage Theatre, E.O. Bull Center for the Arts, 2 Rosedale Avenue 

    TICKETS: $13 – $16 at www.wcupatix.com 

    Based on George Bernard Shaw’s classic, Pygmalion, MY FAIR LADY continues to entertain and delight and explores how classism and sexism can manifest in how we speak. 

     

    WHAT: University Theatre Student Group Presents 19th Annual Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids Benefit

    WHEN: Friday, December 7 – Sunday, December 9   

    WHERE: MainStage Theatre, E.O. Bull Center for the Arts, 2 Rosedale Avenue 

    A Variety Show that raises money for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids. West Chester University Theatre raises more money for this cause than any other group. 

    Dance

     

    WHAT: WCU Department of Theatre & Dance Presents REVIVAL, a dance concert. Directed by Gretchen Studlien-Webb

    WHEN: November 9 and 10 

    WHERE: Mainstage Theatre, E.O. Bull Center for the Arts, 2 Rosedale Avenue 

    TICKETS: $13 – $16 at www.wcupatix.com

    Art

     

    WHAT: WCU Department of Art & Design Presents Robert Bickey, Alex Ebstein and Matt Voelker: Material World 

    WHEN: October 19 to January 8, 2019 (Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. and Saturday from 12 noon to 4 p.m.). Press are invited to an artists’ reception on October 24.

    WHERE: Baker Gallery, E.O. Bull Center for the Arts, 2 Rosedale Avenue 

    TICKETS: Free admission.

    Music

     

    WHAT: WCU School of Music Presents A Bernstein Celebration. Randall Scarlata, Director 

    WHEN: Friday, November 2 and Saturday, November 3 at 7:30 p.m.

    WHERE: Madeleine Wing Adler Theatre, Swope Music Building and Performing Arts Center, 817 S. High Street  

    TICKETS: Free admission.

     

     

    WHAT: WCU School of Music Presents Criterions Jazz Ensemble. Mark Jacoby, Director 

    WHEN: Friday, November 16 at 7:30 p.m.

    WHERE: Madeleine Wing Adler Theatre, Swope Music Building and Performing Arts Center, 817 S. High Street  

    TICKETS: Free admission.

     

     

    WHAT: 97th Holiday Program – Ryan Kelly, Director 

    WHEN: Saturday, December 1 at 3:00 p.m.

    TICKETS: $12 at www.wcupatix.com  

     

    WHAT: WCU School of Music Presents Wind Ensemble & Wind Symphony – Andrew Yozviak & M. Gregory Martin, directors 

    WHEN: Sunday, December 9 at 3 p.m.

    WHERE: Madeleine Wing Adler Theatre, Swope Music Building and Performing Arts Center, 817 S. High Street

    TICKETS: Free admission