1800 Portage Street, Stevens Point, WI 54481
Take a “Journey to Unexpected Destinations” as the Theatre and Dance Department at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point brings new and familiar productions to the stage for the 2019-2020 season. Season tickets for returning subscribers are now on sale, and individual show tickets and new season ticket package sales will begin Monday, Aug. 12.
In this musical, a parolee finds a new life at a small-town Wisconsin diner where she revives the place by holding an essay contest to raffle off its old grill.
There is a 1 p.m. pre-show talk with the director on each of the first Sunday matinee dates. More information on the season is at www.uwsp.edu/theatre-dance/Pages/Productions/2019-2020/2019-2020-Season.aspx. Tickets for the full season of six shows (excluding staged readings) are $135 for adults, $129 for seniors, university faculty or staff, and $85 for youth. A package of the two Jenkins Theatre shows is $48 for adults, $46 for seniors, faculty or staff and $31 for youth. The four Studio Theatre shows are $94 for adults, $90 for seniors, faculty or staff and $60 for youth. Individual tickets for full shows are $26 for adults, $23 for seniors, faculty or staff, $16 for youth, and $10 for each staged reading. UW-Stevens Point students may purchase discounted tickets in advance for $10 or $7 the day of the show, and for $15 in advance and $10 day of for “Mamma Mia!”. In addition, the First Nighters program offers theatergoers dinner and a show on the opening Friday evenings for five of the shows. Meals are provided in the Noel Fine Arts Center courtyard by Dining and Summer Conferences. Several different series packages and individual event tickets are detailed at www.uwsp.edu/theatre-dance/Pages/First-Nighters.aspx. Performance and First Nighters tickets are available at the UW-Stevens Point Information and Tickets Office, located in the Dreyfus University Center concourse, by calling 715-346-4100 or at http://tickets.uwsp.edu.