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08/16/2010

Department of Theatre and Dance Announces 2010-11 Performance Schedule

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 The Department of Theatre and Dance has announced its 2010-11 performance schedule.

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"Godspell," spring 2010
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"A Streetcar Named Desire," spring 2010
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"You Can't Take It With You," fall 2009

ROCK HILL, S.C. - Political hostages, twisted takes on a classic fairy tale, warfare, AIDS – the Department of Theatre and Dance's 2010-2011 schedule promises to take on topics timely and universal, serious and entertaining.

Winthrop's Department of Theatre and Dance has announced its fall 2010 and spring 2011 performance lineups. Season ticket packages are now available through the department's ticket package website.

Included in the 2010-2011 season lineups are the following shows, showcases, festivals and performances:

FALL 2010 

"The Yellow Boat" by David Saar
Directed by Erin Lee (student director)
Sept. 29-Oct. 2 at 8 p.m.; Oct. 3, 2 p.m.
Johnson Studio Theatre
Tickets: Sept. 29-30, $5 w/ Winthrop I.D. and $10/general public; Oct. 1-3, $8 w/ Winthrop I.D. and $15/general public
Seating is limited, and no late seating is permitted after performance begins. Performance is part of Family Weekend. 

"Lysistrata: A Woman's Translation"
Adapted from Aristophanes by Drue Robinson; directed by Russell Luke
Oct. 6-9, 8 p.m.; Oct. 10, 2 p.m.
Johnson Theatre
Tickets: $8 with Winthrop I.D. and $15/general public
Seating is reserved; play contains adult content and language. 

"Two Rooms" by Lee Blessing
Directed by Katie Manley (student director)
Oct. 27-Oct. 30, 8 p.m.; Oct. 31, 2 p.m.
Johnson Studio Theatre
Tickets: Oct. 27-28, $5 w/ Winthrop I.D. and $10/general public; Oct. 29-31, $8 w/ Winthrop I.D. and $15/general public
Seating is limited, and no late seating is permitted after performance begins. Play contains adult content. 

Winthrop Dance Theatre
Directed by Mary Beth Young
Nov. 10-13, 8 p.m.; Nov. 14, 2 p.m.
Johnson Theatre
Tickets: $8 w/ Winthrop I.D. and $15/general public
Seating is reserved, and show is part of Winthrop Homecoming Weekend. 

Fall One-Act Play Festival
Nov. 19, 8 p.m.; Nov. 20, 2 and 8 p.m.; Nov. 21, 2 p.m.
Johnson Studio Theatre
Tickets: $8 w/ Winthrop I.D. and $15/general public.
Seating is limited, and no late seating is permitted after performance begins. Plays contain adult language and content. 

Senior Choreography Showcase
Coordinated by Meg Griffin
Dec. 3, 8 p.m.; Dec. 4, 2 and 8 p.m.
Johnson Theatre
Tickets: $8 w/ Winthrop I.D. and $15/general public.
The showcase is part of Rock Hill's popular ChristmasVille. 

SPRING 2011 

"Once Upon a Mattress"
Music by Mary Rodgers; lyrics by Marshall Barer
Directed by Stephen Gundersheim
Feb. 23-26, 8 p.m., Feb. 27, 2 p.m.
Johnson Theatre
Tickets: $10 w/ Winthrop I.D. and $15/general public.
Seating is reserved. 

"Manipulative"
A dance performance conceived by Ashton Waldron (student choreographer)
March 25-26, 8 p.m.
Johnson Theatre
Admission is free; seating is limited. 

Spring One-Act Play Festival
April 8, 8 p.m.; April 9, 2 and 8 p.m.; April 10, 2 p.m.
Johnson Studio Theatre
Tickets: $8 w/ Winthrop I.D. and $15/general public.
Seating is limited, and no late seating is permitted after performance begins. Plays contain adult language and content. Event is part of Rock Hill's Come-See-Me Festival. 

"The Country Wife" by William Wycherley
Directed by Andrew Vorder Bruegge
April 13-16, 8 p.m.; April 17, 2 p.m.
Johnson Theatre
Tickets: $8 w/ Winthrop I.D. and $15/general public
Play contains adult content; performance is part of Come-See-Me Festival. 

Student Choreography Showcase
Coordinated by Stacy McConnell
April 20-22, 8 p.m.; April 23, 2 p.m.
Johnson Theatre
Tickets: April 20-21, $5 w/ Winthrop I.D. and $10/general public; April 22-23, $8 w/ Winthrop I.D. and $15/general public.

For more information about individual shows, visit the Theatre and Dance website, or call 803/323-2287. To get more information on tickets, contact the box office at 803/323-4014 or boxoffice@winthrop.edu.


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