Center For the Arts 

Past Theater Events

Past theater events at the Center for the Arts


2014
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2014

December

The Serpent: Senior Capstone Project by Sivan Battat
The Serpent: Senior Capstone Project by Sivan Battat
Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 8:00 PM
Patricelli ’92 Theater
Beginning at the Book of Genesis, Jean Claude van Itallie's The Serpent weaves biblical narrative with contemporary experience to craft a ceremonial journey for actors and audience.
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The Serpent: Senior Capstone Project by Sivan Battat
The Serpent: Senior Capstone Project by Sivan Battat
Friday, December 5, 2014 at 8:00 PM
Patricelli ’92 Theater
Beginning at the Book of Genesis, Jean Claude van Itallie's The Serpent weaves biblical narrative with contemporary experience to craft a ceremonial journey for actors and audience.
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The Serpent: Senior Capstone Project by Sivan Battat
The Serpent: Senior Capstone Project by Sivan Battat
Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 8:00 PM
Patricelli ’92 Theater
Beginning at the Book of Genesis, Jean Claude van Itallie's The Serpent weaves biblical narrative with contemporary experience to craft a ceremonial journey for actors and audience.
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November

Carmelita Tropicana and the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics
Carmelita Tropicana and the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics
Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 4:30 PM
CFA Hall
Moderated by Associate Professor of Anthropology Gina Ulysse, panelists will include Carmelita Tropicana, Marcial Godoy-Anativi, and Jennifer Celestin '07.
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In the Heights
In the Heights
Sunday, November 16, 2014 at 8:00 PM
CFA Theater
2008 Tony Award–winner In the Heights tells the universal story of a vibrant community in New York’s Washington Heights neighborhood—a place where the coffee from the corner bodega is light and sweet, the windows are always open, and the breeze carries the rhythm of three generations of music.
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In the Heights
In the Heights
Sunday, November 16, 2014 at 2:00 PM
CFA Theater
2008 Tony Award–winner In the Heights tells the universal story of a vibrant community in New York’s Washington Heights neighborhood—a place where the coffee from the corner bodega is light and sweet, the windows are always open, and the breeze carries the rhythm of three generations of music.
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In the Heights
In the Heights
Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 8:00 PM
CFA Theater
2008 Tony Award–winner In the Heights tells the universal story of a vibrant community in New York’s Washington Heights neighborhood—a place where the coffee from the corner bodega is light and sweet, the windows are always open, and the breeze carries the rhythm of three generations of music.
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In the Heights
In the Heights
Friday, November 14, 2014 at 8:00 PM
CFA Theater
2008 Tony Award–winner In the Heights tells the universal story of a vibrant community in New York’s Washington Heights neighborhood—a place where the coffee from the corner bodega is light and sweet, the windows are always open, and the breeze carries the rhythm of three generations of music.
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In the Heights
In the Heights
Thursday, November 13, 2014 at 8:00 PM
CFA Theater
2008 Tony Award–winner In the Heights tells the universal story of a vibrant community in New York’s Washington Heights neighborhood—a place where the coffee from the corner bodega is light and sweet, the windows are always open, and the breeze carries the rhythm of three generations of music.
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In the Heights
In the Heights
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 8:00 PM
CFA Theater
2008 Tony Award–winner In the Heights tells the universal story of a vibrant community in New York’s Washington Heights neighborhood—a place where the coffee from the corner bodega is light and sweet, the windows are always open, and the breeze carries the rhythm of three generations of music.
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October

Talk by Leigh Fondakowski on her work SPILL
Talk by Leigh Fondakowski on her work SPILL
Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 7:00 PM
CFA Hall

Playwright Leigh Fondakowski will discuss the development of her newest work, SPILL, a multimedia play about the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

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Hkeelee (Talk to Me)
Hkeelee (Talk to Me)
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 7:00 PM
CFA Hall
A solo performance by Lebanese American writer, actress, and teaching artist Leila Buck ’99 that explores family, memory, and politics.
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The Builders Association – Sontag: Reborn
The Builders Association – Sontag: Reborn
Friday, October 3, 2014 at 8:00 PM
CFA Theater
“A spellbinding x-ray of a writer’s psyche” (The New York Times) explores the private life, loves, and idiosyncrasies of Susan Sontag in the Connecticut premiere of this solo show.
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The Builders Association – Sontag: Reborn
The Builders Association – Sontag: Reborn
Thursday, October 2, 2014 at 8:00 PM
CFA Theater
“A spellbinding x-ray of a writer’s psyche” (The New York Times) explores the private life, loves, and idiosyncrasies of Susan Sontag in the Connecticut premiere of this solo show.
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September

When You’re Home: A Look Back at the Origins of In the Heights - A Talk by Lin-Manuel Miranda
When You’re Home: A Look Back at the Origins of In the Heights - A Talk by Lin-Manuel Miranda
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 7:00 PM
CFA Hall
Tony Award-winning composer/lyricist and actor Lin-Manuel Miranda ’02 speaks about the creation of the musical In The Heights during his time at Wesleyan.
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July

Aaron Jafferis: How to Change the World with Hip-Hop Theater
Aaron Jafferis: How to Change the World with Hip-Hop Theater
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at 12:10 PM
World Music Hall
Aaron Jafferis will discuss his work and demonstrate his approach to hip-hop theater.
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