Marquette University News Release

Marquette University announces 2013-14 theatre season

August 14, 2013

Marquette Theatre’s 2013-14 season will be the 39th season in the Evan P. and Marion Helfaer Theatre, located at 525 N. 13th St. This year’s five productions will explore the many ways people reach out to one another.

Shows include: Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, a musical comedy that was nominated for 10 Tony Awards; The Boys Next Door, which looks into the lives of four men with mental challenges; The Quiltmaker’s Gift, a musical based on the book by Alan J. Prewitt; Almost, Maine, a series of nine vignettes about love; and Hamlet, a Shakespeare classic

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
Sept. 26-29, 2013
Thursday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m., Sunday at 2:30 p.m.
Oct. 2-6, 2013
Wednesday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m., Sunday at 2:30 p.m.
Based on the film by Dale Launer, Stanley Shapiro and Paul Henning, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels tells the story of a master conman and a young apprentice who engage in a contest to see who can have it all: the fame, the money and the girl.

The Boys Next Door
Nov. 7-10, 2013
Thursday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m., Sunday at 2:30 p.m.
Nov. 13-17, 2013
Wednesday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m., Sunday at 2:30 p.m.
Written by Tom Griffin, The Boys Next Door explores the lives of four men with various mental disabilities who live in a group home.

The Quiltmaker’s Gift
Jan. 11-12, 2014
Friday and Saturday at 2:30 p.m.
Jan. 18-19, 2014
Friday and Saturday at 2:30 p.m.
Based on the book by Alan J. Prewitt, The Quiltmaker’s Gift is the story of a generous quiltmaker who makes quilts only for those in need and a greedy king who owns everything in the world except one of the quiltmaker’s creations.

Almost, Maine
Feb. 13-16, 2014
Wednesday through Friday at 7:30 p.m., Saturday at 2:30 p.m.
Feb. 19-23, 2014
Tuesday through Friday at 7:30 p.m., Saturday at 2:30 p.m.
Written by John Cariani, Almost, Maine, is a romantic comedy composed of nine short vignettes that explore love in a town called Almost, Maine.

Hamlet
April 3-6, 2014
Wednesday through Friday at 7:30 p.m., Saturday at 2:30 p.m.
April 9-13, 2014
Tuesday through Friday at 7:30 p.m., Saturday at 2:30 p.m.
Hamlet is William Shakespeare’s most famous tragedy and is a story of ambition, madness, death and darkness.

Ticket prices for the general public are $20, with discounts offered to senior citizens, Marquette students, employees and alumni. Season ticket packages are also available. Individual and season tickets are now on sale and can be purchased online at http://www.showclix.com/events/marquettetheatre or by calling the Theatre Box Office at (414) 288-7504.

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