Marquette University News Release

Marquette Theatre presents ‘Blithe Spirit’

September 27, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Noël Coward’s Blithe Spirit will be presented by Marquette Theatre at the Evan P. & Marion Helfaer Theatre.

Blithe Spirit is a fast-paced comedy about a séance-gone-wrong. When cynical author Charles Condomine invites “happy medium” Madame Arcati into his home, she summons the ghost of his first wife, Elvira, and leaves Charles torn between his past and his present. The play will run:

  • Thursday, Sept. 29, through Saturday, Oct. 1, at 7:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, Oct. 2, at 2:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Oct. 5, through Friday, Oct. 7, at 7:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, Oct. 8, at 4 p.m.
  • Sunday, Oct. 9, at 2:30 p.m.

Tickets can be purchased online. Prices for the general public are $20, with discounts offered to senior citizens, Marquette students, employees and alumni. Season ticket packages are also available. For more information, call the Theatre Box Office at (414) 288-7504.

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Clare Peterson

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