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BLITHE SPIRIT

Written by Noël Coward
Directed by Raina Ames

DATE: 11/2/23 at 10am
LOCATION: Johnson Theatre, Paul Creative Arts Center
PRICE: $5 General Public

Experience the uproarious wit and supernatural charm of Noël Coward's timeless comedy, Blithe Spirit. Set in the sophisticated world of the 1930’s, this sparkling play invites you to a delightful evening of laughter and mischief.

Follow the misadventures of Charles Condomine, a skeptical writer researching the occult for his next novel. When a séance goes awry, Charles unwittingly summons the spirit of his tempestuous, dearly departed first wife, Elvira. As the ghostly Elvira makes herself at home, chaos ensues, leaving Charles torn between two worlds and two wives.

Noël Coward's razor-sharp dialogue and impeccable comedic timing create a whirlwind of hilarity as the living and the dead collide in a battle of wits and egos. Filled with eccentric characters, clever repartee, and unexpected twists, Blithe Spirit is a masterclass in farcical comedy that has enchanted audiences for generations. Join us for a night of supernatural merriment that will leave you in stitches and with spirits lifted.  “Blithe Spirit” is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals on behalf of Samuel French, Inc. www.concordtheatricals.com

Promotional graphic for UNH Dance Performance of Bugs
Promotional image for the Dance Company presentation of Don Quixote

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THE 2024 UNH DANCE COMPANY CONCERT

THE MAGIC OF BUGS
Directed by Gay Nardone; Choreographed by Mary Beth Marino and Gay Nardone
Experience the enchantment of The Magic of Bugs dance production with the Jazz/Tap/Aerial Dance Company. Jazz, tap, and aerial dance converge in a mesmerizing display of creativity and movement. Delve into a world where dance tells the tales of bugs, weaving a spellbinding narrative with each step, rhythm, and graceful flight. Unveil the magic!

DON QUIXOTE
Directed by Assaf Benchetrit; 
Choreographed by Assaf Benchetrit and Susan Endrizzi
Join the UNH Ballet Company, embarking on a dazzling journey with the Don Quixote ballet. Transporting you to sun-soaked Spain, this captivating performance brings to life the tale of romance, adventure, and chivalry. With breathtaking choreography and a vibrant score, experience the magic of Cervantes' classic masterpiece like never before. Come experience a balletic spectacle that enchants hearts.

DATE: 2/21/2024 at 10am
LOCATION: Johnson Theatre, Paul Creative Arts Center
PRICE: $5 General Public

Promotional artwork for the Theatre & Dance Dept production of As You Like It

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William Shakespeare's AS YOU LIKE IT

Directed by Jamie Clavet

DATE: 3/28/24 at 10am
LOCATION: Johnson Theatre, Paul Creative Arts Center
PRICE: $5 General Public

This timeless comedy invites you to escape into the enchanting Forest of Arden where mistaken identities, romantic entanglements, and uproarious misunderstandings abound.

Follow the spirited Rosalind as she runs away from danger and disguises herself as a young man, embarking on a journey of self-discovery and love. With a cast of colorful characters including the melancholic Jacques, the charming Orlando, and the witty Touchstone, this play explores the complexities of human nature with Shakespeare's signature wit and insight.

As You Like It celebrates the transformative power of love and the joy of embracing one's true nature. Set against a backdrop of lush poetry and unforgettable dialogue, this production promises laughter, romance, and a celebration of the human spirit.

General Information

HOW TO RESERVE SEATS

Reservation Procedures:

  • Seating is reserved first come-first served and is guaranteed, as seats allow, with payment, purchase order, or reservation contract.
  • Due to fire codes and for the safety of patrons, all individuals attending the performance (including teachers, bus drivers, chaperones, etc.) must reserve a seat.
  • Accessible parking and wheelchair seating are available. When ordering seats, please let us know your needs so that our ushers can be on hand to assist.
  • Schools will be seated, as groups, toward the front of the theatre in the order of their arrival.
  • Since all school matinee seats are reserved in advance, no tickets will be sold at the door at the time of the event.
  • There will be no printed tickets for school matinee events.

Reserving Your Seats:

  • Send the Reservation Contract form no later than 10 working days prior to the event to Mike Wood (mike.wood@unh.edu)  
  • Follow-up your order with an email to mike.wood@unh.edu.
  • You will receive a Reservation Confirmation.
  • Payment must be received prior to the start of the event via check, cash or purchase order.

Cancellations:

  • Cancellations received 10 working days prior to the event will void the Reservation Contract. Groups are responsible for paying the full contracted sum.
  • Cancellations that are the result of unexpected school and/or UNH closings (such as for weather, fire, natural disasters) will also void the contract. These legitimate cancellations will result in refunds for money transactions, or an exchange for seats at an upcoming event, if seats allow.

 

hydra puppet in the Odyssey