Marquette Theatre presents Thornton Wilder’s Our Town
Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer prize-winning drama Our Town will be presented by Marquette Theatre.
MILWAUKEE – Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer prize-winning drama Our Town will be presented by Marquette Theatre.
Set in the small New England town of Grover’s Corners in 1901, Our Town returns to the Helfaer stage after 25 years. The story of Emily and George is both charming and heartbreaking while discovering the profound greatness in life’s simple moments. Theatre goers will rediscover this American classic that explores the universal need to find a place to belong and the challenge of appreciating life. The play will run during the following dates:
- Thursday Sept. 25, and Friday, Sept. 26, at 7:30 p.m.
- Sunday, Sept. 28, at 2:30 p.m.
- Wednesday, Oct. 1, through Saturday, Oct. 4, at 7:30 p.m.
- Sunday, Oct. 5, at 2:30 p.m.
The Saturday, Sept. 27, performance of Our Town will be at 2:30 p.m. to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Evan P. and Marion Helfaer Theatre.
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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