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‘Hello Dolly’ to hit HART stage

The 50th anniversary production of the Broadway blockbuster “Hello Dolly” will be held at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 1-2 and at 3 p.m. July 20, 27 and Aug. 3 at the Haywood Arts Regional Theatre in Waynesville.

Tickets are $24 for adults, $20 for seniors, and $12 for students. A special $8 discount ticket will be available for students on Sundays.

828.456.6322 and www.harttheatre.com.

 

WCU Mainstage tickets on sale Aug. 6

The students and faculty of Western Carolina University’s School of Stage and Screen will soon raise the curtain for their 2014-15 Mainstage season.

The playbill includes two plays and two musicals. Season subscriptions and individual tickets for the productions will go on sale Wednesday, Aug. 6, at the box office in WCU’s John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center.

• “Elemeno Pea” will hit the stage 7:30 p.m. Oct. 1-4, with a 3 p.m. matinee on Oct. 4, at Hoey Auditorium. A comedy written by Molly Smith Metzler and directed by D.V. Caitlyn, a professor in the School of Stage and Screen, the play, exploring the themes of status, ambition, regret, mistakes and life-defining choices, contains adult language and content. 

• The musical “42nd Street” will run 7:30 p.m. Nov. 13-15, with a 3 p.m. matinee on Nov. 16, at the Bardo Arts Center. Based on the novel by Bradford Ropes, the musical follows an aspiring chorus girl on her journey through Broadway. 

• The musical comedy/horror production “The Rocky Horror Show” will run at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 19-21, with a special 10:30 p.m. show on Feb. 21, at Hoey Auditorium. The sci-fi gothic musical about a transvestite and his motley crew includes audience participation and cascading toilet paper. 

• “Peter Pan: The Boy Who Would Not Grow Up” will run at 7:30 p.m. April 16-21, with a 3 p.m. matinee on April 19, at the Bardo Arts Center. The fantasy play follows the adventures of Peter, Wendy, Michael and John in Neverland. 

Subscriptions for the musicals and plays are available Wednesday, Aug. 6, through Sunday, Sept. 28, and are priced at $50 for adults, $40 for seniors and WCU faculty and staff, and $20 for students.

Individual tickets for the two musicals, “42nd Street” and “The Rocky Horror Show,” are $21 for adults, $16 for seniors and WCU faculty and staff, and $7 (in advance) and $10 (day of show) for students.

Individual tickets for the two plays, “Elemeno Pea” and “Peter Pan,” are $16 for adults, $11 for seniors and WCU faculty and staff, and $7 (in advance) and $10 (day of show) for students.

828.227.2479 or www.bardonartscenter.wcu.edu

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