October 17, 2006, 7:30 PM, Page Auditorium
Midnight. Not a sound from the pavement. Suddenly, an explosion of music and lights reveals a larger-than-life junkyard. Probing car lights tear across the darkened stage landscape of bottles and boxes, briefly catching the darting image of a running feline. Tonight is the one special night when the tribe of Jellicle Cats reunites to celebrate who they are. The show that revolutionized musical theater celebrates its 25th anniversary at Duke University! Winner of seven Tony Awards including Best Musical, Cats features 20 of Andrew Lloyd Webber's timeless melodies.
November 29, 2006, 7:30 PM, Page Auditorium
Wonderful Town is the delightful tale of two sisters, Ruth and Eileen. They're fresh off the bus from Ohio, ready to follow their dreams, fall in love and take New York by storm. With a score of wondrous songs by Leonard Bernstein, Betty Comden and Adolph Green, this is one show that is not to be missed.
The Great Game|
February 15 & 18, 2007, 7:30 PM, Reynolds Theater
Espionage. Hidden Identities. Romance. The Great Game mounts as Imperialist England and Russia battle for control of Central Asia while dark-skinned Safia battles for acceptance in a new country where appearances are everything. The insatiable quest of 19th century foreign powers to dominate and exploit Afghanistan, Pakistan and lucrative trade routes for strategic gain is as poignant today as it has been throughout history. The Great Game is a rare, engaging, and scintillating work of art.
Man of La Mancha|
March 20, 2007, 7:30 PM, Page Auditorium
Based on The Adventures of Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes, Man of La Mancha is the epic story of knight-errant Don Quixote, his servant Sancho, and the woman of his dreams, the lovely Dulcinea. The tale – set during the Spanish Inquisition – tells the romantic and noble journey of a man who sets out to right all wrongs and win the heart of a good woman as he duels windmills along the way. The impeccable score includes The Impossible Dream, Dulcinea, and the title song, also known as I, Don Quixote.