Current Season

Ten-Minute Play Festival   

Written by DWU Students

Directed by DWU Students

Acted by DWU Students


Oct. 14, 15, 16, 17, 2014, at 7 p.m.

Equitem Theatre-in-the-Round, Hughes Hall, DWU campus


Admission: One canned or non-perishable food item to be donated to the Mitchell Food Pantry.


Dakota Wesleyan students will construct, create, write, perform and direct several 10-minute plays in the Equitem Theatre-in-the-Round. These plays will be funny or dramatic or just plain “unique.” These performances will give DWU students experience in every aspect of the production of a play.



Scrooge, the musical 

By Leslie Bricusse

Directed by Daniel L. Miller, DWU theatre director

Music Direction by Clinton Desmond, DWU choral director


Dec. 4-6, Dec. 11-13, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.
Dec. 7 and Dec. 14, 2014, at 2 p.m.

Pepsi-Cola Theatre for the Performing Arts, Main Street, Mitchell


Admission: $12, $14 for general public, or $5 for DWU staff, faculty and students with a valid DWU I.D. (only one ticket per I.D.)


Ebenezer Scrooge, of Charles Dickens’s “A Christmas Carol,” will take the stage this Christmas season through the collaborative efforts of DWU’s theatre and music departments and the Mitchell Area Community Theatre in “Scrooge, the Musical.” This stage musical, written in 1992 by Leslie Bricusse, follows the story of the old miser as he’s visited by the three Christmas spirits – past, present and future – and embarks on a journey to save his soul on one fateful Christmas Eve night.


This classic story of redemption is a family favorite and appropriate for all ages.



Boeing, Boeing 

By Marc Camoletti

Adapted by Beverley Cross

Directed by Daniel L. Miller, DWU theatre director


March 20, 21, 27, 28, 2015, at 7:30 p.m.

March 22 and March 29, 2015, at 2 p.m.

Patten-Wing Theatre, Hughes Hall, DWU campus


Admission: $7 for general public, or $2 for DWU staff, faculty and students with a valid DWU I.D. (only one ticket per I.D.)


It’s the 1960s, and swinging bachelor Bernard couldn’t be happier: a flat in Paris and three gorgeous stewardesses all engaged to him without knowing about each other. But Bernard’s perfect life gets bumpy when his friend Robert comes to stay and a new and speedier Boeing jet throws off all of his careful planning. Soon all three stewardesses are in town simultaneously, timid Robert is forgetting which lies to tell to whom, and catastrophe looms. A riotous farce that recently enjoyed hit revivals in London and New York, “Boeing, Boeing” is now set to arrive in Jet City — fasten your seat belts!


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