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Conservatory of Theatre Arts Presents ‘The Hot L Baltimore’

Conservatory of Theatre Arts Presents ‘The Hot L Baltimore’

| November 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s Conservatory of Theatre Arts presents “The Hot L Baltimore” by Lanford Wilson, directed by Doug Finlayson, head of the Conservatory’s directing program, with Scears Lee IV, Jimmy Betts, Kyle Acheson and Lexie Tompkins in the lead roles. Date/Time: Nov. 30 – Dec. 4 and Dec. 7 – 11; 7:30 p.m.; Sundays, 2 p.m. […]

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Nov. 28: Webster Wind Ensemble ‘The Music of …’

Nov. 28: Webster Wind Ensemble ‘The Music of …’

| November 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Webster University Wind Ensemble, directed by James A. Martin, performs a concert of music originally composed for Wind Ensemble. The program includes: “Smetana Fanfare” (1984), by Karel Husa; “The Immovable Do” (1933-39), by Percy Grainer; “Water Music, Op. 82” by Malcolm Arnold and “Sinfonia in B flat minor, Op. 153” (1872) by Amilcare Ponchielli. […]

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Dec. 13: Webster Cabaret Student Showcase and Benefit

Dec. 13: Webster Cabaret Student Showcase and Benefit

| November 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

Webster University dance students present a Cabaret Showcase and Benefit under the direction of Theatre Arts professor Lara Teeter and Neal Richardson. The proceeds will go toward Webster’s spring auditions in New York and Los Angeles. Date/Time: Tuesday, Dec. 13, 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. Location: The Kransberg Arts Center, 501 North Grand (next to the […]

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Webster Symphony Orchestra: ‘Heroes and Destiny’

Webster Symphony Orchestra: ‘Heroes and Destiny’

| November 11, 2011 | 0 Comments

Under the baton of conductor, Paul G. Davis, the the Webster University Symphony Orchestra (WUSO) presents “Heroes and Destiny” with selections by Verdi, Ravel and Beethoven. Date/Time: Sunday, Nov. 13, 7 p.m. Location: Community Music School Concert Hall Admission: $12 for general public, $6 for senior adults; free to students, faculty & staff with I.D. […]

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Webster Film Series Presents: ‘An Evening with Bill Plympton’

Webster Film Series Presents: ‘An Evening with Bill Plympton’

| November 10, 2011 | 2 Comments

Animator and illustrator Bill Plympton provides an evening’s worth of entertainment with a generous selection of his gut-busting and mind-bending shorts. Plympton, whose life and work is also explored in “Adventures in Plymptoons” (to be screened Nov. 12), introduces and discusses each film. He will also be honored with SLIFF’s Lifetime Achievement Award. 

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Conservatory of Theatre Arts Presents ‘Carousel’

Conservatory of Theatre Arts Presents ‘Carousel’

| November 10, 2011 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s Conservatory of Theatre Arts presents Carousel, book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II and music by Richard Rodgers. Visiting director Tim Ocel directs the production. Conservatory students Audrey Rae McHale and Kurt Hellerich perform the lead roles of Julie Jordan and Billy Bigelow. Date/Time: Nov. 16 – 20, 8 p.m.; Sunday, 2 p.m. […]

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Opera Week Film: ‘The Merry Widow’

| November 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

Sunday the Webster University Film Series presents Lotfi Mansouri’s spectacular The Merry Widow, in conjunction with National Opera Week sponsored by Opera America. THE MERRY WIDOW (2002, USA, 188 min.) Sunday, Nov. 6, at 7:30 p.m. Lotfi Mansouri’s spectacular last production as general director of The San Francisco Opera features Yvonne Kenny making her debut […]

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Nov. 7, 14: Student Jazz Combos

Nov. 7, 14: Student Jazz Combos

| November 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

Webster University student jazz combos will perform two concerts featuring selections of classic jazz. Date/Time: Jazz Combos 1, Nov. 7; Jazz Combos 2, Nov. 14; 7 p.m. Location:  Community Music School, Room 10 Admission: $3

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Film Series: Carpenter and ‘Halloween Creep Out’

Film Series: Carpenter and ‘Halloween Creep Out’

| October 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

This weekend the Webster University Film Series presents “Halloween Creep Out: Three by John Carpenter.” THE THING (John Carpenter, 1982, USA, 109 min) – Friday, Oct. 28 at 7:30 p.m. A shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of the people that it kills confronts scientists in the Antarctic.    Carpenter’s gory homage/ remake of Howard Hawk’s […]

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Webster University Celebrates National Opera Week

Webster University Celebrates National Opera Week

| October 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

Webster University is proud to join nearly 100 other opera organizations nationwide to celebrate National Opera Week, organized by OPERA America, the national service organization for opera, with support of the National Endowment for the Arts. Webster voice faculty and students will present a program of operatic arias in the common area at Plaza Frontenac […]

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