2011-12 Season

This musical about a musical tells the story of staging an elaborate production at the height of the Great Depression. Winner of the 1980 Tony Award for Best Musical and the 2001 Tony Award for Best Musical Revival.

Thursday, August 18, 2011 - 7:30pm
Friday, August 19, 2011 - 7:30pm
Saturday, August 20, 2011 - 7:30pm
Sunday, August 21, 2011 - 2:00pm
Thursday, August 25, 2011 - 7:30pm
Friday, August 26, 2011 - 7:30pm
Saturday, August 27, 2011 - 7:30pm
Sunday, August 28, 2011 - 2:00pm

Beatrice is the single mother of two daughters, Ruth and Tillie. Together, they try to make sense of their dysfunctional family and their abysmal status in life. This is a student-directed performance.

Thursday, September 1, 2011 - 7:30pm
Friday, September 2, 2011 - 7:30pm
Saturday, September 3, 2011 - 7:30pm

The Biblical saga of Joseph and his coat of many colors comes to vibrant life in this musical parable.

Thursday, September 22, 2011 - 7:30pm
Friday, September 23, 2011 - 7:30pm
Saturday, September 24, 2011 - 7:30pm
Sunday, September 25, 2011 - 2:00pm
Thursday, September 29, 2011 - 7:30pm
Friday, September 30, 2011 - 7:30pm
Saturday, October 1, 2011 - 7:30pm
Sunday, October 2, 2011 - 2:00pm

Greed, crime and recent history come alive in this play about the financial scandal at Enron.

Thursday, October 20, 2011 - 7:30pm
Friday, October 21, 2011 - 7:30pm
Saturday, October 22, 2011 - 7:30pm
Sunday, October 23, 2011 - 2:00pm
Thursday, October 27, 2011 - 7:30pm
Friday, October 28, 2011 - 7:30pm
Saturday, October 29, 2011 - 7:30pm
Sunday, October 30, 2011 - 2:00pm

Seven weekends of songs and stories. Every performance is different. Performed in an intimate cafe environment.

Friday, October 21, 2011 - 7:30pm
Saturday, October 22, 2011 - 7:30pm
Friday, November 11, 2011 - 7:30pm
Saturday, November 12, 2011 - 7:30pm
Sunday, November 13, 2011 - 2:00pm
Friday, December 9, 2011 - 7:30pm
Saturday, December 10, 2011 - 7:30pm
Friday, February 10, 2012 - 7:30pm
Saturday, February 11, 2012 - 7:30pm
Friday, March 9, 2012 - 7:30pm
Saturday, March 10, 2012 - 7:30pm
Friday, April 13, 2012 - 7:30pm
Saturday, April 14, 2012 - 7:30pm
Sunday, April 15, 2012 - 2:00pm

First produced in 431 BC, this play’s themes of passion, love and vengeance are as fresh as ever.

Thursday, November 3, 2011 - 7:30pm
Friday, November 4, 2011 - 7:30pm
Saturday, November 5, 2011 - 7:30pm
Sunday, November 6, 2011 - 2:00pm
Thursday, November 10, 2011 - 7:30pm
Friday, November 11, 2011 - 7:30pm
Saturday, November 12, 2011 - 7:30pm
Sunday, November 13, 2011 - 2:00pm

When business partners sell faulty cylinder heads to the USAAF during WWII, more than warplanes crash and burn. This play marks Arthur Miller’s first commercial success. This is a student-directed production.

Wednesday, November 16, 2011 - 7:30pm
Thursday, November 17, 2011 - 7:30pm
Friday, November 18, 2011 - 7:30pm
Saturday, November 19, 2011 - 2:00pm
Saturday, November 19, 2011 - 7:30pm
Sunday, November 20, 2011 - 2:00pm

The Nebraska Wesleyan Theatre holiday tradition continues with even more Christmas cheer and carols this year.

Thursday, December 1, 2011 - 7:30pm
Friday, December 2, 2011 - 7:30pm
Saturday, December 3, 2011 - 2:00pm
Saturday, December 3, 2011 - 7:30pm
Sunday, December 4, 2011 - 2:00pm
Thursday, December 8, 2011 - 7:30pm
Friday, December 9, 2011 - 7:30pm
Saturday, December 10, 2011 - 2:00pm
Saturday, December 10, 2011 - 7:30pm
Sunday, December 11, 2011 - 2:00pm

This alternative, folk-infused rock musical is a modern adaptation of the 1891 German play that was banned in Germany for its explicit content. The show took home eight Tony Awards in 2007.

Thursday, February 9, 2012 - 7:30pm
Friday, February 10, 2012 - 7:30pm
Saturday, February 11, 2012 - 7:30pm
Sunday, February 12, 2012 - 2:00pm
Thursday, February 16, 2012 - 7:30pm
Friday, February 17, 2012 - 7:30pm
Saturday, February 18, 2012 - 7:30pm
Sunday, February 19, 2012 - 2:00pm

Like all plays, this one begins with rehearsal. The script, the actors complain, is weak. So when six masked characters arrive and beg the producer to find them an author for a new play or to insert them into whatever they’re working on now, what do they have to lose?

Thursday, March 1, 2012 - 7:30pm
Friday, March 2, 2012 - 7:30pm
Saturday, March 3, 2012 - 7:30pm
Sunday, March 4, 2012 - 2:00pm
Thursday, March 8, 2012 - 7:30pm
Friday, March 9, 2012 - 7:30pm
Saturday, March 10, 2012 - 7:30pm
Sunday, March 11, 2012 - 2:00pm

"100" is a play that focuses on a single memory in a person's life.

In "100," characters choose a single memory from their lives — everything else is erased. Choosing that memory is their only way of passing through eternity.

Thursday, March 8, 2012 - 7:30pm
Friday, March 9, 2012 - 7:30pm
Saturday, March 10, 2012 - 7:30pm
Sunday, March 11, 2012 - 2:00pm
Tuesday, March 13, 2012 - 7:30pm
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 - 7:30pm
Thursday, March 15, 2012 - 7:30pm

This satire on academic pretension, female education and preciousness is one of Moliere’s most popular comedies.

Thursday, April 12, 2012 - 7:30pm
Friday, April 13, 2012 - 7:30pm
Saturday, April 14, 2012 - 7:30pm
Sunday, April 15, 2012 - 2:00pm
Thursday, April 19, 2012 - 7:30pm
Friday, April 20, 2012 - 7:30pm
Saturday, April 21, 2012 - 7:30pm
Sunday, April 22, 2012 - 2:00pm

Nebraska Wesleyan Theatre is producing two versions of this history play at the Battle of Agincourt. One features a traditional casting while the second features a more contemporary interpretation with an all-female cast.

Thursday, April 26, 2012 - 7:30pm
Saturday, April 28, 2012 - 7:30pm
Friday, May 4, 2012 - 7:30pm
Saturday, May 5, 2012 - 2:00pm
Sunday, May 6, 2012 - 2:00pm

Nebraska Wesleyan Theatre is producing two versions of this history play at the Battle of Agincourt. One features a traditional casting while the second features a more contemporary interpretation with an all-female cast.

Friday, April 27, 2012 - 7:30pm
Saturday, April 28, 2012 - 2:00pm
Sunday, April 29, 2012 - 2:00pm
Thursday, May 3, 2012 - 7:30pm
Saturday, May 5, 2012 - 7:30pm

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