The Warehouse Performing Arts Center has announced its 2017 season, and an added bonus: a way to see more shows for less money.
Warehouse patrons can now purchase packages of 3, 4, 5, or 6 shows, including theater performances and film screenings, and save 15 to 20 percent off the original ticket prices. They also get reserved seating.
And with so many unique options this season, it won’t be hard to find a few of interest. The Warehouse selects its shows with input from theatre artists who are experts on both theater history and contemporary works. Their choices are bold, unexpected, and engaging, combining works many may know, and works many not know – but should.
“We have read so many good plays, and it’s really hard to choose because there are so many good plays out there, so many that aren’t done around here,” Managing Artistic Director Marla Brown said. “When people like us are reading plays it’s like being kids in a candy shop.”
This year all of the shows in the mix for review had a kind of adventure theme, Brown said. “So we thought, ok, let’s go bold and make the season all about adventure.”
She’s excited about all of them for different reasons, she said, and believes there is “something for everyone.”
For example, Ripcord features “senior” protagonists, whereas Psycho Beach Party features millennials and gen-Xers. Large Animal Games explores human romantic relationships in a fresh way, and Brown is excited to see the daring visuals language, she says.
“The biggest thing about the season is, as always, that we ask our audiences go on the adventure with us, with open minds,” Brown said. “We’re trying really hard to make new materials available to people and we’re not always going to appeal to every single person, but we ask people to give us a chance.”
So – what shows will make it onto your pass?
View the full list of shows and buy tickets on the Warehouse PAC website.
The Warehouse Performing Arts Center is located at 9216 Westmoreland Rd. Call box office for more info: 704-619-0429
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