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Theatre UNI Presents: The Sweetest Swing in Baseball

By: Rebecca Gilman

Rebecca Gilman’s The Sweetest Swing in Baseball opens the 2014-15 Theatre UNI season, and is about a struggling artist whose mental discrepancies land her in a mental ward. After being told her insurance will only cover 10 days in the ward, Dana Fielding decides to adopt an alternate personality in order to convince her counselor (and insurance company) that she is in further need of help. She is coached into being former Baseball player Darryl Strawberry by two of her fellow patients, Michael and Gary, as they help her try to avoid being released back into the “real world” where she feels lost and disconnected. The show humorously embodies the idea that sometimes we need a bit of a mental break to help us through our rough patches.

Directed by: Steve Taft

The Strayer-Wood Theatre presents Spring Awakening

Winner of 8 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Spring Awakening is a rock musical adaptation of Frank Wedekind’s 1892 expressionist play about the struggles, frustrations, and thrills of the teen years.  The musical by Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater follows a group of adolescent students as they wrestle with their burgeoning sexuality and the refusal of their parents and teachers to admit what’s happening.  It is a ground-breaking theatrical work in its use of contemporary music and choreography in the world of 19th century values and repression. With hope, reason, and passion Spring Awakening explores the conflicts between children and parents and double standards in morality and sexuality.  Contains adult themes, language, and brief nudity. 

Directed by Jay Edelnant, musical direction by Rebecca Burkhardt, and choreography by Daniel Wells. 

The Strayer-Wood Theatre presents Spring Awakening

Winner of 8 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Spring Awakening is a rock musical adaptation of Frank Wedekind’s 1892 expressionist play about the struggles, frustrations, and thrills of the teen years.  The musical by Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater follows a group of adolescent students as they wrestle with their burgeoning sexuality and the refusal of their parents and teachers to admit what’s happening.  It is a ground-breaking theatrical work in its use of contemporary music and choreography in the world of 19th century values and repression. With hope, reason, and passion Spring Awakening explores the conflicts between children and parents and double standards in morality and sexuality.  Contains adult themes, language, and brief nudity. 

Directed by Jay Edelnant, musical direction by Rebecca Burkhardt, and choreography by Daniel Wells. 

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