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Madcap farce "Moon Over Buffalo" staged in Shaw

Sept. 29, 2008

KALAMAZOO--A madcap backstage farce is up next at the University Theatre with seven performances of "Moon Over Buffalo" Oct. 9-19 in the Shaw Theatre at Western Michigan University.

Performances of "Moon Over Buffalo" in Shaw Theatre

Thursday, Oct. 9, at 8 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 10, at 8 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 11, at 8 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 16, at 8 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 17, at 8 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 18, at 8 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 19, at 2 p.m.

Ken Ludwig's giddy period comedy celebrates the turmoil and zaniness of life on the stage as it chronicles the mishaps and capers of the Hay family. Miscommunication and madcap adventure ensue, promising a delightful evening of comic invention and hysteria.

Professor Emeritus D. Terry Williams directs the cast, which includes WMU students Brooks Applegate, Tori Blade, Madison Comerzan, Phoebe Kelly, Jillian Lindsey, Michael Lopetrone, Lars Loofboro, and Louis Sallan. The creative team includes WMU students Phil Baranski, stage manager, Melanie Berg, lighting designer, Emily Krajewski, scenic designer, and Daniel Warneke sound designer, as well as WMU faculty-staff member Gwendolyn Nagle, costume designer.

Reserved seating for "Moon Over Buffalo" is $20, $15 for senior citizens and WMU employees, and $5 for students. Tickets are available by calling (269) 387-6222, online at wmich.edu/theatre, or by visiting the Gilmore Theatre Complex Ticket Office, Miller Auditorium Ticket Office or downtown Kalamazoo's Epic Center Box Office. Group discounts are available.

Media contact: Emily Duguay, (269) 387-3227, emily.duguay@wmich.edu

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