Saint Louis University

Saint Louis University Theatre 2000-2001 Season

Pretty Fire | Mr. Puntila and His Man MattiLittle Shop of Horrors | A Guest of Honor

Pretty Fire by Charlayne Woodard

September 29 & 30 - 8PM
October 1 -2PM - Sunday Matinee
October 5 - 10:30AM - High School Matinee
October 6 & 7 - 8PM

An adaptation of African-American playwright Charlayne Woodward's critically acclaimed one woman show. A story of five experiences of a girl from birth to young womanhood.

Mr. Puntila and His Man Matti by Bertolt Brecht
November 10 & 11 - 8PM
November 12 -2PM - Sunday Matinee
November 16 - 10:30AM - High School Matinee
November 17 & 18 - 8PM

In this outrageous comic romp, Mr. Puntila, a wealthy Finnish landowner, suggests that his daughter marry commoner Matti, his chauffeur. Mr. Puntila is one of Brecht's greatest creations - to be ranked as a character alongside Galileo and Mother Courage. NOTE: Mr. Puntila...contains adult language.

Little Shop of Horrors - Book and Lyrics by Howard Ashman, Music by Alan Menken

February 23 & 24 - 8PM
February 25 -2PM - Sunday Matinee
March 1 - 10:30AM - High School Matinee
March 1, 2 & 3 - 8PM

A down-and-out skid row florist shop assistant becomes an overnight sensation when he discovers and exotic plant with a mysterious craving for...well, if you haven't seen this musical before, you will have to come to this production just to find out. And if you have seen it before, you know what an enjoyable show it is and will want to see it again. One of the longest-running Off-Broadway shows of all time, this affectionate spoof of the 50's sci-fi movies has become a classic.

A Guest of Honor by Michael Dinwiddie

April 20 & 21 - 8PM
April 22 -2PM - Sunday Matinee
April 26 - 10:30AM - High School Matinee
April 27 & 28 - 8PM

A Story of Scott Joplin and his quest to write and produce a first opera, titled, "A Guest of Honor". Playwright Michael Dinwiddie will be in residence at Saint Louis University during the rehearsals of this production to workshop his play with the actors for a Midwest premiere.

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