VU Department of Theatre fall season opens Oct. 2

2013-09-26T14:45:00Z VU Department of Theatre fall season opens Oct. 2Contributed by Thomas Dixon
September 26, 2013 2:45 pm  • 

VALPARAISO | The Fall 2013 season of the Valparaiso University Department of Theatre will open on Wednesday, October 2, with the first performance of Nicolai Golgol's comedy, "Marriage".

The play will be performed in the Studio Theatre in the Valparaiso University Center for the Arts. Performances will be October 2, 3, and 4 at 8 pm, and October 5 and 6 at 2 pm.

The play is directed by R. Andrew White, Associate Professor of Theatre, who also translated the play. White commented, "It is a comedy, a farce, really. It is set in 1835 in St. Petersburg, and the action revolves around the central character of Podkolyosin, whose best (and unhappily married) friend, name Kochkaryov, is trying to get him to propose to a prospective bride."

Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for seniors and non-Valpo students, and free for Valpo students, faculty and staff. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit or call the box office at 219-464-5612.

About Valparaiso University

Valparaiso University is a comprehensive independent Lutheran University with more than 4,000 students on its campus located in Northwest Indiana, an hour from Chicago. Valpo is a community of purpose-driven, service-minded and ethical individuals who embrace the pursuit of truth with freedom, humility and compassion. Valpo has been identified as one of the top master's-level institutions in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report magazine for the past 22 years. Valparaiso University offers more than 110 undergraduate academic programs through the colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering and Nursing. Valpo also has a distinguished honors college, a Law School, and more than 40 degree and certificate programs in its Graduate School and Continuing Studies. Valpo has been recognized for its commitment to outstanding teaching, preparing thoughtful leaders with strong cross-cultural skills and global awareness and dedication to serving others.

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