Benefit Wednesdays and Stage Reading Series

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Benefit Wednesdays

Benefit Wednesday Previews allow the theatre program a chance to do something good for the Platteville community. For the suggested donation price of $3, audiences can help the people of Platteville by supporting the great work done by the Platteville Food Pantry and other local community organizations. These previews give people an opportunity to see quality theatre while also giving back to the community. What could be better than that!

Benefit Wednesday Performances

  • The Pillowman: October 15 at 7:30pm
  • The Crucible: November 19 at 7:30pm
  • Agnes of God: February 18 at 7:30pm

**There are NO Benefit Wednesday previews for Company or the One Act Festival. However, a percentage of the proceeds from those performances goes to the community organizations.

Stage Reading Series

From time to time, Pioneer Players selects an important topic to highlight in our stage reading series.  Each performance in our stage reading series includes a talkback, encouraging the community to discuss the important issues highlighted by the reading.  All proceeds from these readings go to benefit a UW-Platteville student organization. In 2010, the Pioneer Players stage reading of The Laramie Project: 10 Years Later raised $1,000 for UW-Platteville's Alliance. In December 2013, UW-Platteville staff and faculty raised $500 for Engineers Without Borders with a special stage reading of A Christmas Carol.

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Theatre: Contact

Contact Us

Questions about the theatre program at UW-Platteville? Contact the faculty.

Dr. Ann Dillon Farrelly
Associate Professor of Theatre
114 Art Building
Tel: 608.342.6045

Dr. David Schuler
Associate Professor of Theatre
210 Art Building
Tel: 608.342.1198

Jeffrey Strange
Assistant Professor of Theatre/Resident Designer and TD
115 Center for the Arts
Tel: 608.342.6042

Sarah Strange
Lecturer/Resident Costume Designer
126E Doudna Hall
Tel: 608.342.7345

Connie SaLoutos Furlan
Adjunct Faculty/Choreographer
426 Warner
Tel: 608.342.6011

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