Theatre

  • The Science of Art Series presents
    Einstein!

    Oct 24, 2018 @ 10:15 AM
    Location: Shea Center for Performing Arts

    Jack Fry’s award-winning new solo show explores Einstein’s earlier years in Berlin as he struggled to prove this theory of relativity and prove his relativity as a father. 
    “A triumphant theatrical experience that captures the heart and mind as the audience is invited into the psyche of history’s greatest physicist.”
    Recommended for ages 12 and up

    Admission: $10 Schools • Call 973-720-3178 for reservations

    Einstein!


     

  • Ensemble Español
    World Renowned Spanish Dance Theater

    Oct 26, 2018 @ 8:00 PM
    Location: Shea Center for Performing Arts

    With undeniable sensuality and passion, world class Ensemble Español Spanish Dance Theater dancers present the music, songs, and dances of Spain in a variety of innovative ballets, traditional folkloric suites, and fiery Flamenco dramas from medieval times in Iberia to twenty-first century Spain. 

    Admission: $19 Orchestra • $12 Loge • WP students admitted free with ID

    Ensemble Español


     

  • A Salute to Veterans
    Oct 30, 2018 @ 12:30 PM
    Location: Shea Center for Performing Arts

    Join us for a special pre-Veteran’s Week celebration as we present excerpts from six plays that highlight on the experience of women in the military.

    Admission: Free

    Two Performances - Tues. Oct. 30, 2018 at 12:30pm and 7:00pm


     

  • A Salute to Veterans
    Oct 30, 2018 @ 7:00 PM
    Location: Shea Center for Performing Arts

    Join us for a special pre-Veteran’s Week celebration as we present excerpts from six plays that highlight on the experience of women in the military.

    Admission: Free

    Two Performances - Tues. Oct. 30, 2018 at 12:30pm and 7:00pm


     

  • NPR’s Selected Shorts: Behaving Badly
    Nov 08, 2018 @ 2:00 PM
    Location: Shea Center for Performing Arts

    Spellbinding short stories by established and emerging writers take on a new life when they are performed by stars of the stage and screen. Behaving Badly ventures into the realm of the impolite, the mischievous, and the generally ungovernable with an evening of stories about those who consider what is right and still do wrong.

    Check back on our website to find out which stars will be performing at the Shea Center.

    Admission: $25 • WP students admitted free with ID

    Two Performances - Thurs., Nov. 8, 2018 at 2:00pm and 7:00pm

    NPR’s Selected Shorts: Behaving Badly


     

  • NPR’s Selected Shorts: Behaving Badly
    Nov 08, 2018 @ 7:00 PM
    Location: Shea Center for Performing Arts

    Spellbinding short stories by established and emerging writers take on a new life when they are performed by stars of the stage and screen. Behaving Badly ventures into the realm of the impolite, the mischievous, and the generally ungovernable with an evening of stories about those who consider what is right and still do wrong.

    Check back on our website to find out which stars will be performing at the Shea Center.

    Admission: $25 • WP students admitted free with ID

    Two Performances - Thurs., Nov. 8, 2018 at 2:00pm and 7:00pm

    NPR’s Selected Shorts: Behaving Badly


     

  • Girls Night: The Musical
    Nov 10, 2018 @ 8:00 PM
    Location: Shea Center for Performing Arts

    Share the fun and laughter in this hilarious, feel-good comedy as five girlfriends re-live their past, celebrate their present, and look to the future on a wild night out!  Featuring the most famous female empowerment hits of the decades including Lady Marmalade, It’s Raining Men, Man I Feel Like A Woman, I Will Survive, and more. See the Off-Broadway sensation that has audiences laughing nationwide!

    Admission: Orchestra $40 • Loge $35

    Girls Night: The Musical on Facebook


     

  • The Science of Art Series presents
    The Mystical Arts of Tibet
    Sacred Music Sacred Dance

    Nov 18, 2018 @ 3:00 PM
    Location: Shea Center for Performing Arts

    The Mystical Arts of Tibet - Wednesday, November 14 – Sunday, November 18
    The Mystical Arts of Tibet is a world tour endorsed by His Holiness the Dalai Lama to promote world peace and healing by sharing Tibet’s rich and authentic sacred performing and visual arts with modern audiences.  The Monks of the Drepung Loseling Monastary will be in residence at WPU with a variety of activities for all to experience.

    Sacred Music Sacred Dance
    Robed in magnificent costumes and playing traditional Tibetan instruments, the Loseling monks perform the multiphonic chanting of ancient temple music and dance for world healing. 

    Admission: $15

    The Mystical Arts of Tibet World Tour


     

  • The Moscow Ballet presents
    The Great Russian Nutcracker

    Nov 30, 2018 @ 7:00 PM
    Location: Shea Center for Performing Arts

    Experience the internationally acclaimed Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker, a holiday tradition that has wowed audiences worldwide. Get your tickets now!

    Admission: $65 Gold Circle • $55 Rear Orchestra/Front Loge • $45 Rear Loge. 
    Premium packages are available by calling the box office.

    Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker


     

  • WP Sensory Friendly Performances presents
    Theaterworks USA’s Pete The Cat

    Dec 05, 2018 @ 10:30 AM
    Location: Shea Center for Performing Arts

    WP Sensory Friendly Performances presents
    Theaterworks USA’s Pete The Cat
    Books and Lyrics by Sarah Hammond
    Music by Will Aronson
    Originally Directed and Choreographed by Dan Knechtges
    Directed and Choreographed by Andrew Rasmussen

    Based on the popular book series by Kimberly and James Dean, this rollicking musical follows Pete the groovy blue cat and Jimmy Biddle on a new adventure of friendship and inspiration.

    Recommended for grades Pre-K through 3

    Admission: $10

    Please note: This performance is only open to classes and families with children on the autism spectrum. Please call Lavene Gass at 973-720-3178 for ticket reservations and information.

    Theaterworks USA


     

  • Imagination Movers Holiday Reindeer Party
    Dec 15, 2018 @ 2:00 PM
    Location: Shea Center for Performing Arts

    The Imagination Movers bring their positivity and enthusiasm to the Shea Center stage in this interactive holiday treat for the whole family.Their live stage show has been praised by Parenting magazine and inspires children to "reach high, think big, work hard, have fun!" This is the perfect show to get your kids in the holiday spirit.

    Admission: $25 •  $55 VIP seating and meet-and-greet (limited to 150 tickets)

    The Imagination Movers