Comedies, dramas and everything in-between will be offered from Jan. 20-28 when Niagara University presents its annual Short Play Festival. It's a smorgasbord of 10-minute, student-directed plays. If one is not to your taste, you only have to wait 10 minutes until the next one.
The Short Play Festival will be on stage in the Leary Theatre within the Elizabeth Ann Clune Center for Theatre, Clet Hall, at: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20 (cycle A), and 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21 (cycle A); at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21 (cycle B), and 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 22 (cycle B); and at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27 (cycle C), and 2 p.m. Saturday Jan. 28 (cycle C).
To purchase tickets for a NU Theatre production, visit http://theatre.niagara.edu/; stop by the box office in the lobby of the Elizabeth Ann Clune Center for Theatre between 2:30-5:30 p.m. weekdays or one hour prior to curtain; call 716-286-8685; or email [email protected]. Voicemail messages and emails are returned as soon as possible.
NU students with a valid NU ID are entitled to one ticket per main stage production and readers' theater. Any non-NU student, ages 21 and younger, with a current student ID card, may be admitted free of charge when there are seats available. Such tickets will be distributed five minutes prior to curtain. To guarantee tickets, one can purchase a discounted youth ticket for $10.