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  • The Wonder Bread Years will be performed Friday, Jan. 24, at 8 p.m. and Saturday, Jan. 25, at 8 p.m. (Courtesy photo)

  • Ruthie Foster performs with Eric Bibb in Thanks for the Joy, Saturday, Feb. 15, at 8 p.m. (Courtesy photo)

  • Eric Bibb performs with Ruthie Foster in Thanks for the Joy, Saturday, Feb. 15, at 8 p.m. (Courtesy photo)

  • Motionhouse Dance Theatre performs Scattered, Friday, March 21, at 8 p.m. and Saturday, March 22, at 8 p.m. (Courtesy photo)

  • The Intergalactic Nemesis, Book I: Target Earth will be performed Friday, April 4, at 8 p.m.; Book II: Robot Planet Rising is Saturday, April 5, at 8 p.m. (Courtesy photo)

  • 500 Clown performs Trapped on Friday, April 11, at 10 a.m. and Saturday, April 12, at 11 a.m. (Courtesy photo)

Frontrunners

Spring 2014 Preview: Music, Dance and Delight

Don't miss the season's best shows from Edison Theatre, the Department of Music and the Performing Arts Department.

On the heels of a tremendously successful fall season of performances — including an energetic production of the Tony Award–winning musical Spring Awakening (written by alumnus Steven Sater) — the departments of Music and Performing Arts as well as Edison Theatre promise an equally exciting 2014.

All performances are at the Edison Theatre unless otherwise noted.

Handel’s Messiah Sing-Along (Graham Chapel)
Free; presented by the Department of Music
Dec. 15, 3 p.m.

Missouri Ballet Theatre: The Nutcracker
Dec. 20, 2013, 7:30 p.m.
Dec. 21, 2013, 2 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
Dec. 22, 2013, 2 p.m. & 6 p.m.

Danforth University Center Chamber Music Series
The End of Soviet Music (Goldberg Formal Lounge, Danforth University Center)
Featuring Silvian Iticovici, violin; Richard Katz, piano
Free; presented by the Department of Music
Jan. 14, 7:30 p.m.

The Big Muddy Dance Company: Dance Concert
Jan. 18, 2014, 8 p.m.

Ovations Series
The Wonder Bread Years
Jan. 24, 2014, 8 p.m.
Jan. 25, 2014, 8 p.m.

Lunar New Year Festival 2014
Jan. 31, 2014, 7 p.m.
Feb. 1, 2014, 2 p.m. & 7 p.m.

Black Anthology 2014
Feb. 7, 2014, 7 p.m.
Feb. 8, 2014, 7 p.m.

Ovations Series
Ruthie Foster & Eric Bibb: Thanks for the Joy (560 Music Center)
Feb. 15, 2014, 8 p.m.

You Can’t Take It With You
Presented by the Performing Arts Department
Feb. 21–22, 28 and March 1, 8 p.m.
Feb. 23 & March 2, 2 p.m.
Directed by Jeffrey Matthews

Washington University Symphony Orchestra (E. Desmond Lee Concert Hall, 560 Music Center)
Featuring Kelly Pappageorge, soprano, winner of the inaugural WU Friends of Music Concerto Competition
Free; presented by the Department of Music
Feb. 28, 7:30 p.m.

Ovations for Young People Series
Black Violin
March 15, 2014, 11 a.m.

Ovations Series
Motionhouse Dance Theatre: Scattered
March 21, 2014, 8 p.m.
March 22, 2014, 8 p.m.

St. Louis Symphony Community Partnership Concert (E. Desmond Lee Concert Hall, 560 Music Center)
Featuring Shannon Wood, timpani, and Wash. U. students from Beat Therapy
Free; presented by the Department of Music
March 23, 7:30 p.m.

Eliot Trio (Holmes Lounge, Ridgley Hall)
Featuring David Halen, violin; Bjorn Ranheim, cello; Seth Carlin, piano
Presented by the Department of Music
March 26, 8 p.m.

Betrayal (A.E. Hotchner Studio Theatre, Mallinckrodt Center)
Presented by the Performing Arts Department
March 27–29, 8 p.m.
March 29–30, 2 p.m.
Directed by Annamaria Pileggi

Carnaval 2014
March 28, 2014, 7 p.m.
March 29, 2014, 7 p.m.

Ovations Series
The Intergalactic Nemesis, Book I: Target Earth
April 4, 2014, 8 p.m.
The Intergalactic Nemesis, Book II: Robot Planet Rising
April 5, 2014, 8 p.m.

Young Choreographer’s Showcase (Annelise Mertz Dance Studio, Mallinckrodt Center)
Presented by the Performing Arts Department
April 4–5, 8 p.m.
April 6, 2 p.m.
Artistic direction by David Marchant

Ovations for Young People Series
500 Clown: Trapped
Saturday, April 12, 2014, 11 a.m.

Chancellor’s Concert (E. Desmond Lee Concert Hall, 560 Music Center)
The music of Mozart featuring combined Washington University choirs and symphony
Free; presented by the Department of Music
April 13, 3 p.m.

Twelfth Night (A.E. Hotchner Studio Theatre, Mallinckrodt Center)
Presented by the Performing Arts Department
April 17–19, 8 p.m.
April 19–20, 2 p.m.
Directed by Henry Schvey

St. Louis Dance Festival Showcase
May 2–3, 2014, 7:30 p.m.
May 4, 2014, 3 p.m.


Locations and ticket information
Edison Theatre, the A.E. Hotchner Studio Theatre, and the Annelise Mertz Dance Studio are all located in the Mallinckrodt Center, 6445 Forsyth Blvd.

View the campus map (downloading takes a minute) for the locations of the Danforth University Center, Graham Chapel and Holmes Lounge in Ridgley Hall.

The 560 Music Center is located in University City at 560 Trinity Ave.

For information or tickets to all shows, call the Edison Box Office at (314) 935-6543, email edison@wustl.edu, or visit edison.wustl.edu.

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