Hunt for Wild Foods with Naturalist-Author “Wildman” Steve Brill, America’s Go-To Guy for Foraging
Take a walk on the “wild side” as “Wildman” Steve Brill leads a tour on the grounds of William Paterson University, hunting for edibles and medicinal wild plants and mushrooms. Learn about and enjoy the commonly overlooked, palatable plants and mushrooms that can be found in your own backyard.
Note: Please bring plastic and paper bags for plants and mushrooms, a digging implement for roots (optional), and containers for fruit and berries. Comfortable attire is recommended. The event will take place rain or shine.
Admission: $10.00 (tickets needed for walk)
"Wildman" Steve Brill
The Telling Project is a national performing arts non-profit that employs theater to deepen our understanding of the military and veterans’ experience. Greater understanding fosters receptivity, easing veterans’ transitions back to civil society, and allowing communities to benefit from the skills and experience they bring with them. This theater performance highlights the personal stories of those who served, told by the veterans themselves.
Special thanks to the Acton Family Fund for their generous support.
Admission: Adults $15.00 • Students $10.00 • Veterans and WP Students admitted FREE
There is an additional performance of this show on Friday, Nov. 10, 2017 at 7:30pm.
The Telling Project
There is an additional performance of this show on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at 12:30pm.
25th Anniversary Season
See the one and only Moscow Ballet’s The Great Russian Nutcracker when it returns to the Shea Center for the 25th anniversary season tour. All ages are invited to celebrate the magic of the holidays with Moscow Ballet’s exquisite Russian dancers, gorgeous costumes, and spectacular scenic design created by Carl Sprague (concept designer of the Oscar-winning film La La Land). The Great Russian Nutcracker is an American holiday tradition not to be missed.
Admission: $65.00 Gold Circle • $55.00 Rear Orchestra/Front Loge • $45.00 Rear Loge Premium packages are available by calling the box office.
The Great Russian Nutcracker
Theatreworks USA presents Junie B Jones By Marcy Heisler and Zina Goldrich
Adapted from the Junie B. Jones series of books by Barbara Park, everyone’s favorite first-grader is back in the “bestest musical ever” with more singing, dancing and mischief!
Admission: $8.00 General Admission
Please note: This performance is only open to classes and families with children with autism. Please call the University Performing Arts office at 973.720.3178 for ticket reservations and information.
A Literature to Life® stage presentation of The Giver By Lois Lowry Performed by Aurea Tomeski Adapted and Directed by Elise Thoron A Program Of Young Audiences, New York
This Newbery-Award winning, best-selling book for young readers has become the gold standard for the genre. Told with deceptive simplicity, this is the provocative story of Jonas, a boy who experiences something incredible and undertakes something impossible. In the telling, audiences question every value that they have taken for granted and reexamine their most deeply held beliefs. This sixty minute solo-performance focuses on the relationship between the young Jonas and his mentor, The Giver.
Admission: $10.00 General Admission
Please call the University Performing Arts office at 973.720.3178 for ticket reservations and information.
Literature to Life
The Christmas season is magical. For those behind the sparkle of Christmas, the planning is not so easy. This delightful presentation is a special behind-the-scenes peek at the hustle and bustle and near disasters of Christmas preparations at the North Pole. These stories are written by children and brought to life on stage by Child’s Play Touring Theatre professional artists.
Admission: Adults $17.00 • Children $13.00
Pre-show creative activities begin at 1:00 p.m. Appropriate for all ages!
Child's Play Touring Theatre
William Paterson University
300 Pompton Road
Wayne, New Jersey 07470