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Wheeling Jesuit Performing Arts Season 2013-2014

The Performing Arts Series is made possible in part by the generous support of the WJU Student Government.



WJU Chamber Singers Holiday Concert
St. Michael Parish Church, National Road

December 6 at 7:30 p.m.

A community favorite featuring our own WJU Chamber Singers, under the direction of Robert Troeger.


A Christmas Brasstacular
Troy Theater 

December 8 at 7:30 p.m.
Featuring the WJU Symphonic Band with Pittsburgh's River City Brass, under the direction of James Gourlay.


Wiley and the Hairy Man
By Suzan Zeder
Troy Theater

February 20, 21, 22 at 7:30 p.m. and February 23 at 2 p.m.
Children and adults alike will enjoy this imaginative retelling of a traditional southern folk tale that centers on a young boy named Wiley whose dreams are filled with images of the Hairy Man, a mysterious swamp creature that he fears more than anything in the world. Wiley must find the strength to defeat the Hairy Man and conquer his fears.


The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
Conceived by Rebecca Feldman with music and lyrics by William Finn
A book by Rachel Sheinkin
Additional material by Jay Reiss

April 10, 11, 12 at 8 p.m. and April 13 at 2 p.m.
The Tony Award winning story of young people in the throes of puberty, overseen by grown-ups who barely managed to escape childhood themselves, learn that winning isn't everything and that losing doesn't necessarily make you a loser. A hilarious tale of overachievers' angst chronicling the experience of six adolescent outsiders vying for the spelling championship of a lifetime. Even audience members will take part in the fun. during each performance!


General Information

All performances are in Troy Theater unless otherwise noted. Troy Theater is located in Swint Hall on the WJU campus. Please check curtain times as they may vary for each event.

All performances are free to the WJU community and the public unless otherwise noted.

If you have any questions, would like more information, please contact Dave Henderson, at daveh@wju.edu or call 304-243-2095.


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