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University Theatre Department of Theatre and Drama University of Wisconsin-Madison presents the North American premiere of

THE YUM YUM ROOM By STEPHEN HOUSE Public Performances: November 12, 13, 14 and 20, 2010 School Performances November 15, 17, 19, 22, 29 and December 1, 3, 2010 Hemsley Theatre Director – Andy Wiginton Director of the Theatre for Youth Program – Manon van de Water Set Designer – Cynthia Dean Costume Designer – Ness VanDeWeghe Lighting Designer – Jono de Leon Sound Designer – Casey Martin Technical Director – Cole Muth Stage Manager – Nicole Wiegert Education Team Director – Pete Rydberg Education Team – Alanna Reeves, Caelin Ross, Stepheni Woods Produced by arrangement with Stephen House. University Theatre gratefully acknowledges support for the school performances by the Dane County Cultural Arts Commission.

This production is made possible with grant support from The College of Letters and Science Anonymous Fund. University Theatre 1


THE CAST Tom................................................................................................................................ Arthur Noble Tom’s Father....................................................................................................... Adam Aufderhaar Annabelle................................................................................................................ Ashley McHose Mrs. Mac...................................................................................................................... Sarah Whelan Understudy for Mrs. Mac............................................................................................ Caelin Ross Setting: A Midwestern town; present day. The performance runs approximately one hour. There is no intermission. AC K N OW L E D G E M E N T S Electronic Theatre Controls of Middleton, WI T H E T H E AT R E F O R YO U N G AU D I E N C E S P R O G R A M University Theatre, a program within the Department of Theatre and Drama at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, has offered at least one production for children and youth per year for almost four decades. In the 1970s, under the inspiring direction of Professor John Tolch, the UT Children’s Theatre was the only theatre offering productions for young people in Madison. Since then, the amount of theatre productions with, by, and for young people in Madison has notably increased and more companies offer matinees for schools and for children and parents. Professor Tolch retired in the early 1990s, and with his retirement productions for children at UT became less frequent. By the late 1990s, however, the program was back in full swing, focusing on multicultural productions and experimentation in form, style, and content. The past decade has seen original translations from German and Dutch children’s plays, premieres of new plays by renowned and lesser known playwrights, plays that focused on issues, such as immigration politics and the child’s road to independence, and plays that tried to foster an understanding of the multicultural make-up of our society. Target age groups varied from upper elementary students to productions for very young pre-schoolers. Some plays were based on folk tales, some were adaptations of literature, and some fell in no specific category. Some were small, intimate productions, some large, elaborate productions; some toured to the schools, others were “in-house.” All of them showed that plays for young people can be challenging, surprising, rich, and diverse in content, style, and form. From 2004 – 2007 the Theatre for Young Audiences Program was awarded an Ira and Ineva Baldwin Wisconsin Idea Endowment Grant. With the help of this grant it was possible to extend the program beyond the walls of Vilas Hall and the Madison area and establish a multicultural theatre and drama touring program to serve primarily underprivileged schools, which had less opportunity to come to a theatre. The touring program included preparatory materials (teacher packets), on-site performances in the schools, and follow-up drama workshops by the cast and the education team in individual classrooms. The Baldwin Endowment made it possible to offer this packet for free to 12 –16 elementary schools in and outside of Madison and Dane County, including Beloit, Janesville, Milwaukee, Lone Rock, Portage, Watertown, and Black Earth. In addition, the Speaker’s Bureau funded extended tours to the Ashland/Bayfield area (2006), Racine and Kenosha (2005), and the Fox Valley (2004). Touring productions included Somebody Catch my Homework by Sandy Asher (2003 pilot production); Wondrous Tales of Old Japan by 2 University Theatre


T H E T H E AT R E F O R YO U N G AU D I E N C E S P R O G R A M David Furumoto (2004); a bilingual production, Bocòn!, by Mexican American playwright Lisa Loomer (2005), According to Coyote by John Kaufman (2006) and Hibernation by Heleen Verburg, which was an American premiere (2007). With the help of the Baldwin Endowment the program served over 10,000 children and teachers who may otherwise not have had any comprehensive theatrical experience. For the past three years, we have been back in the theatre, which also offers new opportunities. All audience members are invited to participate in the Question and Answer sessions immediately following the performance. For the schools we maintain the “Education Team,” which develops educational materials around the production that are geared towards the total theatre experience, and offers preproduction assemblies and follow-up workshops in the schools. We experimented with teacher materials, and replaced the traditional study-guide with an informative “the making of” dvd, which not only documents the production process but also contains back ground information and a visual back stage “tour.” We will continue to experiment with form, content, and outreach strategies, keeping our mission: to offer quality productions that respect young people’s capacity to construct meaning, both on an emotional and intellectual level. Our productions will not talk down to children, nor shy away from subjects that occupy their minds and hearts. Productions aim to be diverse and multicultural, in content, casting, and design. We hope you will enjoy this year’s production of The Yum Yum Room. Manon van de Water Director, Theatre for Youth Program The UT Theatre for Young Audiences Program is part of the Theatre for Youth Program, a comprehensive program for undergraduate and graduate students who are interested in theatre and drama with, by, and for children and youth. Students can specialize in Theatre for Youth on the B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. levels. They are trained in the artistic and educational aspects of theatre and drama, theoretical and practical, formal and informal, production and process oriented, with and for youth. A strong emphasis is placed on community outreach and involvement. The Theatre for Youth Program at UW-Madison stresses the potential and value of theatre and drama both as an art form and as a teaching method. Courses offered incorporate theory, methodology, and practice. For more information contact Professor Manon van de Water, Director Theatre for Youth Program, mvandewa@wisc.edu.

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F R O M T H E D I R E C TO R O F T H E AT R E P R O D U C T I O N Welcome to The Yum Yum Room. This production marks a bold exploration for our family theatre and theatre education programs here at University Theatre and the Theatre and Drama department as this play is geared for high school students and their families. I will let the director of the piece, PhD student Andy Wiginton and Professor Manon van de Water, the head of the Educational Theatre program at UW-Madison speak to you about the play in their program notes. Let me just stress the importance of what is in the theatre world referred to as Theatre for Young Audiences. Don’t be fooled by the name; this is really theatre for families and as such is a very important part of what is offered by theatres all over the world. It is where so many of us get our first taste of theatre, it is where we may get our first insights into other cultures and civilizations, it is where the different generations in ones own family can come together. The UW Madison Theatre and Drama Department have a proud history of this kind of important work and we thank you for being supportive of it. with Aloha, David Furumoto

D I R E C TO R ’ S N O T E We all need a place to call our own; a place to play, a place to fantasize, to do nothing, to dream and to escape. I am from a town a lot like the one in the play, and when I was a teenager I found this place in my maroon Pontiac. The music I listened too was a little too girly, a little too Broadway and little too dance mix for my peers, but in my car, with the windows down, I was center stage every time, dreaming of making huge performances in a big city far away. Something about turning the music up in that car on back county Michigan country roads after a long day trying to figure it all out,somehow made all the pain of being young, gay and confused disappear. Tom gets harassed by “some guys” in the play, and we never actually hear them. We never see them, yet we all know those guys. We all know what they said to Tom. I guess that’s how I connect to this play, to the guys we don’t see. After working on this play, I’ve become bolder in saying something to people who are mean because they think it’s fun, or cool, or their right to make somebody else feel bad for being who they are. As an adult, I often return to my hometown to see my family and I sometimes run into “those guys” from high school. Some of them turn the other way, some of them pretend that they don’t know me, but a few of them have apologized for what they said to me back then. The theatre has become my adult Yum Yum Room, a place where I can try on new ideas, imagine what a different reality might be, or just play (because it’s fun). I hope that you have a place to call your own, a place where you can turn your music up, escape “those guys,” to let go of what hurts, to celebrate your victories in your own way, to fall in love, and a place to dream the crazy dreams that just might be more important than you think. Andy Wiginton, Director 4 University Theatre


P R O D U C T I O N S TA F F Vocal Coach.................................................................................................... Annelise Dickinson Properties...................................................................................... Morgan Boland, Alex Nelson Wardrobe Mistress.............................................................................................Alexandra Maier Assistant Lighting Designer....................................................................... Chelsie McPhilimy Master Electrician..........................................................................................Rebecca Woontner Light Board Operator..........................................................................................Stephanie Siller Sound Board Operator......................................................................................Gayle Smaller Jr. Technical Shop Crews...........................................................TH 160: Allen Logan, Amy Bahr, Wesley Beck, Ben Bouche, Amanda Brauer, Lauri Brenning, Jeffrey Cartright, Dominique Chestand, Jennifer Current, Ariane DeFrancesco, Peter Den Hartog, Erika Dickerson, Ashley Dye, Kyle Goryl, Joe Malone, Lisa Marten, Renee Mcdonald, Niketa Miller, Elizabeth Phan, Brittany Schmidt, Tara Sisco, Chelsea Stockhaus, Allen Tseng TH 161: Jon Hause, David Korab, Dustin Moench, Alexandria Odekirk, Alissa Taylor, Yeng Thao, Ryan Williams, Joshua Yang, Nicholas Barsuli, Sean Douglass, Aaron Johnson, Kayla Mock TH 361: Ben Bouche, Kaleena Stenshaug, Bailey Padesky WHO’S WHO Actors Adam Aufderhaar (Tom’s Father) is a junior majoring in Theatre and Communication Arts. In his spare time he enjoys playing guitar and snowboarding in the winter. Many thanks go out to Andy and Nicole for the many late hours and preparation that went into this wonderful production, and the playwright, Stephen House for educating us all in his own unique way. Throughout this process Adam has grown both as an actor and as a person: the lessons he’s learned are priceless. Enjoy the show. Ashley McHose (Annabelle) is a junior at UW Madison. The Yum Yum Room is her third UT show and she is honored to be working with such a talented cast and crew. Her favorite parts of high school were the school dances and the football games. Her least favorite part was rushing to school at 7:00 each morning – whose idea was that? A huge thank you to her friends, family, cats, Lady Gaga, Harry Potter, Hershey’s, and Will for all their love and support.

Arthur Noble (Tom) is a Junior Acting Specialist and International Studies double major, and is excited to be performing in his second University Theatre production. Acting credits include UT’s Into the Woods, along with many roles in his home city of Minneapolis including appearances at The Guthrie, Chanhassen, Old Log, and Great American History Theatre. Arthur’s film credits include independent films Winner, Main Street Meats, and Dead of The Night directed by Robert Love. In his free time Arthur enjoys UW Rugby, bed days, homework, and returning videotapes. Shout out to Yum-Yum design team cast and crew, Old Smuggler Gang, my faithful friends, and my wonderful family! Sarah Whelan (Mrs. Mac) has been actively working in theatre for over 60 years. Primarily an actress she has also directed and done most technical jobs in theatre. She has performed all over the United States and in Europe, mostly on stage but also television, radio and movies. She is one of the founders of the Bartell Theatre. She has performed with most of the existing theatre groups in Madison but this is the first University Theatre 5


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W H O ’ S W H O ( c o n t .) time performing with the University and it is a great pleasure and honor. Artistic/Production Staff Andy Wiginton (Director) is a PhD Candidate in Theatre; Theatre for Youth at UW-Madison. Andy lived, taught, and directed plays for adults and young people in the US and in Latin America for several years, and is particularly interested in challenging conventional notions of what theatre for young people can and should be. This year Andy was the winner of the 2010 Winifred Ward Memorial Award, an exceptional honor in the field of theatre by, for, and with young people. Andy is the founder and current program director of Savvy Theatre Works an applied theatre company that works with young people in “forgotten places” all over the world on relevant social issues through theatre and creative play. Andy would like to thank the cast crew and Manon for bringing this play to life Cynthia Dean (Set Designer) is a second year MFA scenic designer. She received her BFA in Technical Theatre and Design from the University of Central Florida. Previous designs include: Smokey Joe’s Café, Narukami: The Thunder God, Zen Substitute, Jack and the Beanstalk, and If You Give A Mouse A Cookie. She is the scenic designer for You Can’t Take It With You in the spring. Jono de Leon (Lighting Designer) is a second year graduate student, specializing in lighting design. Jono was born in Dallas, Texas and completed his undergraduate education in Oklahoma. He has worked in a wide variety of genres including hip-hop, modern, and classical dance, and musicals. His most recent designs include Narukami: The Thunder God and an installation piece created in conjunction with the art department. Jono would like to thank everyone who has afforded him the opportunity to create art and who has supported him along this leg of the journey.


W H O ’ S W H O ( c o n t .) Ness VanDeWeghe (Costume Designer) Hello! As a returning adult student to UW-Madison, I’m really thrilled to be part of the production of The Yum Yum Room. This is my first experience as Costume Designer for a theatrical performance (my ultimate goal is to work in film), but I’m having a ball doing it. Thanks so much to Manon van de Water for the opportunity; Jim Greco for his confidence in me and his support; to Andy Wiginton for his vision of the characters and his directorial style; and to the cast and crew who’ve been really great to work with! Hope you enjoy the show. Casey Martin (Sound Designer) has designed a variety of shows across the upper midwest region over the last 10 years. He currently is the Electrics & Sound Supervisor for the Department of Theatre and Drama at the University of Wisconsin-Madison teaching classes in sound design for theatre, automated lighting and stage lighting technology. Recent design work has been featured on Todd Hammes release The Coat Filled, on the Wisconsin Story Podcasts (intro/ outro) and with the Children’s Theatre of Madison’s production of Narnia. He is grateful to be collaborating with this group of amazing people (director, cast, crew and designers). Nicole Wiegert (Stage Manager) is delighted to be working on this beautiful show! She is currently a senior majoring in Theatre and Retail. She was last seen as the robo-chicken driver for UT’s Into the Woods (ASM). Nicole would like to thank Andy and the Design Team for their visions, the cast for all of their hard work, Dstew and the Stage Management team for their unconditional support and her biggest fans, her parents. Also, a special shout out to Carlos the Copy Machine. I couldn’t have done it without you, buddy! Cole Muth (Technical Director) is a second year MFA candidate for Technical Direction at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Prior to graduate

school, Cole received his Bachelor’s degree from UW-Platteville. Some of his recent credits include: Technical Director for The Producers, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, The Lady from the Sea, 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, and Beauty and the Beast, and Lighting Designer for Thoroughly Modern Millie and Cabaret at UWPlatteville. Cole would like to thank the cast and crews for all of their hard work on The Yum Yum Room. Pete Rydberg (E-Team Director) is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Theatre and Drama specializing in Theatre for Young Audiences. He is a frequent stage director and actor, and enjoys late-night pizza delivery. Alanna Reeves (E-Team) is in her second year at UW-Madison, pursuing her undergraduate degree in theatre. She excited to be working on the education team for the first time with The Yum Yum Room. When she’s not working or in school, she likes to spend her extra time outdoors until about December, when she decides that staying indoors and eating foods loaded with carbs and sugar are better activities. Stepheni Woods (E-Team) is a first year PhD student in Theatre Research, with a concentration in Theatre for Youth at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. While teaching high school (for the past nine years), Stepheni directed a number of theatre for youth productions: Little Shop of Horrors, Big!: The Musical, Titanic: Tragedy and Trial, Aladdin’s Magic Lamp, Here Comes the Bride…There Goes the Groom, A Christmas Carol and a number of others. Caelin Ross (E-team, Mrs. Mac u/s) is a Junior at UW-Madison majoring in Theatre & Drama, with a minor in Creative Writing. Working with youth in theatre has long been a passion for Caelin, since she first got her start on the stage with the Madison-based Young Shakespeare Players. Since then, she has both acted and directed for University Theatre 7


W H O ’ S W H O ( c o n t .) the program, with favorites including King Lear, The Tempest, Hamlet, Twelfth Night, Romeo and Juliet, and King Henry IV: Part One. Caelin would like to thank Andy for this wonderful opportunity. Sending love to Mom, Dad and Alex, for their constant support! Bisous! Stephen House (Playwright) is an Australian-based playwright, actor/ director, and photographer. Mr. House is thrilled to have his second play produced in Madison in two years! Last year he visited Wisconsin to see a production of his play

Vin, where he met the artists and instructors who have now brought The Yum Yum Room to life. Mr. House has had sixteen plays and four short films produced, along with four solo exhibitions. He is commissioned often and regularly directs and performs his work. A recipient of numerous awards both home and abroad, his plays and solo shows have been read, toured and produced nationally and internationally.

U N I V E R S I T Y T H E AT R E S TA F F Director of Theatre Production..................................................................... David Furumoto General Manager............................................................................................... Michele Traband Production Manager..............................................................................................David Stewart Technical Director.....................................................................................................Dan Lisowski Scene Studio Supervisor.....................................................................................Chuck Mitchell Costume Studio Supervisor . ......................................................................................Jim Greco Electrics and Sound Studio Supervisor ............................................................Casey Martin UT Office Manager...............................................................................................Cindy Schkirkie House Managers . .......................................................................Mary McAvoy, Carol Carlson, Erin Hood, Liz Foster-Shaner PR/Marketing Assistant....................................................................................... Molly Richards Literary Manager..................................................................................................Sandy Peterson Scene Shop Assistants..........................................................Walter Claassen, Cynthia Dean, Katy Lai, Michael Maloney, Cole Muth, Allyn Weber, Jennifer Reider Lighting Assistants.............................................................................. Katie Kudrick, Erik Barry, Jonathan de Leon, Brandi Mitchell Costume Assistants......................................... Katie Gray, Sarah Woodworth, Emily Smith DEPARTMENT OF THEATRE & DRAMA FACULTY, ACADEMIC AND CLASSIFIED STAFFS

Department Chair............................................................................................. Ann M. Archbold Acting/Directing Faculty/Staff......................................Patricia Boyette, David Furumoto, Norma Saldivar, Patrick Sims, Susan Sweeney Design/Technical Faculty/Staff . ...................................... Ann M. Archbold, Gail Brassard, Jim Greco, Dan Lisowski, Casey Martin, Chuck Mitchell, David Stewart, Joe Varga Theatre Research Faculty/Staff.................................... Aparna Dharwadker, Kristin Hunt, Michael Peterson, Mary Trotter, Michael Vanden Heuvel, Manon van de Water Theatre for Youth Director..................................................................... Manon van de Water Theatre for Cultural and Social Awareness Director.......................................Patrick Sims Department Administrator.............................................................................Melinda Menard Departmental Office Staff............................................................Jean Hauser, Brenda Weiss Departmental Advisor.......................................................................................Barbara Clayton 8 University Theatre


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“Beginnings and Endings� What are the figures saying?

To Be Continued...


“Things Not Going So Well” What are the figures saying?

Later...

The End


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“bitch session” w/ friend Bombing a test

Ex-boyfriends/girlfriends

A Backstabbing Friend

Fighting Parents

Life Sucks

Work Out

Listen to music

Romantically rejected

Chow junk food

Death of a loved one

Go for a drive

Go online

Friends moving away

Take it out on others

Take a nap

Adults in general

Writing your journal

How do You Deal? Being overworked

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F R I E N D S O F T H E U N I V E R S I T Y T H E AT R E The FRIENDS of UT is a group of individuals that serves as a support organization for UW Madison’s University Theatre, providing members with opportunities to connect with and offer support for student actors, dramaturgs, directors, and designers involved in University Theatre productions. FRIENDS of UT plan and host receptions prior to productions, enjoy exceptional performances together, and work to encourage broader awareness and appreciation of the UW Department of Theatre and Drama throughout the community. Funds raised by FRIENDS of UT will provide much needed production support, including technical enhancements such as state-of-the-art equipment upgrades, as well as special guest artist residencies that will support the training of our students. In the past, Friends of UT have enjoyed invitations to a special post-performance reception with Olympia Dukakis as well as a pre-performance discussion with show directors. They sponsored a visit with Anthony Rapp (from the original Broadway cast of RENT). Funds raised were used to support a Suzuki acting workshop with Brandeis Professor Eric Hill and several guest sound designers. This fall, the group will sponsor a day trip for FUT members and UT students to Ten Chimneys in Genesee Depot, WI. We are proud to share the names of the FRIENDS of UT with you throughout this season.

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F R I E N D S O F T H E U N I V E R S I T Y T H E AT R E ( c o n t .) FRIEND ($50-$249) Roger & Elizabeth Gray Heather & Samuel Murn Jeanne Whitish Guy Plunkett III & Joanne Harper Plunkett Louis & Julie Swedarsky Hal & Shirley Winsborough Susan Cook & Roger Pierson Dr. Jay & Sabrina Gold Shawn & George Klasek Bonnie D. Lewis Eric Mueller & Torrie Kopp Mueller David & Jodie Rohrer

Gerald & Vicki Stewart Bob and Sharon Stephenson Katherine & Bailey Walsh John & Nancy Webster William & Sharon Koenen Maureen Skelton Prof Barbara Buenger Peter & Donna Napoleone Norlin & Cynthia Benevenga David & Shirley Susan Laura & Barry Burden Joe & Jeanne Silverberg Tim & Rhonda Current

ANGEL ($250 and up) Shana Lewis & Robert Magasano Dennis Dorn Howard & Ellen Louise Schwartz Merry Anderson Tim & Pat Size Jon Sorenson CORPORATE ($250 and up) Lathrop and Clark

CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE DEPARTM ENT OF THE ATR E AN D DR A M A (from January 1 to August 23, 2010) $1,000+ Evjue Foundation Inc. Jonathan B. and Susan Lipp Timothy K. and Patricia B. Size $250-999 Russell Howes Patricia Kugler Whitely Robert D. Magasano and Shana R. Lewis $100-249 Patricia J. Boyette Daniel P. Boylen Barbara C. Buenger Dennis L. and Katherine A. Dorn Melissa J. Friesen Julie M. Johnson Eric D. Loring

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John E. Reilly, Jr. David M. Shaw Susan R. Sweeney Joseph Varga Milan Zivanovic $1-99 Ann M. Archbold William P. and Martha K. Barlow Steven D. Burch Katherine M. Charron Peter M. Cole Chris M. and Joan M. Collins Pamela S. Decker-Nelson Mariam A. Duckwall David H. Fennema David J. Furumoto Roger E. and Elizabeth E. Gray John M. Gulley Jessica Holmes Virginia A. Hostetter Tamara S. M. Kaplan

Marna J. King Bonnie D. Lewis Kimberley B. Marra Charles W. Mc Graw Samuel and Heather L. Murn James W. Neely, Jr. Sue A. Nilsson Joohee Park Guy D., III and Joanne H. Plunkett Sybil C. Robinson Judith R. Shuler Robert and Joann Skloot Bob and Sharon Stephenson C. John and Barbara R. Tolch Michael J. and Tracy L. Vanden Heuvel Allen and Brenda Weiss Jeanne H. Whitish Mary T. Zellmer


H OW TO C O N T R I B U T E There are many ways to contribute to the Department of Theater and Drama, including: Gifts of appreciated securities, personal property, and real estate Deferred gifts such as bequests, trusts, and life income agreements Permanently endowed scholarships, fellowships, and professorships named for a relative or friend For more information about all giving opportunities, please call Jon E. Sorenson at the UW Foundation, (800) 443-6162 or (608) 262-7211. Please make your check payable to University of Wisconsin Foundation and mail to University of Wisconsin Foundation, US Bank Lockbox, PO Box 78807, Milwaukee, WI 53278-0807. Indicate that your contribution should be credited to the Department of Theater and Drama.

F O R YO U R I N F O R M AT I O N Cameras and Recorders: No photographs or recordings may be made during the performance. Restrooms: Restrooms and drinking fountains for patron use are located in the lower level of the theatre lobby. Wheelchair accessible facilities are available on the lobby level. Please use lower level facilities unless special needs dictate otherwise. Emergency Calls: Doctors and parents are asked to leave the campus security phone number, 264-2677, with their service or sitter. Please inform the house manager of your seat location if the possibility of a call exists. In order not to disturb other patrons, please turn off all paging devices, cell phones and watch alarms. Latecomers: Performances begin promptly. Latecomers will be seated only at a suitable break, which in some cases may not be until intermission. Exchanges and Refunds: No refunds are given, but exchanges may be made up to 24 hours prior to the ticketed performance date when tickets are available. Patrons who cannot use their tickets are asked to contact the Vilas Hall Box Office 24 hours in advance of the performance. Postdated tickets have no value and cannot be exchanged. Unused tickets can be donated to the theatre for resale, the proceeds of which will go to improvements of the theatre. Ticketing: Any person entering the theatre must have a ticket. Babes in arms will not be admitted. UT discourages bringing small children to the theatre except when the production is specifically for young audiences. Accessibility: University Theatre can accommodate your special needs. Call 265-2787 for information regarding wheelchair accessibility and hearingassist systems. Parking: Parking passes are available for purchase by arts patrons in UW owned parking lots close to venues. Call Campus Arts Ticketing at 265-2787 for more information. Tours: Tours of the University Theatre facilities are available for interested parties. Requests for such can be made during office hours at 262-6551. University Theatre 15



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