Niagara University, N.Y. (November 7th, 2017) – Mistaken identity and lonely-hearts correspondence with a touch of old world elegance! The Tony Award winning musical, She Loves Me is performed on the Leary stage From November 30 – December 10. Book by Joe Masterhoff, music by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, and directed by Associate Professor Doug Zschiegner, feuding employees in a Budapest perfumery despise each other at work but find solace from their solitude in romantic pen pal exchanges. The surprises stack up when the romantic puzzle pieces finally fit together.
She Loves Me will be on stage in the Leary Theatre within the Elizabeth Ann Clune Center for Theatre, Clet Hall, at 7:00 pm on Thurs. Nov 30. and Thurs. Dec 7. The musical will be presented at 7:30 pm on Fri. Dec 1, Sat. Dec. 2 and Fri. Dec. 8. In addition, 2:00 pm matinees will be held on Sat. Dec 2, Sun. Dec 3 (with post-show discussion) and Sun. Dec. 10.
Music direction is by assistant professor Dr. Bridget Moriarty and choreography by associate professor Terri Filips Vaughan. Costume, hair and make-up design is by Maureen T. Stevens, associate professor. Light design is by Patty Rihn, and sound designer is by adjunct faculty member Glenn Bernardis. Set design is by associate professor David Dwyer. Stage manager is theatre design/production major Jordan Grimble of Albion, NY. Assistant stage managers are theatre performance major Danni Cooke of West Seneca, NY and design/production major Gianna Lopez of Youngstown, NY.
Niagara University theatre performance majors who are in the cast include: DAVID WYSOCKI (Georg Nowack) of Hamburg, NY; KAYLA STORTO (Amalia Balash) of Orchard Park, NY; ARIANNA LASTING (Ilona Ritter) of Amherst, NY; CONNOR CASO (Mr. Maraczek) of Lewiston, NY; RONNIE STEWART (Ladislav Sipos) of Kenmore, NY; CHARLES McGREGOR (Steven Kodaly) of Buffalo, NY; MICHAEL KELLEHER (Arpad Laszlo) of Buffalo, NY; KATIE ROSE GOULD (Customer A) of New Castle, PA; MARIANGELA MERCURIO (Customer B/Z) of Kenmore, NY; LAUREN McCALL (Customer C) of Rochester, NY; MARLEY JUDD (Customer D/Nurse) of Lewisburg, OH; CAROLINE KOLASNY (Customer E/Violinist) of Delevan, NY; NOAH LACLAIR (Man A) of Philadelphia, NY; CONNOR P. MAXWELL (Man B) of Tonawanda, NY; ESTEBAN VALENTIN (Man C/Waiter) of Greenacres, FL; CALEB PAXTON (Man D/Keller) of Reynoldsburg, OH; and MATTHEW MYERS (Man E/Busboy) of Orchard Park, NY.
There are three ways to purchase tickets for NU Theatre productions:
1) ONLINE: We offer one of the lowest service fees online. Simply go to: http://theatre.niagara.edu/ to purchase your tickets, select your seat locations and print your tickets. Ticket packages make it simpler: you need only to input your personal information one time. Also, your preferred seat locations can be assigned to all ticket purchases (or the closest seats available). If you order two or more productions during one transaction, you only have to input your personal information one time.
2) IN PERSON: Visit our box office in the lobby of the Elizabeth Ann Clune Center for Theatre, Clet Hall: Monday-Friday 2:30-5:30 p.m. and one hour prior to curtain.
Ticket prices “SHE LOVES ME”
$20 general admission for adults
$15 for NU employees, NU alumni, Friends of NU Theatre, Seniors 62 and over; and Youth 21 and younger (non-NU)
Tickets for NU Students: NU Students with a valid NU ID are entitled to one ticket per main stage production and readers’ theater.
Student Rush Policy: Any non-NU student, 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, purchase a discounted Youth ticket for only $15.