November 2, 2019

FIRST DATE by Austin Winberg, Music and Lyrics by Alan Zachary & Michael Weiner
Time: 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location: Simpkins Theatre
Description: FIRST DATE
Book by Austin Winsberg
Music and Lyrics by Alan Zachary & Michael Weiner
Directed by Lysa Fox
Musical Direction by Lisa Wipperling
Choreographed by Lara Petrin

November 1 & 2 at 7:30pm

Simpkins Theatre

About the play:
When blind date Aaron is set up with serial-dater Casey, a casual drink at a busy New York restaurant turns into a hilarious high-stakes dinner. As the date unfolds in real time, the couple quickly finds that they are not alone on this unpredictable evening. In a delightful and unexpected twist, Casey and Aaron’s inner critics take on a life of their own when other restaurant patrons transform into supportive best friends, manipulative exes and protective parents, who sing and dance them through ice-breakers, appetizers and potential conversational land mines. Can this couple turn what could be a dating disaster into something special before the check arrives?

General Admission $5
WIU Student Free with ID

Box Office:
Tickets sold at the door an hour prior to curtain each evening.
Related Web Site: WIU Theatre and Dance
Contact Information:
 Theatre & Dance
 Phone: 3092981543
Source: College of Fine Arts & Communication

Western Illinois University
1 University Circle * Macomb, IL 61455
Phone: 309/298-1414 * E-mail
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