The classic by Harvey Schmidt and Tom Jones — only the second musical to appear on the Hilberry stage — will play a more traditional "stock"-style run Oct. 2-24 before the rotating repertory season begins Nov. 6 with A Midsummer Night's Dream.
Here's the schedule for the season:
George Farquhar's The Beaux Stratagem, about two gentlemen in disguise who travel in search of wealthy maidens to charm and steal from, April 9-May 15, 2010. This season, the 46-year-old Hilberry (and its undergraduate sister arm, the Bonstelle Theatre) will introduce on-line ticketing, available 24 hours a day, seven days a week at www.wsushows.com.
Each production at Wayne State University is designed, staffed, managed and performed by up-and-coming theatre professionals.
WSU theatre alumni include Anita Barone, S. Epatha Merkerson, Thorsten Kaye, Jeffrey Tambor, Max Wright and many more.
The Hilberry Theatre is located at 4743 Cass Avenue on the cornerof Cass and Hancock in Detroit.
Visit www.hilberry.com for more information.