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Hofstra Gray Wig to Present 75th Anniversary Production of Our Town

June 22-30, Black Box Theater

 Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY … Hofstra University’s Gray Wig Theater is presenting Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play Our Town at the Black Box Theater, June 22-30, 2013. Show times are:

  • Saturday, June 22, at 2 and 8 p.m.
  • Sunday, June 23, at 2 p.m.
  • Friday, June 28, at 8 p.m.
  • Saturday, June 29, at 8 p.m.
  • Sunday, June 30, at 2 p.m.

This year marks the 75th anniversary of Our Town. The plot follows the residents of the small town of Grover’s Corners through three acts: “Daily Life,” “Love and Marriage,” and “Death and Eternity.”  Narrated by a stage manager and performed with minimal props and sets, audiences follow the Webb and Gibbs families as their children fall in love, marry, and experience life together.

Hofstra’s 200-seat Black Box Theater, located at the University’s New Academic Building, South  Campus, is the ideal venue for Our Town. The intimate atmosphere will allow audience members to lose themselves in this timeless drama.

Tickets: $28; $25 senior citizen (65+); $20 matriculated non-Hofstra student; $20 group rate (10+); $15 with current HofstraCard (one ticket per HofstraCard).

For tickets, please call the John Cranford Adams Playhouse Box Office at 516-463-6644, Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-3:45 p.m., or order tickets online at (enter “Our Town” in the search box).

Hofstra University is a dynamic private institution of higher education where more than 11,000 full and part-time students choose from undergraduate and graduate offerings in liberal arts and sciences, business, engineering, applied science, communication, education, health sciences and human services, honors studies, the Maurice A. Deane School of Law and the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine.


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