The series will also bring a
jazz/hip-hop musician, string quartet, dance company and author to audiences in
Stevens Point during the academic year. Each performance will be held at 7:30
p.m. at the Theater@1800 at Sentry Insurance.
Tickets for each show are
$15 for adults, $12 for senior citizens and $6 for youth. UW-Stevens Point
students with ID may buy tickets in advance for $4.50 or be admitted free the
day of the show if seats remain. Tickets may be purchased through the
University Information and Tickets Office in the Dreyfus University Center
concourse on Reserve Street, by calling 715-346-4100 or 800-838-3378, or at http://tickets.uwsp.edu. Visa, MasterCard
and Discover are accepted.
The 2103-14 series will
The Capitol Steps, Wednesday, Sept. 11
Begun as a group of Senate staffers who set out to satirize the very people who
employed them, The Capitol Steps creates skits and song parodies that dig into
the headlines of the day and convey a special brand of satirical humor.
Jose James, Thursday, Nov. 14
James has established himself as a trailblazer for his blend of jazz,
hip-hop, R&B and electronica, with a musical path that follows its own
rhyme and reason. His Blue Note Records debut, “No Beginning No End,” sums up
how he feels about music.
Brooklyn Rider, Saturday, March 29, 2014
A string quartet, Brooklyn Rider has been praised for its eclectic
repertoire of classical, world and rock music and “stunningly imaginative
Keigwin+Company, Thursday, April 17, 2014
A contemporary dance group, Keigwin+Company reaches national and
international audiences with a refreshing vision of dance that embodies a
theatrical sensibility of wit, style and heart.
Sherman Alexie, Thursday, May 1, 2014
Alexie is the author of “War Dances,” a book of stories and poems, and
“Face,” a book of poetry. He has won several literary awards, including the
2007 National Book Award. He also won awards at the 1998 Sundance Film Festival
for “Smoke Signals,” a film he wrote and co-produced.