If you haven’t been to a UW drama production yet, it’s a terrific opportunity that you should take advantage of! The tickets are inexpensive, considering the quality of the productions. Get your tickets now for the upcoming show, “The Two Orphans” while you can!
Originating in 19th century France, the Melodrama has influenced everything from silent films to the modern day soap opera. With charismatic actors, sensational plots, and “over the top” acting, this was theatre for the people. Bring your handkerchiefs and weep for the fallen heroine, curse the blows of misfortune, and cheer the triumph of good in this stylistic art form of a bygone era.