Here is a list of theater openings for the upcoming week:
- WEBER STATE UNIVERSITY'S Department of Performing Arts will present a student-written and directed one-act play, "Bus People," Tuesday, March 10, in the Wildcat Theatre on WSU campus. Curtain is 10:30 a.m. Admission is free.The play is a story of a young woman who leaves her home town to look for the purpose of life. The action takes place on a bus.
For more information, call Nicolette Coiner at 476-0715.
- THE DEPARTMENT will also present David Mamet's "Oleanna," March 11-14, at 7:30 p.m. in the Lair of the Shepherd Union Building on the WSU campus.
Tickets can be purchased by contacting the Dee Event Center at 626-8500 or 1-800-WSU-TIKS (8457). The cost is $8.50 for adults and $5.50 for students and seniors. Tickets will also be available at the door one hour prior to curtain.
The story surrounds the role changes between John, a university faculty member, and Carol, a struggling student. The script contains adult themes and language.
- OFF BROADWAY THEATRE'S production of Bob Bedore's "Paint By Numbers," will run Thursdays-Saturdays, March 12-April 18. Curtain is 7:30 p.m.
The story is of Stanford Numbers, a portrait painter who wants nothing more than a quiet evening at his cabin so he can propose to his girlfriend. He gets nothing but the opposite.
Tickets are $8 for adults, $6 for seniors and students and $5 for children 12 and younger.
- THE WESTMINSTER PLAYERS will present Sam Shephard's Pulitzer Prize-winning drama "Buried Child," March 12-14 and 19-21, in the Jay W. Lees Courage Theater in the Jewett Center for the Performing Arts on the Westminster College campus, 1250 E. 1700 South.
Curtain for all performances is 7:30 p.m. and there is a suggested donation of $5 for admission.
"Buried Child" is set in rural America where a young man returns to his hometown only to find the `decaying' remains of his childhood.
- THE RODGERS MEMORIAL THEATRE will present Rodgers & Hammerstein's classic "South Pacific," Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from March 12-April 11, at the theater, 292 E. Pages Lane in Centerville. Call 801-298-1302 for tickets.
Evening curtain is 7:30 p.m. with a 3 p.m. matinee April 11.
The musical is set on a South Sea island during World War II and feature the memorable songs "Some Enchanted Evening," "Bali Hai" and "Happy Talk."