Miles Gloriosus

By Plautus

Directed by Jim Butchart

Schemes, disguises, and trickery abound in Plautus' Miles Gloriosus, an Ancient Roman classic, which supplied comedic situations for Sondheim's A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. Pleusicles, with much help from his crafty slave and the next-door neighbor, plot to rescue his kidnapped girlfriend from the braggart warrior. With a plan riddled with deception, masquerades, and role-playing in place, quick-wit becomes vital to their triumph as the rescue attempt is thwarted at every turn. One of the best-known and liveliest Roman comedies, Miles Gloriosus will be a treat for all who attend.

Produced by UW-Whtewater Theatre/Dance at Barnett Theatre/Green HIll Center of the Arts Whitewater

Performances: April 29 - May 3, 2008

Performance Times: April 29 - May 3 at 7:30pm

Ticket Prices: General Public $10.00 Over 65 $8.00 Under 18 $5.50 UW-W Students w/ ID $4.50 Groups: +10 General $9.00 +10 Over 65 $7.00 +10 Under 18 $4.50

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Auditions will be held on the following days:


Auditions will be held in Barnett Theatre at UW-Whitewater at 6:00pm on Friday, October 19.

Required - one comic monologue not to exceed 2 minutes in length from a Greek or Roman Comedy or work in the style of Commedia del Arte. Monologues from "Miles Gloriosus" are acceptable.

IMPORTANT!!! Anyone cast in the show is required to enroll in Theatre 494 Greek Comedy: Miles Gloriosus, which will meet for the entire Spring semester Tuesdays and Thursdays.

For more information or if you cannot make the audition times contact: Jim Butchart (262) 472-3715 email: