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Bull in a China Shop

By Bryna Turner

Directed by Annamaria Pileggi

Turner describes her play as “Inspired by the real letters between Mary Woolley and Jeannette Marks spanning from 1899 to 1937.  This is an excavation of queer history, a history that has been buried and hidden and kept from us. It’s also a queering of history, a look at past events through a contemporary gaze.”  Time Out asserts that “With a light hand and welcome irreverence, Turner neatly dispenses with two hoary shibboleths: that history is perforce dry, and feminists unfunny.”

April 14, 15 & 16* at 8 p.m.
April 16 & 17 at 2 p.m.
A.E. Hotchner Studio Theatre

*ASL interpretation for the Saturday, April 16, 2022 production is provided by Lo’s Communicate Plus LLC.

Please Note: There will be a brief mention of self harm. 

“Bull in a China Shop” is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals on behalf of Samuel French, Inc.

Tickets are FREE for all WashU Full-time undergraduate and graduate students and University College students who have been admitted into a degree program. 

Please Note: WashU student tickets are not available on-line. WashU Students should pick up their FREE ticket at anytime during Edison Box Office Hours: Monday – Friday 10 am – 4 pm; and Saturday 10 am – 2 pm.
If you plan to pick up your ticket immediately before a show, please be sure to arrive 30 – 45 minutes prior to start time to ensure you are seated before the curtain rises.

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  • Beginning March 14, wearing a face mask is optional but strongly encouraged at Edison Theatre and the A. E. Hotchner Studio Theatre. If you arrive to the venue and decide you would like a face mask, the staff will be happy to provide one.
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