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Pulitzer Prize Winning Drama Comes to Wheaton Drama Stage

  Wheaton Drama’s upcoming production, WIT by Margaret Edson, is currently in rehearsals, with cast & crew working delicately to bring this poignant drama to life. WIT tells the story of Vivian Bearing, PhD, a literary professor who is grappling with a recent diagnosis of terminal ovarian cancer. As she reflects on her life between moments of...


COMPANY Closing June 17

Wheaton Drama finishes off their 2017/18 Season with COMPANY; Music & Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and Book by George Furth. Audiences have given rave reviews since the show’s opening on May 25, highlighting the musicality, acting, & heart given by each performer of the ensemble cast of  14 actors But a show would be nothing...


Meet the directors for our 2018-19 season

The Wheaton Drama Board of Governors, on advice from the Artistic Committee, has approved the following slate of directors for next season: Maria Bakalis will direct Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, running Sept.14 – Oct.7, 2018. Craig Gustafson will direct Silent Laughter, an homage to silent film comedies, running Nov.16 – Dec.9,...


Our ‘thank you’ to military personnel and veterans

Our military personnel give so much of themselves. Wheaton Drama wants to give something back. As part of our community outreach program, our theater troupe, founded in 1931, proudly offers free tickets for “A Piece of My Heart” to military veterans, current military members and local high school classes studying the Vietnam War era. “A...


Auditions for ‘Company’ set for March 25-27

Wheaton Drama proudly announces auditions for the brilliant Stephen Sondheim musical, “Company” at 7 o’clock the evenings of Sunday, March 25th, Monday, March 26th, and Tuesday, March 27th (if necessary), with callbacks scheduled for Wednesday, March 28th. Auditions are by appointment. Audition slots will be scheduled in 5-minute increments, and will be followed with a...


Apply by Feb. 15 to direct a 2018-19 season show

Artistic Committee Chair Joan Morrissey is accepting applications from anyone wishing to direct a Wheaton Drama production during the 2018-19 season. A separate application must be filed for each show you are submitting to direct, and all applications must reach Joan by Feb. 15, 2018. Download the application form here: 2018-2019 SEASON-DIRECTOR APPLICATION. Show titles,...


Cast announced for ‘The Cinnamon Bear’

Director Ben Dooley has announced the cast of Wheaton Drama’s 2017 holiday show, The Cinnamon Bear. The whimsical fairy tale, running Dec. 14-17 at Playhouse 111 in downtown Wheaton, is an onstage re-creation of the perennial WGN radio serial, which marks its 80th anniversary this year. In addition to our usual Thursday, Friday and Saturday...


WDI announces ‘Sense & Sensibility’ cast

The production team of Production Manager Elyse Willis and Director Randall W. Knott is pleased to announce the cast of “Sense and Sensibility,” opening Nov. 17. We had many, many outstanding candidates audition, making decisions very difficult, and we thank each and every one of you for your time honoring us with your audition. We...

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