The Weekend Ahead: Campus performances to catch during Week 3


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Check out these performances for your week nine weekend.

Tabi Parent, Assistant Arts and Entertainment Editor

If you’re looking for weekend plans, here are some performances you won’t want to miss. 

Matilda the Musical

Cahn Auditorium

Friday and Saturday 7 p.m., Sunday 2 p.m. 

Tickets: $10-35

The Dolphin Show, America’s largest student-run musical, presents its 80th annual production, “Matilda the Musical.” Based on the book by Roald Dahl, the musical follows young student Matilda and her classmates as they rebel against their principal Ms. Trunchbull. 


Lutkin Hall 

Friday 10 p.m. 

Tickets: Free admission

Lipstick Theatre will present a stand-up show hosted by Shai Bardin this Friday. The group is dedicated to promoting intersectional feminism and creates dramatic works and performances that celebrate intersecting identities. 

Playing With Fire Hits the Road

Seabury Hall

Sunday 7 p.m. 

Tickets: Free admission

Playing With Fire is hosting “Playing With Fire Hits the Road” this Sunday. Playing with Fire is an ensemble group that focuses on playback theatre — a type of theatre that involves taking stories from audience members and reimagining them for the stage.

Jupiter String Quartet

Pick-Staiger Concert Hall

Sunday 3 p.m. 

Tickets: $10-30 

The Jupiter String Quartet performs as part of Bienen’s Winter Chamber Music Festival. The group will perform selections like William Bolcom’s “Graceful Ghost” and “Incineratorag” from “Three Rags for String Quartet.” 

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