2017-18 PLT Season: Moving. Magical. Memorable.

Lewis University 2017-18 Philip Lynch Theatre Season: Moving. Magical. Memorable.

Published: June 8, 2017.

Subscribe and save. Become a Philip Lynch Theatre (PLT) subscriber for the 42nd season and save over 15 percent on the entire season. As a PLT subscriber you’ll receive preferred seating for 5 diverse and exciting shows for the low price of $44.

Other subscription benefits include: free parking, free ticket insurance and free ticket exchanges. Subscribe and save for a wonderful year of theatre. Your seat is waiting for you; don’t miss out on your opportunity to see this season’s five main stage shows for a lower price. Individual tickets go on sale June 19 for Lewis University’s PLT 42nd season.

The five main stage productions start with the hilarious film to musical adaptation of “Young Frankenstein,” leading into the touching play of great poignancy, love, and laughter “The Boy’s Next Door.” The season continues with the bizarre, funny, bleak, wonderful show that is even better than its hype, “Mr. Burns, a post-electric play,” then a Mary Shelley classic “Frankenstein.” Finishing the season is the coming of age story about trying to fit in “13, the Musical.”

On Saturday, May 20, the stage of the Philip Lynch Theatre was dedicated and named in honor of the theatre’s creator, Chet Kondratowicz. Chet, who began teaching at Lewis in 1965, fought in 1975 to obtain the space when the aviation department abandoned the old hangar, shops, and classrooms for a new building and hangar closer to the airport. You will be able to view a plaque, designed by Professor Emeritus Harold McCay, for the “Chet Kondratowicz Stage” at the top of the main stairwell leading to the theatre when you attend a production at the PLT. It was Chet’s admiration of the work of British director, Sir Tyrone Guthrie, which led to his design of our space.

For a complete list and descriptions of the productions for the 2017-2018 PLT season, performance dates, times and prices, go to www.lewisu.edu/plt. Patrons can download a subscription form and mail a check to: Lewis University, Philip Lynch Theatre, One University Parkway, Romeoville, IL 60446. Questions? Call (815) 836-5500. Regular box office hours are 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Lewis University is an innovative and entrepreneurial Catholic university offering market-relevant undergraduate and graduate programs to 6,500 students. Sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, Lewis University is nationally recognized for preparing intellectually engaged, ethically grounded, globally connected and socially responsible graduates. Visit www.lewisu.edu for further information.



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