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Director Application: 2019-2020 Season

Monday, January 21st, 2019

Wheaton Drama is now accepting applications from members who are interested in directing for the 2019-2020 Season.

If you are interested in directing one of these shows, please submit an application to Artistic Committee Chair Christine Pfenninger at: christine.pfenninger@icloud.com by FEBRUARY 15, 2019. A separate application must be filed for each show you are submitting to direct.

The Artistic Committee will interview all prospective Directors on Tuesday Feb. 26 or Wednesday Feb. 27 from 7-10pm in WDI’s Green Room (basement). If necessary, additional interviews may be held on Thursday, Feb. 28 from 7-10pm. The Artistic Committee Chair will contact prospective directors to schedule an appointment.

If selected to direct, part of your commitment to Wheaton Drama will be participation in a post-show survey/interview  with a Board liaison. Additional information and job descriptions will be forwarded once your appointment is set.

Announcement of the season’s shows and directors will be published in the April 2019 TYRO.

APPLICATION DEADLINE IS 2/15/2019

2019-2020 Season Shows

  • The Addams Family (Sept 13-Oct 5, 2019 – 15 shows) (musical)
  • Moonlight & Magnolias (Nov 15-Dec 8, 2019 – 14 shows) (comedic play)
  • Little Women: The Musical (Jan 17-Feb 9, 2020 – 15 shows) (musical)
  • Hauptmann (Mar 20- Apr 5, 2020 – 11 shows) (dramatic play)
  • Peter & The Starcatcher (May 22-Jun 14, 2020 – 15 performances) (play with music)


Please note there is no pay or stipend for this position.

Family front and center in Wheaton Drama’s ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’

Friday, December 13th, 2013

Two generations of the Ogren family take on various duties in this 1940s-style radio show adaptation, running Dec. 12—15 at Playhouse 111 in Wheaton. (more…)

Veteran actor reprises George Bailey role at Wheaton Drama

Tuesday, December 10th, 2013

The annual holiday fundraiser is once again a 1940s-style radio play version of “It’s a Wonderful Life,” and Geoffrey Maher returns as the big-hearted everyman.

Geoffrey Maher as George Bailey and Gwen Royle as ZuZu Bailey

Geoffrey Maher as George Bailey and Gwen Royle as ZuZu Bailey

In what is rapidly becoming a Yuletide tradition, Wheaton Drama is again mounting a radio play version of “It’s a Wonderful Life.”
Featured as George Bailey for the second year in a row is seasoned actor Geoffrey Maher of Arlington Heights, who took time out to discuss his part in the production: (more…)

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