CMU 'Season of Tradition' based on well-known literature

By Press Release

The CMU Department of Theatre Arts is about to kick off its 2016-17 season with several audience favorites, many of which are based on well-known literature. The main stage season consists of Roald Dahl's "James and the Giant Peach," Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol," "My Fair Lady," which is based on George Bernard Shaw's "Pygmalion," and 1960s era French farce, "Boeing-Boeing."

Season tickets are available online at The box office is open for phone and in-person sales.

Audience members are encouraged to enrich their theater going experience by reading some of the wonderful books these familiar shows are based upon. The CMU library will have educational materials and items of interest related to each show assembled in a display for the month preceding each production as well as having books available for check out. The public is also invited to join a book group, which will read and discuss each of the books and hear from guest speakers on related themes and about the play production.