Arts & Culture

UK Theatre Continues Season With Pulitzer Finalist — 'The Wolves'

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“The Wolves” by Sarah DeLappe is about teen spirit, angst, gossip and goals. UK Theatre's production will run Nov. 30-Dec. 9, at Guignol Theatre.

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 27, 2017) The University of Kentucky Department of Theatre and Dance will continue the 2017-2018 season with an examination of “girl power” in its second production, “The Wolves.” The play will run Nov. 30-Dec. 9, in the Guignol Theatre.

“The Wolves” by Sarah DeLappe is about teen spirit, angst, gossip and goals. Nine women on a soccer field passing words amongst each other, anticipating the moves of their opponents. They are ready to fight and win as a team but each maintain their own individual drive. A Pulitzer Prize finalist, Forbes magazine called the play “a milestone for women in entertainment.” "The Wolves" is recommended for audiences 13 and older due to adult themes.

Performers for “The Wolves” will captivate Guignol audiences 7:30 p.m., Nov. 30, Dec. 1-2 and 7-9. Tickets for the production are $15 for general admission and $10 for UK students with a valid school ID. Tickets are available for purchase through the Singletary Center box office, contact the box office at 859-257-4929, visit online at or purchase in person during operating hours. A processing fee will be applied to transaction upon purchase.

The UK Department of Theatre and Dance at UK College of Fine Arts has played an active role in the performance scene in Central Kentucky for more than 100 years and is currently celebrating 50 years of offering theatre as an educational program of study. Students in the program get hands-on training and one-on-one mentorship from the renowned professional theatre faculty. The liberal arts focus of their bachelor's degree program is coupled with ongoing career counseling to ensure a successful transition from campus to professional life. 

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