Azusa Pacific University's Department of Theater Arts presents Waiting in the Wings by Noel Coward, a warm, wise, and crafted play. The show runs November 4-7, with Thursday through Saturday performances at 7:30 p.m. The production takes place in the outdoor Wynn Amphitheater, located behind the Wynn Academic Center on APU’s East Campus, at 901 East Alosta Ave., in Azusa. Free parking is available. General admission tickets cost $18, with discounted tickets available for senior citizens, military personnel, students, and alumni. For tickets, call the Felix Events Center Box Office at (626) 815-5494 or order them online. Purchasing tickets in advance is highly recommended. The show is intended for ages 13 and older. There is also an opportunity to meet the director, Linda Kerns, at 6:45 p.m. on November 4 and hear from the cast and director immediately following the production on November 5-6.

Waiting in the Wings is a wonderful Noel Coward play about a "charity" home filled with retired actresses in 1960's England," said Kerns. "Through gossip, friendship, jealousy and loss they discover a deeper love than any of them knew was possible. We invite you to join us for this season’s production.”

While Kerns is making her directorial debut at APU, her extensive directing credits include: The Spitfire Grill and The Goodbye Girl for MTG, Pride and Prejudice, Going to St. Ives, The Traveling Lady (LA Times Critics’ Pick), And Then There Were None (Ovation recommended), all for The Actors Co-op. As an actor, Kerns has appeared in Broadway-Nine (original cast) and Big River and in national tours of Les Miserables, Beauty and the Beast (Los Angeles), Wicked (Los Angeles) and Into the Woods (LA Weekly Award recipient). She also appeared in the movie Titanic. As a voice actor, her work was featured in Mulan, Avatar, and Enchanted. Kerns serves as an adjunct professor at UCLA, in the Ray Bolger Musical Theater Program.

APU’s plays and musicals are produced through a program of rigorous training. The Department of Theater Arts prepares outstanding, innovative, and influential artists in an ever-growing and multi-faceted performing arts profession.

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Rachel White
Executive Director of Strategic Communication
Phone: (626) 815-4502
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