‘Arcadia’ at Center for the Arts
The Wichita Center for the Arts Theatre is putting on “Arcadia,” a Tony Award-winning play written by Tom Stoppard about an estate once inhabited by a young genius – a teenage girl named Thomasina Coverly. The story takes place both in the early 19th century and in the present. Shows will be at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the theater, 9112 E. Central. Tickets are $25 for adults, $20 for members and seniors and $15 for students. For tickets and more information, call 316-315-0151.
‘Hunting a Doe’ at WSU
Wichita State University’s school of performing arts and theater will perform “Hunting a Doe,” a play based on the winning script from the WSU theater program’s annual National Playwriting Competition. The show is a farce that was written by student Kyle Dilley and will be directed by WSU theater instructor Jeannine Russell. The shows will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Sept. 28 and at 2 p.m. Sept. 28 and 29 at the Welsbacher Theatre in the Hughes Metropolitan Complex, 5015 E. 29th St. North. It’s rated PG. Tickets are $10 or $8 for military members, seniors, faculty and staff and $6 for students. WSU students get in free with a student ID. For tickets and more information, call 316-978-3233 or visit www.wichita.edu/fineartsboxoffice.
The new Blue Swallowtail
Artist JoAn McGregor, who had to move her Blue Swallowtail Studio after losing her lease at 1712 W. Douglas, is celebrating her new space with an open house. The opening will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the new space at 1528 W. Douglas. The open house will include refreshments and a drawing for a fused glass class. For more information, call 316-734-5452.