NIAGARA UNIVERSITY REPERTORY THEATRE presents Free Children’s Theatre at NU!

In Other, by , on June 21st, 2022

Niagara University, N.Y. (June 16, 2022) – This summer, NU Theatre’s tradition of entertaining children and families with its N.U.R.T. storytelling troupe returns! Here comes Lily with her Purple Plastic Purse! And Alexander, as usual, is having a Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day… and Pierre just doesn’t care! Yes, Niagara University Repertory Theatre (N.U.R.T.) is back and better than ever!

Once again, well-loved children’s tales, brought to life by trained actors, all Theatre Performance majors from Niagara University, playing dozens of your favorite characters, will delight audiences of all ages!  

The N.U.R.T. troupe will perform in the Leary Theatre, in the Elizabeth Ann Clune Center for Theatre on the NU campus, on Thursdays at 10:00am and 1:00pmJuly 71421, & 28, and Aug. 411, & 18. Reservations are not required. Entry is on a first-come, first-served basis.

NU theatre students in the N.U.R.T. cast & crew include: Samantha Campbell, Gabriella Galante, Taylor Grosskopf, J.C. Hartloff, Devin Klumpp, Austin Marshall and Nyah Searles.

“Our free children’s theatre performances will include about forty minutes of children’s stories in rotation. The production is fun for the whole family, but is especially appropriate for children ages three to twelve, and we ask that children are always accompanied by an adult.”

Amanda Lytle Sharpe, adjunct theatre professor and N.U.R.T. Director.

Proof of vaccination is required for patrons twelve years and older. All patrons must wear masks while in the theatre complex.

For more information, and to view our complete health & safety protocols, please visit our website:

Media representatives who wish to schedule an interview are asked to contact Steven Braddock, Director of Niagara University Theatre, at (716) 286-8329 or, or Keirsten Thomas, Administrative Assistant, at (716) 286-8483 or