NU Theatre Presents: Potato People in School Daze

In Announcements, by , on February 5th, 2018

WHO & WHAT Audiences of all ages will delight in the comic antics of the Potato People in School Daze by the Canadian physical theatre company, Theatre Beyond Words. Combining European mask work with North American style animation, the Potato People are a series of non-verbal mask plays for family audiences that have toured internationally. Directed by Physical Theatre Adjunct Robin Patterson and, in collaboration with the Castellani Art Museum from February 15-18, School Daze is about the adventures and experiences of the first day of school, and a mother who has difficulty letting go.

WHEN & WHERE: School Daze will be on the NU Campus at the Castellani Art Museum, at 7:00 pm on Thurs. Feb. 15, and at 7:30pm on Friday, Feb. 16 and Sat. Feb 17. A 2:00 pm matinee will be held on Sat. Feb 17 and Sun. Feb. 18 (with post-show discussion).  

 Ticket prices for “Potato People:”

$15 general admission for adults
$10 for NU employees, NU alumni, Friends of NU Theatre, Seniors 62 and over; and Youth 21 and younger (non-NU)

Box Office Phone Number: 716-286-8685

For More Information: Media representatives who wish to schedule an interview or photography are asked to contact Steven Braddock, director of Niagara University Theatre, at (716) 286-8329 or or Suzanne Hibbard, office & media coordinator at (716) 286-8480 or

PR – NU Theatre Presents POTATO PEOPLE in SCHOOL DAZE- Feb. 2018