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Academic Theatre: 'Bus Stop'

November 9, 2018 - November 18, 2018
Polsky Theatre
Campus Life, Arts & Performances, Community

Bus Stop

By William Inge
Directed by Matt Williamson

Nov. 9-11 and 16-18
Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday, 2 p.m.
Polsky Theatre

In a roadside diner about 25 miles west of Kansas City, a howling snowstorm has halted the progress of a passenger bus. All roads are blocked, forcing the weary travelers to take shelter in an all-night diner.

During the forced layover, traveler Cherie, a nightclub singer, claims to be kidnapped by a cowhand named Bo. Bo and his father-figure, Carl, insist that Bo and Cherie are en route to Montana to be married. All the while, unlikely friendships and youthful romance spreads among the other diner occupants in spite — or possibly because — of the wintry storm that binds them together.

Admission is free, on a first come, first seated basis.