September 16, 2009
Theatre: 'Censored on Final Approach to be performed at Marquette
Date: Oct. 1-11, 2009
Time: Thursday through Saturday, 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, 2:30 p.m.
Place: Evan P. & Marion Helfaer Theatre
525 N. 13th St.
In 1909, Marquette University became the first Catholic university in the world to offer coeducation as part of its regular undergraduate program. As part of the Centennial Celebration of Women
, the Department of Performing Arts kicks off the 2009-‘10 season with Censored on Final Approach
, a tribute to the World War II Women Air Force Service Pilots. During the war, more than 1,800 young female pilots from all over the United States quit their jobs, left their homes and paid their ways to Texas to learn how to fly “the Army way.” Censored on Final Approach
is the story of four women who directed training missions at Camp Davis, N.C., where the real battle was on the ground. The play will run:
Ticket prices for the general public range from $18 to $20 and can be purchased by contacting the theatre box office at (414) 288-7504.
- Thursday, Oct. 1, through Saturday, Oct. 3, at 7:30 p.m.
- Sunday, Oct. 4, at 2:30 p.m.
- Wednesday, Oct. 7, through Saturday, Oct. 10, at 7:30 p.m.
- Sunday, Oct. 11, at 2:30 p.m.
On Wednesday during the second week of shows performed in the Helfaer Theatre, tickets are offered to the public for $5. Discount tickets are available for senior citizens and Marquette students, employees and alumni.