Shanley’s Savage in Limbo opens Thursday!

Denise Savage hasn’t come too far since high school – just ask her.  In fact, just ask anyone at this bar tonight and you’ll hear variations on the same sad song: love and loss, ideals and let downs, traumas and memories… and even Santa Claus.  There’s Denise – the loner, Linda – the bombshell, Tony – the stud, April – the failed nun, and Murk – the bartender.  Emotions run high, borders are drawn, and as the characters confront each other, they confront themselves.  So come on in, sit down, have a drink and watch as five long-time acquaintances collide one Monday night in a dingy Bronx bar.  They’re looking for love, they’re looking for a change, they’re looking for a way out of limbo.

“Conceived with sharp insight into the lives of losers, conveyed with a frisk and often hilarious wit.” – The New York Daily News

John Patrick Shanley’s Savage in Limbo: A Concert Play closes Wayne State University’s PhD Directors’ Series running from April 21- 30. Due to ongoing Studio Theatre renovations, Savage in Limbo will be performed at the Hilberry Rehearsal Studio, located at 480 W. Hancock Street on the fourth floor of Old Main.

Ticket prices range from $10-$12. Discounts are available to all students, senior citizens aged 62 and up, groups, and WSU faculty, staff and Alumni Association members. For tickets and more information please call (313) 577-2972, visit or visit the Wayne State University box office at 4743 Cass Avenue on the corner of Hancock.  The box office is open Tuesday through Friday from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. In the day of performances will call tickets and tickets for purchase will be available on the 4th floor of Old Main at 7 p.m.


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