David Wolber
Director, Actor, Artistic Director, and Sometimes Gardener
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Admissions by Joshua Harmon

Theatre NOVA
Ann Arbor, MI

Sept. 20 - Oct. 13, 2019

 “Director  David Wolber  has assembled a uniformly excellent cast. He wrings out all the large and small laughs aimed at upper-middle-class pretensions but expertly handles those sudden shifts into lacerating arguments that tear away at long-held assumptions. The small, tight thrust theater is perfect for this kind of intimate family drama, making the audience voyeurs into arguments they may have had in their own homes.”  - PULP: Arts Around Ann Arbor

“Director David Wolber has assembled a uniformly excellent cast. He wrings out all the large and small laughs aimed at upper-middle-class pretensions but expertly handles those sudden shifts into lacerating arguments that tear away at long-held assumptions. The small, tight thrust theater is perfect for this kind of intimate family drama, making the audience voyeurs into arguments they may have had in their own homes.” - PULP: Arts Around Ann Arbor

 “College education and that carnival game that is the admissions process are addressed with incisive wit, searing criticism, and deft balance in  Admissions , directed with aplomb by  David Wolber .”  - Reel Roy Reviews

“College education and that carnival game that is the admissions process are addressed with incisive wit, searing criticism, and deft balance in Admissions, directed with aplomb by David Wolber.” - Reel Roy Reviews

 “THEATER NOVA’S "ADMISSIONS" IS AN OUTSTANDING, RELEVANT DRAMA - Theatre Nova does it again with an outstanding production of a play that is both an intimate family drama and a relevant piece of social commentary. Joshua Harmon’s Admissions is a precise, nuanced, and often funny take on the affirmative action debate and how it plays out in the real world.”  - PULP: Arts Around Ann Arbor

“THEATER NOVA’S "ADMISSIONS" IS AN OUTSTANDING, RELEVANT DRAMA - Theatre Nova does it again with an outstanding production of a play that is both an intimate family drama and a relevant piece of social commentary. Joshua Harmon’s Admissions is a precise, nuanced, and often funny take on the affirmative action debate and how it plays out in the real world.” - PULP: Arts Around Ann Arbor

 “As is the standard with NOVA, the set and cast were both phenomenal. Staged on a swiveling rostrum that seamlessly swaps between an admissions office and a well-off family’s kitchen… Thorough and eye-opening,  Admissions  is one of the—dare I say—”wokest” plays that’s ever graced Theatre NOVA's stage, and possibly any, stage."​  - Washtenaw Voice Review

“As is the standard with NOVA, the set and cast were both phenomenal. Staged on a swiveling rostrum that seamlessly swaps between an admissions office and a well-off family’s kitchen… Thorough and eye-opening, Admissions is one of the—dare I say—”wokest” plays that’s ever graced Theatre NOVA's stage, and possibly any, stage."​ - Washtenaw Voice Review

 “The one hour and 50-minute show (one 10-minute intermission) is well-acted, well-directed ( David Wolber ), and well-staged on a unique revolving set that pivots from the boarding school to the Mason’s home.” - EncoreMichigan.com

“The one hour and 50-minute show (one 10-minute intermission) is well-acted, well-directed (David Wolber), and well-staged on a unique revolving set that pivots from the boarding school to the Mason’s home.” - EncoreMichigan.com

 “(Note: this show must be a beast to learn and to mount, with its zig-zagging clutch of monologues and whiplash-inducing reversals of philosophy. I suspect Wolber and cast must share the kind of brainpower required to complete the Sunday New York Times crossword puzzle in record time.)”  - Reel Roy Reviews

“(Note: this show must be a beast to learn and to mount, with its zig-zagging clutch of monologues and whiplash-inducing reversals of philosophy. I suspect Wolber and cast must share the kind of brainpower required to complete the Sunday New York Times crossword puzzle in record time.)” - Reel Roy Reviews

   ADMISSIONS by Joshua Harmon  THEATRE NOVA ANN ARBOR, MI Sept. 20 - Oct. 13, 2019  director - David Wolber   Sherri - Diane Hill Roberta - Cynthia Szczesny Ginnie - Sarah Burcon Bill - Joe Bailey Charlie - Jeremy Kucharek  Scenic Design - Daniel C. Walker Lighting Design - Jake Jedele Costume Design - Angeline Fox Maniglia Sound Design - Carla Milarch Set Builder - Monica Spencer Assistant Set Builder - David Moan Stage Manager and Props - Briana O’Neal  Photographs by  Sean Carter Photography

ADMISSIONS
by Joshua Harmon

THEATRE NOVA
ANN ARBOR, MI
Sept. 20 - Oct. 13, 2019

director - David Wolber

Sherri - Diane Hill
Roberta - Cynthia Szczesny
Ginnie - Sarah Burcon
Bill - Joe Bailey
Charlie - Jeremy Kucharek

Scenic Design - Daniel C. Walker
Lighting Design - Jake Jedele
Costume Design - Angeline Fox Maniglia
Sound Design - Carla Milarch
Set Builder - Monica Spencer
Assistant Set Builder - David Moan
Stage Manager and Props - Briana O’Neal

Photographs by Sean Carter Photography

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