March 2-4, Stansbury Theatre — The Fairy Queen by Henry Purcell
Showing at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and at 3 p.m. on Sunday, this baroque semi-opera was originally adapted from sections of Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” Lawrence’s production features an updated libretto by Timothy Troy that features Shakespeare’s original text and shifts the action to a hippie commune outside of Athens, Ga.
March 4, 1 p.m., Harper Hall — Improvisation Group of Lawrence University
IGLU will improvise music to two silent films, Buster Keaton’s “The High Sign” and Charles Bowers’ “There It Is.” Both are slapstick comedies and the latter includes early stop motion animation, providing ample material for musical development.
March 4, 8 p.m., Memorial Chapel — Lawrence Symphony Orchestra
March 5, 8 p.m., Harper Hall — Hybrid Ensemble
March 7, 9 p.m., Julie Esch Studio — Howler w/ Poliça
Raucous, Minneapolis-based garage rock band Howler makes their way to Appleton as a part of their first American tour. Fellow Minneapolis natives, Poliça, which was founded by members of Gayngs, open the show, which is sponsored by the BBC and completely free of charge.
March 8, 8 p.m., Memorial Chapel — Lawrence Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band
March 9, 8 p.m., Stansbury Theatre — Lawrence University Jazz Ensemble
March 10, 3 p.m., Cloak Theatre — Senior Project One-Act Plays
March 10, 8 p.m., Memorial Chapel — Artist Series: So Percussion
Founded at the Yale School of Music, So Percussion has been creating a wide variety of highly-acclaimed percussion-based music. From original compositions and improvisations to collaborations with a number of today’s major composer’s, their output is diverse, communicative and forward-thinking.