December 7, 2021

WCU Live! Performance Series at West Chester University Stages 2022 ReturnWCU Live

 Tickets On-Sale Now and Make Great Holiday Gifts!

Tickets are now on sale for three March performances that are part of the WCU Live! Performing Arts Series and the President’s Speaker Series at West Chester University. All performances take place in the Emilie K. Asplundh Concert Hall, Philips Memorial Building, 700 S. High Street, West Chester. Information at or call 610.436.2266.

The shows are the first staged since the COVID-19 shut down in March of 2020.

West Chester University’s Chief of Staff and Vice President for University Affairs John Villella says, “As the University continues to require mask-wearing inside all facilities as well as follow guidelines recommended by the CDC, we invite members of our surrounding community to return to our campus to enjoy family-friendly and excellent entertainment offerings. Many of our best seats in the house are available and tickets make the perfect holiday gift.”

WCU Live!On Friday, March 4 at 7 p.m., Johnny Peers & The Muttville Comix will leave audiences howling with laughter with his personality plus canines. Starring mostly rescue dogs Johnny leads through challenging and hilarious tricks, this show has been hailed as “a truly funny, slapstick dog act.” 

Saturday, March 12 at 4 p.m. welcomes back Artrageous, a one-of-a-kind “all arts” show that will amaze with its high energy and heart-pounding action as arts and music collide. Often described as Blue Man Group meets Picasso, this show is perfect for every age.

 On Saturday, March 19 at 8 p.m. Broadway’s Christopher Jackson (George Washington in Hamilton) will speak with WCU President Christopher Fiorentino as part of the President’s Speaker Series. Jackson shares his remarkable journey from a small town in Illinois to performing for a constantly packed house on Broadway. He reveals lessons he’s learned throughout his career and the mentors, mantras and moments that made a difference, as well as behind-the-scenes information from Broadway’s biggest hit.  

All faculty, staff, students, and visitors, regardless of vaccination status, are required to wear a mask which covers their nose and mouth when indoors. Face masks may be worn when outdoors, but it is not an obligation of this policy notice. Mask and COVID-19 safety measures at West Chester University will continue to be updated here. Please check ahead for updated information before attending your performance.

Enrolling more than 17,000 students, West Chester University is the largest member of the 14-institution Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education and is currently celebrating its 150th Anniversary year ( Founded in 1871, the University is a comprehensive public institution, offering a diverse range of more than 200 undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral programs in more than 50 fields of study. In addition to the main campus in West Chester, the University offers programs through its graduate center, the campus in Philadelphia, and online. Six colleges and two schools comprise the University: University College, Colleges of Arts and Humanities, Business and Public Management, Education and Social Work, Health Sciences, and the Sciences and Mathematics, as well as the Wells School of Music, and the Graduate School.

















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