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Literature to Life®: “Fahrenheit 451,” by Ray Bradbury


About the event

FREE FOR WSU STUDENTS — A WSU Common Reading event!

A Literature to Life® Stage Presentation of
By Ray Bradbury
Performed by Rich Orlow
Adapted & Directed by Wynn Handman
A Program of Young Audiences New York

Adapted verbatim from the classic dystopian novel, this solo performance offers a frightening vision of the future, where firemen don’t put out fires, they start them in order to burn books. Bradbury’s imagining of a world awash in information but rejecting critical thought provides a sobering look at our own world, and hope for a better future.

Adults: $16
Seniors: $12
Non-WSU Students/Youth: $8
WSU Students with ID: FREE
Group rate (8 or more): $10

Tickets may be purchased in advance at all TicketsWest outlets, including online at, by phone at 800-325-SEAT (800-325-7328), and at the Beasley Coliseum ticket office (open Mon-Fri 10-2; closes for university breaks and holidays). Convenience charges apply to advance sales at all locations except Beasley. The Daggy Hall box office will open 2 hours before the performance for will-call and ticket sales (subject to availability).

Free tickets for WSU students may be picked up in advance only at the Beasley Coliseum ticket office with valid ID.


WSU Performing Arts
(509) 335-8522