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Wiley and the Hairy Man

Written by Suzan Zeder
Music by Harry Pickens
Directed by Kathryn Chase Bryer

Feb. 11 - March 15

Tickets: $10+

This traditional tall tale tells of Wiley who lives in fear of the Hairy Man who lurks in the swamp. When Wiley’s Momma attempts to prepare him to confront the wicked trickster, he pays little mind. As Wiley ventures into the swamp, he is forced to think on his feet in order to outwit his opponent. Will Wiley succeed in banishing the big bully from the territory? 
Best for Ages 6+ TICKETS>>

Special Extras:

- A limited amount of $10 tickets will be available for each performance over the phone through the Box Office courtesy of the Jim and Carol Trawick Foundation. These tickets will go on sale for the following week's performances on Monday mornings at 10:00 a.m. For more information call 301-280-1660.
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See What the Critics Are Saying:

"5 Stars! Imagination Stage’s production of Wiley and the Hairy Man is tons of fun!" - DCMTA

"Imagination Stage does a fantastic job of bringing a story written 40 years ago to life, and 'everybody knows that' you shouldn’t miss this show." - MD Theatre Guide

"The play’s Southern music and timeless story definitely works its magic." - Our Kids

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Groups Save Big!

• 10-49 people = 20% off
• 50-99 people = 30% off
• 100+ people = 40% off

Contact Mary Cecere, Group Sales Associate, for more details at 301-280-1664, or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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ASL interpreted perfomance-2/22
at 4 p.m.

Contact the box office about
accessible seating

Large print programs available on request

Assisted listening devices available

Sensory-friendly performance-2/22 at 11 a.m.

For information on the Wiley and the Hairy Man Sensory-Friendly (SF) performance and details on other upcoming SF performances, click here.
Please contact our Box Office directly for information regarding ASL interpreted performances. Please note, our Box Office staff is trained in receiving calls through relay and VRS.


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4908 Auburn Avenue
Bethesda, MD 20814
Info: 301-961-6060
Box Office: 301-280-1660

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