A girls indoor soccer team warms up. From the safety of their suburban stretch circle, the team navigates big questions and wages tiny battles with all the vim and vigor of a pack of adolescent warriors. A portrait of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness for nine American girls who just want to score some goals.
Performances in Moore Theatre, inside the Green Center for the Performing Arts, are Nov 21 – 23 beginning at 7:30 p.m. The Nov 24 performance begins at 1 p.m. General admission tickets are $10, students $5.
The Wolves is a 2016 play by 29-year-old playwright Sarah DeLappe, premiering Off-Broadway at The Duke at 42nd Street. The DePauw production is directed by Gigi Jennewein, part-time Assistant Professor of Communication and Theatre. She was instrumental in creating ArtsFest, the Student Arts Council and the annual community-outreach course for Putnam County high schoolers called Fall Festival of Shakespeare.
A professional actor and director, Jennewein’s professional theatre credits include work with the Indianapolis-based Phoenix Theatre where her engagements include directing the Indiana premiere of The Vagina Monologues and performing in Tribes by Nina Raine. She has appeared on stage at the Indiana Repertory Theatre, the Brown County Playhouse and Indiana State University’s Crossroads Repertory Theatre, and she currently moonlights as an acting instructor for Indianapolis Repertory Theatre, teaching classes for high school students and adults.