Photo from In the Heightss
In the Heights (2017)

Welcome Home!

We are excited to welcome you back to Wheelock Family Theatre to celebrate 40 years of live theatre transforming lives!

Join us October 2nd from 4pm to 6:30pm for an afternoon of fun-filled activities, exciting entertainment, and a chance to reconnect with old friends and make new ones.

Navigate this page to RSVP, purchase your family reunion t-shirt, learn more about event logistics and safety protocols and more!

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After many months of being apart, missing holidays and important events, we can finally be together again, and we want to celebrate! Part picnic, part performance, part creative playground, we will honor WFT’s 40th anniversary through an afternoon of food and  family fun, while we kick-off this 10 year initiative to collect stories of our past while creating new ones along the way.

SCHEDULE

1:00PM to 5:00PM- COSTUME SALE

Shop from WFT’s costume stock to find the perfect costume for your next outing or just because! Located in the theater lobby.

4:00PM TO 6:30PM – 40TH FAMILY REUNION

Interactive workshops, WFT Trivia & Games, Step & Repeat Photobooth, T-shirts & more! The afternoon will be concluded with a few BIG announcements as well as a performance featuring performers from past WFT productions. Bring your picnic basket and blanket and catch up with your WFT family! Located on the campus green.

Where the Mountain Meets the Moon (2014)
Where the Mountain Meets the Moon (2014)

This event will be interpreted in American Sign Language and audio described.

RSVP’s are required for the health and safety of those in attendance.

The King & I (1987)
The King & I (1987)
Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka (2019)
Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka (2019)
The Sound of Music (2005)
The Sound of Music (2005)
Cast of Billy Elliot
Billy Elliot (2017)

Order an exclusive limited edition 40th anniversary t-shirt!

Shirt Pre-Sale closes at midnight tonight, 9/15! Click the link below to buy your shirt!

A limited number of shirts and select sizes will be available at the event.

T-Shirt Front
T-Shirt Back

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Looking for the perfect Halloween costume? Or perhaps your just in need of that special piece to add a spark to your wardrobe.
Join us on October 2nd from 1pm to 5pm for our second costume sale! Happening in the theater lobby, we’ll be selling pieces  from past productions and fabric we no longer can hold onto. From the everyday to the extraordinary – there is something for everyone and for every age! Cash or credit cards are accepted.
Masks are required indoors.

The health and safety of the WFT community is our highest priority. We have put the following protocols and policies in place for our family reunion to ensure everyone in attendance has an enjoyable and safe time.

  • The majority of our event will take place outdoors and will encourage social distancing whenever possible. If you feel more comfortable wearing a mask outdoors, please do! 
  • When indoors everyone older than 2 yrs old will be required to wear masks. Please review BU’s mask-wearing requirements here. The only activities that take place indoors are our costume sale and when attendees need to use the bathroom. 
  • Everyone will be required to RSVP prior to the event to gather a comprehensive list of those in attendance.
  • Event staff will use a contactless check-in process at the event.
  • All performers will be socially distanced from each other and from the audience while performing.
  • Our event will be designed to limit or avoid all sharing of objects. Objects that must be shared among participants will be cleaned between users.
Ragtime (2019)
It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's Superman (1982)

This event will take place on Boston University’s Fenway Campus – the home of Wheelock Family Theatre.  To learn about how to get here by train or car click here. See the campus map below for the location of the reunion.

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Have general questions about the event? Send us an email at WFTTix@bu.edu or you can call us at 617.353.3001.

For specific questions around access and accessibility services offered for the event please contact Audience Services Manager Jamie Aznive, Jaznive@bu.edu or 617.353.1451

Disney's Beauty & the Beast (2018)