Skip to main content

Water by the Spoonful

By Quiara Alegría Hudes
Directed by Ji Won Jeon

May 20–29, 2022

Fri., 5/20 @ 7:30 p.m.
Sat., 5/21 @ 7:30 p.m.
Sun., 5/22 @ 2 p.m.
Thurs., 5/26 @ 7:30 p.m.
Fri., 5/27 @ 7:30 p.m.
Sat., 5/28 @ 7:30 p.m.
Sun., 5/29 @ 2 p.m.

Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts
Ethel M. Barber Theater
30 Arts Circle Drive

>> Purchase Tickets

Ticket Pricing

General Public $25
Senior Citizens (62+) $22
NU Faculty, Staff and Emeriti $20
Full-Time non-NU Students (under 35 and children) $10
Full-Time NU Students $6 in advance, $10 at the door

A per ticket service charge will be added to all online ($3 per ticket), phone ($2 per ticket), and mail purchases ($3 per ticket). A $5 charge per each Wirtz Center FLEXPASS order.

Health and Safety Guidelines

Water by the Spoonful is a heartfelt, poetic meditation on people at the brink of redemption and self-discovery during a time of heightened uncertainty. Working in a sandwich shop in his hometown of Philadelphia, Elliot has returned from Iraq and struggles to find his place in the world. In a chat room, recovering addicts forge an unbreakable bond of support and love. The boundaries of family and community are stretched across continents and cyberspace as birth families splinter and online families collide.  Hudes is the Tony-nominated writer of In the Heights and wrote the screenplay for the movie.