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Patten-Wing Theatre
Legend has it that if someone turns off the light illuminating the Darryl Patten memorial wall, it will inexplicably turn back on without anyone having been in the building. Rumor also has it that the theatre was haunted long before Patten’s death. Fact or fiction? Join the theatre crew and investigate for yourself.

Before chapel services were held in the campus center, the DWU community worshipped in the theatre. The three stained glass windows on the south wall of the theatre are a beautiful reminder of this bygone era.

The theatre is named after Darryl Patten, Class of 1960, a longtime associate professor of communication and theatre, and Mary Wing, a former associate professor from the same department who taught for more than 16 years. She was also Patten’s teacher. These servants to DWU died only nine days apart and in combined service devoted more than 36 years to the university. The Patten-Wing Theatre is home to DWU’s student theatre department and its productions.

Check out the communications and theatre department to learn more about how you can become involved.

Visitor Parking
Are you venturing into the historic Patten-Wing Theatre in Hughes Science Hall? The nearest parking to Hughes Science Hall is in the lot at Williams and W. University, and all along W. University Ave.

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