The Conservatory Presents 'Water by the Spoonful' Feb. 26-28; Playwright Discussion March 2

The Conservatory of Theatre Arts at Webster University presents Water by the Spoonful by Quiara Alegría Hudes, streaming Feb. 26-28.

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Water by the Spoonful tells the story is an uplifting and heartfelt meditation on broken lives, forgiveness, and the strength to carry on. An Iraq War veteran and recovering addict finds solace in an online chat room as he struggles to reconnect with his mother—herself a recovering addict.

Reserve Tickets for Feb. 26-28

Water by the Spoonful is available for streaming any time between Feb. 26-28. Reserve your tickets at

Playwright Discussion March 2

Qiara Alegria HudesJoin us also for an exciting special event on Tuesday, March 2, at 4 p.m. CST: a virtual conversation with playwright Quiara Alegría Hudes. Click here to pre-register.

This event is co-sponsored by Webster’s Speakers Committee, the Conservatory, the English Department, and Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies. 

Hudes (barrio feminist and joyous mischief maker) is the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright of Water By the Spoonful. She is the author of a memoir, My Broken Language. She wrote the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical In the Heights and the film adaptation hitting screens this June with Lin-Manuel Miranda. Learn more about Hudes on her website,

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