Cast of the current University Players production, “The Wolves.”DailyNews readers could win two tickets to see the current University Players production, “The Wolves.”

Dramatic contest puts theatre tickets on offer

University Players is offering DailyNews readers a chance to win two tickets to see its current production, The Wolves. The play chronicles the evolution of a girls’ soccer team over the course of a season, promising audiences equal measures of laughter and tears.

To enter the contest, just send your answers to the following trivia questions about wolves. The winner, selected at random from all correct responses received by 3 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, will receive two tickets to a performance.

  1. What is lycanthropy?
    a) a bacterial infection affecting the skin and nerves
    b) a fear of silver bullets
    c) the mythical transformation of a person into a wolf
    d) the study of full moons
  2. This author’s novel White Fang followed his earlier publication of The Call of the Wild.
    a) Theodore Dreiser
    b) Ernest Hemingway
    c) Rudyard Kipling
    d) Jack London
  3. Which mythical twins were suckled by a wolf?
    a) Castor and Pollux
    b) Phobos and Deimos
    c) Romulus and Remus
    d) Scylla and Charybdis

Contest is open to all readers of the DailyNews. Send an e-mail with your responses to One entry per contestant, please. Note: the decision of the judge in determining the most correct response is inviolable.

The Wolves continues at Essex Hall Theatre through Nov. 10. Wednesday through Saturday performances are at 8 p.m.; Sunday matinees are at 2 p.m. For more information or tickets, call the box office at 519-253-3000, ext. 2808, or visit