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Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

Department of Theatre

Degree Programs

PRODUCTION

Current Season

September 25, 2015 at 7:30pm

Columbinus, staged reading

A play sparked by the April 1999 massacre at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado.  A merging of fact and fiction, the play examines adolescent culture via the events surrounding the shootings.

Written by Stephen Karam and PJ Paparelli
FREE Admission
Byron Theatre

October 15 - 25, 2015

Bad Jews

The night after their grandfather's funeral, three cousins engage in a verbal battle over a family heirloom.  A savage comedy about family, faith, and legacy.

Written by Joshua Harmon
Directed by Greg Ungar
JMAC Studios

November 5 - November 15, 2015

Two Rooms

An American teacher is held hostage in a dark room while his wife holds a vigil for him in an empty room in their house.  As they interact with one another in their minds, their imagined conversations affect their real life actions.

Written by Lee Blessing
Directed by Rick Barbour
Byron Theatre

January 15, 2016 at 7:30pm

Hir, staged reading

Paige, a former housewife, is detrmined to forge a deliriously liberated world for her two wayward children: Isaac, on leave from the Marines under dubious circumstances; and Max, tender, jaded, and sculpting a third-sex gender identity for hirself. 

Written by Taylor Mac
FREE Admission
Byron Theatre

February 10 - 14, 2016

Eurydice

A reimagining of the classic myth of Orpheus through the eyes of its heroine.  Dying too young on her wedding day, Eurydice must journey to the underworld, where she reunites with her father and struggles to remember her lost love.

Written by Sarah Ruhl
Directed by Anne Penner
Byron Studio

February 25 - March 6, 2016

Little Shop of Horrors

Seymour and Audrey are desperate to escape their dead-end lives on Skid Row when a strange and unusual plant starts making their dreams come true.  Too bad the plant lives on human blood. 

Book and Lyrics by Howard Ashman
Music by Alan Menken
Directed by Sarah Crockarell
Byron Theatre

April 13 - 17, 2016

Senior Capstone Festival, Cycle 1

Seniors direct a one-act play using the theatrical skills, techniques, perspectives and styles learned from our program.

JMAC Studios $10 Tickets

April 22, 2016 at 7:30pm

In the Next Room (or The Vibrator Play), staged reading 

Set in the 1880s and based on the bizarre historical fact that doctors used vibrators to treat 'hysterical' women, the play centers on a doctor and his wife and how his new therapy affects their entire household.

Written  by Sarah Ruhl
Admission is FREE
Byron Theatre

May 11 - 15, 2016

Senior Capstone Festival, Cycle 2

Seniors direct a one-act play using the theatrical skills, techniques, perspectives and styles learned from our program.

JMAC Studios $10 Tickets