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Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

Department of Theatre

Degree Programs


Current Season

September 19, 2014

Cleansed, staged reading

A provocative play which probes the nightmarish world of twenty-somethings coming to grips with sexuality, social ostracism and the effects of drugs.

Written by Sarah Kane
FREE Admission
Byron Theatre

October 15 - 19, 2014

The Nina Variations

Anton Chekhov's star-crossed lovers Nina (a young actress) and Treplev (a young writer) play out forty-three variations on their famous final scene, pitting their vibrant wit and soaring passions against one another.

Written by Steven Dietz
Directed by Anne Penner
JMAC Studios

October 30 - November 9, 2014


A beautiful summer night begins a tangle of emotional intrigues, unrequited love, family quarrels, bungled seductions, unaccustomed idleness and the steady thrum of time passing.

Written by Anton Chekhov
Directed by Greg Ungar
Byron Theatre

January 16, 2015

Rapture, Blister Burn, staged reading

After university Catherine and Gwen chose opposite paths. Decades later, unfulfilled in opposite ways, each woman covets the other's life, and a dangerous game begins as each tries to claim the other's territory.

Written by Gina Gionfriddo
FREE Admission
Byron Theatre

February 11 - 15, 2015

An Evening of One Acts

Beth, Lobster Boy and The Dumb Waiter 

Written by Various Authors
Directed by Rick Barbour, Tony Ryan and Sarah Crockarell
JMAC Studios

February 26 - March 8, 2015

Stage Door

The play centers on a group of young girls who have come to New York to study acting and find jobs. The scene is Mrs. Orcutt's boarding house, where the hopes and ambitions of sixteen young women are revealed in scenes of entertaining comedy.

Written by Chuck Mee
Directed by Ashlee Temple
Byron Theatre

April 17, 2015 

God of Carnage, staged reading

What happens when two sets of parents meet up to deal with the unruly behavior of their children? A calm and rational debate between grown-ups or a hysterical night of name-calling, tantrums, and tears?

Written  by Yasmina Reza
Admission is FREE
Byron Theatre

April and May, 2015

Senior Capstone Festival

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

Byron Theatre
$10 Tickets
Free parking