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College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

Department of Theatre


Current Season

September 27, 2019 at 7:30pm

How I Learned to Drive, staged reading

A wildly funny, surprising and devastating tale of survival as seen through the lens of a troubling relationship between a young girl and her aunt's husband. 

Written by Paula Vogel
FREE Admission
Hamilton Hall

October 10 - 20, 2019


With the impact of a brick through a plate-glass window, Oleanna explores the destructiveness of miscommunication and excessive political correctness within academic politics, student/teacher power dynamics, and sexual harassment.

Written by David Mamet
Directed by Rick Barbour
JMAC Studios

October 31- November 10, 2019

Something Wicked Shakespeare's Macbeth

Ambition, power, murder, guilt, and magic combined with a little comedy and dance. Interweave these ingredients throughout Shakespeare's classic tragedy and you get an audacious production which stretches the boundaries of conventional theater.

Directed & Adapted by
Howard Lester |
Byron Theatre

January 17, 2020 at 7:30pm

Grounded, staged reading

When an unexpected pregnancy ends an ace fighter pilot's career in the sky, she is reassigned to operate military drones from a windowless trailer outside Las Vegas. As pressure mounts to track a high profile target, the boundaries between the desert in which she lives and the one she patrols half a world away begin to blur.
Written by George Brant
FREE Admission | Hamilton Hall

February 12 - 16, 2020

The Secret Paris Project

Equal parts campy romance, circus spectacular, and glossy black and white photography, this performance features an ensemble that will work with archival photographs, texts, and sounds to devise an original movement- and moment-driven performance.

Directed by Clare Hamoor
Byron Studio


February 27 - March 08, 2020

Killer Joe

Hired by the dissolute Smith family to murder the matriarch for insurance money, Killer Joe takes the daughter to bed as a retainer against his final payoff, which sets in motion a bloody aftermath as the "hit man" meets his match.

Written by Tracy Letts
Directed by Ashley Lauren Hamilton
Byron Theatre

April 23 - 26, 2020

Short Play Festival, Cycle 1

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

Byron Theatre

May 1, 2020 at 7:30pm

The Christians, staged reading

Today should be a day of celebration, but Pastor Paul is about to preach a sermon that will shake the foundations of his church's belief. A big-little play about faith in America—and the trouble with changing your mind.

Written by Lucas Hnath
FREE Admission
Hamilton Hall

May 28 - 31, 2020

Short Play Festival, Cycle 2

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

Byron Theatre