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College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

Department of Theatre


Current Season

September 21, 2018 at 7:30pm

References to Salvador Dalí Make Me Hot, staged reading

Set in the desert of Barstow, CA, the wife of a career soldier dives into a surreal fantasy world and imagines the mating rituals between a coyote and a cat. 

Written by José Rivera
FREE Admission
Hamilton Hall

October 11 - 21, 2018

Savage/Love and Red Cross

A sequence of 19 poems, Savage/Love is a collection of monologues on the puzzles and vicissitudes of romantic love. In Red Cross, Shepard explores the vampire quality of language, the power it conveys and the treachery it entails.
Written by Sam Shepard & Joseph Chaikin
Directed by Ina Marlowe
JMAC Studios

November 1 - 11, 2018

The Shape of Things

A young student drifts into an ever-changing relationship with an art major while his best friends' engagement crumbles, so unleashing a drama that peels back the skin of two modern-day relationships. 

Written by Neil LaBute
Directed by Rick Barbour
Byron Theatre

January 25, 2019 at 7:30pm

U.S. Drag, staged reading 

Two young women in Manhattan seek love and happiness, but they'll settle for rent money. Along the way, they volunteer for a community advocacy group called SAFE ("Stay Away From Ed") named for an elusive serial attacker terrorizing the city.

Written by Gina Gionfriddo
Admission is FREE
Hamilton Hall

February 7 - 17, 2019

Tick, Tick... Boom!

This autobiographical musical by Jonathan Larson, the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning composer of Rent, is the story of a composer and the sacrifices that he made to achieve his big break in theatre.

Book, Lyrics, & Music by Jonathan Larson
Directed by Ashley Lauren Hamilton
JMAC Studios

February 28 - March 10, 2019

The Misanthrope

Alceste, a rebellious young aristocrat, has fallen in love with Celimene, a popular coquette who embodies all that Alceste despises in contemporary society. In this sparkling verse adaptation by Richard Wilbur, Molière's great comedy of character is as contemporary and modern now as it was at its premiere in 1666.

Written by Molière|Directed by Sabin Epstein | Byron Theatre

April 25 - 28, 2019

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 3, 2019 at 7:30pm

Rabbit Hole, staged reading

Becca and Howie Corbett have everything a family could want, until a life-shattering accident turns their world upside down and leaves the couple drifting perilously apart.

Written by David Lindsay-Abaire
FREE Admission
Byron Theatre

May 30 & 31, June 1 & 2, 2019

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