2008-09 Season

Fall Faculty-Directed Production
October 2008

One Mad Day! by William J. Royce's adaptation of Beaumarchais'
The Marriage of Figaro
Directed by Jac Royce
Scenic Design by Kurt Walls
Costume Design by Mishka Navarre
Lighting Design by Kurt Walls
Production Photos by Kurt Walls
Program, Poster

Directing Class One Acts

December 2008

  • The Rock Garden by Sam Shepard, directed by David Wolf
  • The Proposal by Anton Chekhov, directed by Adam Colton
  • A Thing of Beauty by Maurice Berger, directed by Maggie Milligan
  • The Drowning of Manhattan by John Ford Noonan, directed by Grant Freeman
  • Her Name is Kathy by Donna deMateo, directed by Anna Rowley
  • Kitty the Waitress by Christopher Durang, directed by Megan Knottingham
  • The Boor by Anton Chekhov, directed by Jake Sherman
  • Nina in the Morning by Christopher Durang, directed by Peter Frost
  • The Game of Chess by Kenneth Sawyer Goodman directed by Pat Casados
  • Memorable Moments with Strangers by Solomon Olmstead, directed by Dane Goulet
  • Deus Ex by Jules Tasca, directed by Emily Strait
  • Wanda's Visit by Christopher Durang, directed by Matt Beman
  • The 15 Minute Hamlet by Tom Stoppard, directed by Julia Welch
Spring Faculty-Directed Production
February 2009


Uncle Vanya
by Anton Chekhov
Directed by Marilyn Bennett, Guest Director
Scene Design by
Costume Design by
Lighting Design by
Production Photos by Kurt Walls
Poster, Program


Senior Theatre Festival
April 2009
Three full-length plays - three weekends in April. Audition dates and play selections announced in early December. Tickets for each show: $8 general, $6 UPS student/faculty/staff, senior citizen, student. Tickets available at the Student Info Center, Wheelock Student Center, remaining tickets available at the door. Call 253.879-3419 for credit card reservation.

  • The Woman in Black by Stephen Mallatratt, directed by Pat Casados
  • The Gene Pool by Christi Stewart-Brown, directed by Rachel Wolfe
  • Peter Pan by J. M. Barrie, in a new version by John Caird and
    Trevor Nunn, directed by Peter Frost
  • Death and the Maiden by Ariel Dorfman, directed by Megan Knottingham