Fall 2021 Production:
Life is a Dream
by Pedro Calderón, translated & adapted by Nilo Cruz
Directed by Dr. Wind Dell Woods
Oct 29, 30 - 7:30pm
Nov 4, 5, 6 - 7:30 pm; Nov 6 - 2pm
A baroque mix of revolutionary politics, pop culture and semiotics based on the play by Pedro Calderón de la Barca. A young prince learns that life is just a dream from which we wake when we die. And that dreams may be as real as life.
The play's central themes are the conflict between free will and fate, as well as restoring one's honor. It remains one of Calderón's best-known and most studied works, and was listed as one of the 40 greatest plays of all time in The Independent.
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A festival of scenes selected from Full-Length Plays and directed by Students of Theatre 313: Directing Class. FREE Admission!
Mon/Tues Dec. 6, 7 - 7:30pm
By Many Wounds by Zinnie Harris - Directed by Alex Miller
Night, Mother by Marsha Norman - Directed by Allison Turek
Full Self by Claire Chafee - Directed by Sam Webb
Extremities by William Mastrosimone - Directed by Willard Franklin
Blithe Spirit by Noel Coward - Directed by Ayli Stabinsky
Spring 2022 Production
Indecent by Paula Vogel
A deeply moving play inspired by the true events surrounding the controversial 1923 Broadway debut of Sholem Asch’s God of Vengeance—a play seen by some as a seminal work of Jewish culture, and by others as an act of traitorous libel. INDECENT charts the history of an incendiary drama and the path of the artists who risked their careers and lives to perform it.
Feb 25, 26 - 7:30pm
Mar 3, 4, 5 - 7:30pm, Mar 5 - 2pm
Senior Theatre Festival:
Excerpts from plays selected, directed and performed by students
Show A: April 1,2 - 7:30pm; April 2 - 2pm Woman and Scarecrow
Show B April 15, 16 - 7:30pm; April 16 - 2pm - The Effect
Show C April 22, 23 - 7:30pm; April 23 - 2pm - 448 Psychosis