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2021 - 2022 Season

 
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October 2, 2021

FusionFest VIII
A Classic Play Festival

A part of Classics Day

Huff Center Field House 1 pm

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The Department of Theatre is fusing with the Department of Classics for this year’s festival! Continuing the tradition of presenting a series of ten-minute pieces, scenes from classical Greek and Roman plays—and notable contemporary adaptations thereof—will take the stage at Classics Day. Students remain at the helm of the festival as directors, actors, dramaturgs, and designers.

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October
7-10, 2021
Black Mountain
by Brad Birch

7:30 pm Thurs.-Sat.
2 pm-Sun.

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Rebecca and Paul are running away. Away from memories and mistakes.

They're trying to save their relationship. They need time and space. An isolated house in the country is the perfect place to work things out. They set themselves rules: they have to be honest, they have to listen and they have to be fair.

But you can't run forever. Especially when you're being followed.

Black Mountain
 is a tense psychological thriller about betrayal and forgiveness by winner of the Harold Pinter Commission Brad Birch.

directed by Todd Quick

Fusion Theatre


November 18-21, 2021
A Christmas Carol

by Charles Dickens
adapted by Barbara Field

A co-production with the Buchanan Center for the Arts

7:30 pm Thurs.-Sat.
2 pm-Sat. and Sun.

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Once again, the Department of Theatre teams up with The Buchanan Center for the Arts to present a large-scale community production of the holiday classic.

directed by Tamy Rankin

Wells Theater


February 17-20, 2022
The Revolutionists

by Lauren Gunderson

7:30 pm Thurs.-Sat.
2 pm-Sun.

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Four beautiful, badass women lose their heads in this irreverent, girl-powered comedy set during the French Revolution's Reign of Terror. Playwright Olympe de Gouges, assassin Charlotte Corday, former queen (and fan of ribbons) Marie Antoinette, and Haitian rebel Marianne Angelle hang out, murder Marat, and try to beat back the extremist insanity in 1793 Paris.This grand and dream-tweaked comedy is about violence and legacy, art and activism, feminism and terrorism, compatriots and chosen sisters, and how we actually go about changing the world. It's a true story. Or total fiction. Or a play about a play. Or a raucous resurrection...that ends in a song and a scaffold.

directed by Vanessa Campagna

Wells Theater

 



April 7-10, 2022

The Spoon River Project

adapted by Tom Andolora

In this beautiffully haunting play based on Edgar Lee Masters' Spoon River Anthology, the former residents of Spoon River examine life and the longing for what might have been. As the citizens reflect on the dreams, secrets, and regrets of their lives, they paint a gritty and honest portrait of the town as all of their pasts are illuminated

directed by Todd Quick

Wells Theater

 

 


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