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2018 - 2019 Season
 
FusionFest V
September, '18

 



A Midsummer Night's Dream
by William Shakespeare
October, '18



The Pitchfork Disney
by Phillip Ridley
October, '18



Almost, Maine
by John Cariani
November, '18


The Wolves
by Sarah DeLappe
February, '19

Oliver!
by Lionel Bart
April, '19

 

2017 - 2018 Season
 
FusionFest
September, '17

 



Pieces of Glaspell
by Susan Glaspell
October, '17



Saving Toyland
adapted by Ron Zank

from Babes in Toyland by MacDonough and Herbert 

 November,  '17



The Pitchfork Disney

by Philip Ridley
February, '18


And Baby Makes Seven
by Paula Vogel
April, '18

 

2016 - 2017 Season
 
FusionFest
September, '16

 



Oedipus Rex
by Sophocles
adapted by Ron Zank
October, '16

 

 

 

 



The Crucible
by Arthur Miller November,  '16



Meet Me in St. Louis

songs by Hugh Martin and Ralph Blane; Book by Hugh Wheeler
April, '17


The Flattering Word
by Aphra Behn
April, '17
The Man of Infinite Sadness
by Aphra Behn
April, '17

 

 

2015 - 2016 Season
 
FusionFest
September, '15

 



Tribes
by Nina Raine October, '15

 

 

 

 



The Nutcracker adapted by June Walker Rogers November,  '15



Night Sky
by Susan Yankowitz
Feb., '16


The Rover
by Aphra Behn
April, '16
 
 
2014 - 2015 Season
 
FusionFest
September, '14

 



Frankenstein
by Mary Shelley
adapted by Alden Nowlan and Walter Learning
November, '14

 

 

 

 



Directors' Showcase: One Act Plays

November, '14



Stop Kiss

by Diana Son
Feb.-March, 2015


A Year With Frog and Toad
book and lyrics by Willie Reale
music by Robert Reale

April, 2015
2013 - 2014 Season
 
The Fourposter
by Jan De Hartog
October, '13

 



The Good Doctor
by Neil Simon

October, '13

 

 

 

 



A Christmas Carol

by Charles Dickens
November, '13



The Awesome '80s Prom

Feb.-March, 2014


Twelfth Night
by William Shakespeare April, 2014

2012 - 2013 Season
 
The Bacchae
by Euripides
October, '12

 



The Frog Prince
by Eric Idle

November, '12

 

 

 

 



Hairspray

by Marc Shaiman, Scott Wittman, Mark O'Donnell and Thomas Meehan
March, '13



August: Osage County
April, '13


Directing Class One Acts
April-May, '13

 


2011 - 2012 Season
 
Dog Sees God
by Bert V. Royal
October, '11

 



A Christmas Carol
by Charles Dickens

November, '11

 

 

 

 



The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later
by the Tectonic Theater Project
March, '12



A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
April, '12


The Zoo Story
by Edward Albee
May, '12

 


2010 - 2011 Season
 
The Learned Ladies
by Moliere
Sept.-Oct., '10

 



The Vagina Monologues
by Eve Ensler

October, '10

 

 

 

 



The Three Sisters
by Chekhov
November
, '10



Directing Class One Acts

Nov.-Dec., '10


The Children's Hour
by Lillian Hellman
February, '11

 



The Tempest

by Shakespeare
April, '11



 

 

 

 

 

   
2009 - 2010 Season
 
Fat Men in Skirts
by Nicky Silver
October, '09

 



A Christmas Carol
by
Charles Dickens
November, '09

 

 

 

 

 

 



Cherry Docs
by David Gow
February, '10



The Homecoming
by Harold Pinter
February, '10



Sweeney Todd
April-May, '09



 

 

 

 

 


 
2008 - 2009 Season
 
The Shape of Things
by Neil LaBute
October, '08

 



Lysistrata
by
Aristophanes
November, '08

 

 

 

 

 

 



A Night at the Mercury Theater: War of the Worlds
by Orson Welles
February 26-March 1, '09



Our American Cousin
by Tom Taylor
April, '09



Directing Class One Acts
April-May, '09



 

 

 

 

 


   
 
2007 - 2008 Season
The Baltimore Waltz
by
Paula Vogel
Nov '07


A Christmas Carol
by Charles Dickens
Nov-Dec '07

 


                       
Death and the Maiden
by Ariel Dorfman
Feb '08

 


Waiting for Godot
by Samuel Beckett
Feb-March '08


 

Urinetown the Musical
by Hollman and Kotis
April '08


Directing Class One Acts
April '08
 
 

   
 

2006 - 2007 Season

   
Moliere Than Thou
by Tim Mooney


A Streetcar Named Desire
by Tennessee Williams
Oct '06

 


                       
Proof

by David Auburn
Nov '06

 


Student Production: Holiday Mishaps
by Gregory Malak
Dec '06


 

Scenes from Shakespeare's
Hamlet and Othello

by
William Shakespeare
March '07

REPERTORY THEATRE


Woycezk
by Georg Buchner
April '07

 

REPERTORY THEATRE


The Blue Room
by David Hare
April '07

 
   

Directing Class One Acts

May '07

 

2005 - 2006 Season

 
The Importance of Being Earnest
by Oscar Wilde
Oct '05


She Stoops to Conquer
by Oliver Goldsmith
Nov '05

 


                       
A Christmas Carol

by Charles Dickens
Dec '05

 


Gint
by Romulus Linney
Feb '06


 

The Music Man
by
Meredith Willson
April '06


Directing Class One Acts

May '06
   

2004 - 2005 Season

   
The Van Gogh Exhibit
Shantz Theatre


Play On!
by Rick Abbot
Oct '04

 


                       
Beyond Therapy
by Christopher Durang
Nov '04

 


The Vagina Monologues
by Eve Ensler
Feb '05


 

The Trojan Women
by Euripedes
March '05


The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)
by Jess Winfield, Daniel Singer and Adam Long
May '05
   

2003 - 2004 Season

   
Tartuffe
A classic comedy
by Moliere
Nov '03

The Chairs
Theatre of the Absurd
by Ionesco
Nov '03

The Trial of the
Big Bad Wolf

Children's Theatre

The White Liars
Black Comedy
by Peter Shaffer
Feb '04

 

 

She Loves Me
a romantic musical
April '04

Directing Class
One Acts

   

2002 - 2003 Season

   
Macbeth
Oct-Nov '02

   
The Stars Will Never Fall
Nov '02

   
Christmas in December
Dec '02
 
   
The Laramie Project
Feb-March '03
 

   
Major Barbara
April '03

   
Directing Class One-Acts
May '03

   

2001 - 2002 Season

   
Do Black Patent Leather Shoes Really Reflect Up?
Aug-Sept '01

   
The Visit
Oct '01
   
The Smartest Woman in the Kingdom
Nov '01
   
A Respectable Wedding
Feb '02
   
The Vagina Monologues
Feb '02
   
Bingo
April '02
   
One Acts
May '02
 
   

2000 - 2001 Season

   
What a Good Woman Needs
Nov '00
   
Nuncrackers
Dec '00
   
Lincoln's Lagoon
Feb '01
   
The Pirates of Penzance
April '01
   
One Acts
May '01
 
   
1999 - 2000 Season
   
Pump Boys and Dinettes
Aug-Sept '99
   
Dark of the Moon
Oct '99
   
Three by David Ives
Nov '99
 
   
Rumpelstiltskin
Nov '99
 
   
Hay Fever
Feb '00
   
The Merry Wives of Windsor
April '00
   
One-Act Plays
May '00
   
1998 - 1999 Season
   
One Flea Spare
Oct '98
   
Our Country's Good
Nov '98
   
Christmas The Play
Dec '98
   
A Set of Triplets
March '99
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Celebration
April-May '99
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One Acts
May '99
 
   

1997 - 1998 Season

   
Electra
Oct '97
   
Eleemosynary
Nov '97
   
One Acts
Dec '97
 
   
Our Town
Feb-March '98
 
   
The Antics of Romantics
April-May '98
   

1996 - 1997 Season

   
The Mystery of Edwin Drood
Oct-Nov '96
   
A Christmas Carol
Dec '96

 
   
Arcadia
Feb-March '97
   
Painting Churches
April '97
   
One Acts
May '97
 
   

1995 - 1996 Season

   
A Winter's Tale
Nov '95
   
One Acts
Dec '95
 
   
A Lie of the Mind
Feb '96
   
Broken Glass
Feb '96
   

The Madwoman of Chaillot
Apr '96

 

1994 - 1995 Season

   
The Heidi Chronicles
Oct '94
   
A Christmas Carol
Dec '94
   

One Acts
Dec '94

 
   
Joined at the Head
Feb '95
   

Into the Woods
April '95

   
 

1993 - 1994 Season

   
Playboy of the Western World
Oct '93
   
One Acts
Dec '93
   
All My Sons
Feb '94
   

Reader's Theater "Relationships"
April '94

   
Harvey
July '94
   
 

1992 - 1993 Season

   
Man of La Mancha
Oct-Nov '92
   
A Christmas Carol
Dec '92
   

Cherry Orchard
Feb '93

   

Bleacher Bums
July '93

   

1991 - 1992 Season

   
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Oct '91
   
One Acts
Dec '91
 
   
Crimes of the Heart
Feb-March '92
   
Noises Off!
April '92
   

The Dining Room
July '92

   

1990 - 1991 Season

   
The Lion in Winter
Nov '90
   
Joseph and His Amazing Techncolor Dreamcoat
Feb '91
   
Top Girls
April '91
   

Catch Me If You Can
July '91

   

1989 - 1990 Season

   
Medea
Oct '89
   
Death Trap
Nov '89
   
Reader's Theatre
Feb '90
   

The Increased Difficulty of Concentration
April '90

   

One Acts

 
   

1988 - 1989 Season

   
Tartuffe
Oct '88
   
Agnes of God
Jan-Feb '89
   
American Buffalo
Feb '89
   

The Skin of Our Teeth
April '89

   

The Curse of an Aching Heart
July '89

   

1987 - 1988 Season

   
Much Ado About Nothing
Oct '87
   
One Acts
Nov '87
 
   
Quilters
April-May '88
   

Tribute
May '88

   

Talley & Son
Feb '88

   

1986 - 1987 Season

   
The Crucible
Oct '86
   
When Your Number Is Up
Jan '87
 
   
Arms and the Man
Feb '87
   

The Braggart Soldier
Spring '87

   

1985 - 1986 Season

   
The Diviners
Oct '85
   
One Acts
Nov '85
 
   
Angel Street
Feb '86
   
Butterflies Are Free
Feb '86
   

Working
April '86

   

1984 - 1985 Season

   
Antigone
Oct '84
   
Hotel California
Feb '85
   
After Margritte
Feb '85
 
   

The Butler Did It
March '85

 
   
The Caucasian Chalk Circle
April '85
   
The Odd Couple
June '85
 
   

1983 - 1984 Season

   
The Comedy of Errors
Oct '83
   
The Christmas Stranger
Dec '83
 
   
The Last Unicorn
Jan-Feb '84
   

The Seahorse
Jan-Feb '84

   
One Acts
Feb '84
 
   
The Elephant Man
April '84
   
My Three Angels
June '84
   

1982 - 1983 Season

   
Lysistrata
Oct '82
   
The Belle of Amherst
Nov '82
 
   
The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe
Dec '82
 
   

The Hot House
Feb '83

   
Thieves' Carnival
May '83
   
The Curious Savage
July '83
   

1981 - 1982 Season

   
Rhinoceros
Oct-Nov '81
   
The Empty Room
Dec '81
 
   
Hedda Gablea
Feb '82
   

Six Rms Riv Vu
Feb '82

   
The Apple Tree
April-May '82
   

1980 - 1981 Season

   
The Taming of the Shrew
Oct '80
   
The Long Christmas Dinner
Dec '80
   
The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds
Feb '81
 
   
One Acts
March '81
 
   

Whose Life is it Anyway
May '81

   
Don't Drink the Water
July '81
   

1979 - 1980 Season

   
The Adding Machine
Oct '79
   
A Christmas Carol
Dec '79
   
Vanities
Feb '80
   
You're a Good Man Charlie Brown
Feb '80
   

Ten Little Indians
May '80

   
You Can't Take it With You
July '80
   

1978 - 1979 Season

   
The Physicists
Oct '78
   
Chamber Music
Nov '78
 
   

Candida
Feb '79

   
One Acts
March '79
 
   
The Frogs
May '79
   
See How They Run
July '79
   

1977 - 1978 Season

   
The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail
Oct '77
   
Equus
Feb '78
   
The Learned Ladies
April '78
   

Barefoot in the Park
July '78

   

1976 - 1977 Season

   
The Real Inspector Hound
Oct '76
   
As You Like It
Feb '77
 
   
Bacchus
March '77
 
   

Godspell
May '77

   
Plaza Suite
May '77
   
Blithe Spirit
July '77
   

1975 - 1976 Season

   
Arsenic and Old Lace
Oct '75
   
Death of a Salesman
Feb '76
   

1974 - 1975 Season

   
One Flew Over the Cukoo's Nest
Nov '74
 
   
The Birthday Party
Feb '75
   
One Acts
March '75
 
   

The Madness
May '75

 
   

1973 - 1974 Season

   
Dark of the Moon
Nov '73
   
Feiffer's People
Nov '73
 
   
News Releases on Little Theatre
'73-'74
 
   

She Stoops to Conquer
Feb '74

   
Creativity-Intro to Theatre
March '74
 
   
The Last Sweet Days
April '74
   
Acting Recital:
Krapps Last Tape; The Brute; The Passing of an Acto
May '74
 
   
No Exit
May '74
 
   
110 In the Shade
Summer '74
 
   
Androcles and the Lion
Summer '74
   
The Fantasticks
Summer '74
 
   
Fashion
Summer '74
 
   
General Showboat
Summer '74
   
Wait Until Dark
Summer '74
 
   
Harvey
Summer '74
 
   

1972 - 1973 Season

   
The Playroom
Oct '72
 
   
Loot
Nov '72
 
   
Hercules
Jan '73
 
   

Moonchildren
Feb '73

 
   
The Serpant
May '73
 
   
One Acts
May '73
 
   

1971 - 1972 Season

   
Joe Egg
Nov '71
 
   
One Acts
Nov '71
 
   
Twelth Night
March '72
   

Intimate Relations
May '72

 
   
Threepenny Opera
May '72
   

1970 - 1971 Season

   
A Company of Wayward Saints
Oct-Nov '70
   
Peer Gynt
Feb '71
   
Love Rides the Rails
May '71
   

Oriental Theatre
May '71

   
One Acts
June '71
 
   

1969 - 1970 Season

   
Black Comedy
Oct '69
   
Summer Tree
Dec '69
 
   
A Man's A Man
Feb '70
   

Waking
March '70

 
   
One Acts
March '70
 
   
The Fantasticks
May '70
   

1968 - 1969 Season

   
The Servant of Two Masters
Nov '68
   
Marat Sade
Feb '69
   
One Acts
March '69
 
   
Reynard the Fox
Spring '69
   

1967 - 1968 Season

   
The Inspector General
Nov '67
 
   
Wet Rock
Nov '67
 
   
The Killer
March '68
 
   

Little Mary Sunshine
May '68

 
   

1966 - 1967 Season

   
One Acts
Dec '66
 
   
The Prodigal
March '67
   
The Subject Was Roses
April '67
 
   
Major Barbara
May '67
   

1965 - 1966 Season

   
George Washington Slept Here
Oct '65
   
The Firebugs
Feb '66
 
   
The Last Question
April '66
 
   

For Heaven's Sake
May '66

 
   
A Midsummer Night's Dream
May '66
   
The Madwoman
May '66
   

1964 - 1965 Season

   
The Grass Harp
Oct-Nov-'64
   
One Acts
Dec '64
 
   
The Queen and the Rebels
March '65
   
The Imaginary Invalid
May '65
   

The Old Maid
June '65

 
   

1963 - 1964 Season

   
Outward Bound
Oct-Nov '63
   
Santa Claus
Dec '63
 
   
Charles the Second
Winter '63
 
   

Antigone
Feb '64
 

   
Thurber Carnival
May '64
   
The Medium
June '64
 
   

1962 - 1963 Season

   
Cradle Song
Nov '62
 
   
Rashomon
May '63
 
   

1961 - 1962 Season

   
Murder in the Cathedral
Feb '62
 
   
Dance Pantomime Show: An Evening without Words
May '62
 
   
One Acts
March '62
 
   
The Glass Menagerie
May '62
 
   

1960 - 1961 Season

   
Charley's Aunt
Oct '60
Directed by Howard Gongwer  
   
Medea
Dec '60
   
The Great God Brown
Spring '61
 
   

Freshmen Plays

 
   

1959 - 1960 Season

   
Three Men on a Horse
Nov '59
 
   
Lost Horizon
Dec '59
 
   
Richard III
March '60
 
   

1958 - 1959 Season

   
Heaven Can Wait
Nov '58
Directed By Parker Zellers
   
The Heiress
Dec '58
 
   
Arms and the Man
April '59
 
   

1957 - 1958 Season

   
Perils of Pamona
Nov '57
 
   
The Lark
Dec '57
 
 

1956 - 1957 Season

   
The Hasty Heart
Oct '56
Directed by Parker Zellers 
   
Night Must Fall
March '57
Directed by Parker Zellers  
   
Time Out for Ginger
April '57
Directed by William R. Durham  
   

1955 - 1956 Season

   
The Curious Savage
Nov '55
Directed by Howard Gongwer
   
Hamlet
 
Adapted and Directed by  Howard Gongwer
   
The Importance of Being Earnest
March '55 
Directed by Howard Gongwer
   

Ramshackle Inn
April '56

Directed by  Sally Smith
   

1954 - 1955 Season

The Crucible
Dec '54
 
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

1953 - 1954 Season

January Thaw
Dec '53
Directed by  Howard Gongwer
   
Good Bye, My Fancy
April and May '54
Directed by  Howard Gongwer
   
Land of the Dragons
March '54
Directed by  Howard Gongwer
   
Love Rides the Rails
Nov '54
 
   
Two Blind Mice
June '54
Directed by  Howard Gongwer

1952 - 1953 Season

   
Knight of the Burning Pestle  
   
Beyond the Horizon  
   
Caesar and Cleopatra  
   

The Young and Fair

 
   

1951 - 1952 Season

   
Charley's Aunt  
   
Medea  
   
The Great God Brown  
   

Freshmen Plays

 
   

Current Season

 

THEATRE in the NEWS

2019-20 Season Schedule Announced

ALUMNI NEWS

Mike Fotis '99
Joe Bozic '99
Danette Forbes'90

Matt Fotis '01
Kyle Anderson '03
Missy Metz '09
Kerry Bean '81


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