Welcome to our 2012-2013 season!
Mr. Marmalade by Noah Haidle
Lucy’s imaginary friend turns sinister as she forms a new bond with a real boy. This dark comedy examines the scars of abuse through a cast of characters both real and imagined: a largely absent mother, an oversexed babysitter, talking plants, and a suicidal five-year-old.
Directed by David Haugen
The Elizabeth Evans Baker Theater October 3-13, 2012
Assassins by Stephen Sondheim & John Weidman
An anarchist firearms proprietor, a darkly charismatic John Wilkes Booth, and a cast of aspiring presidential assassins vie to "hit the prez and win a prize!" Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman's musical treks through American history asking: whether for love, money, recognition, or a cause, why not kill the president?
Directed by Lee Kinney (MFA 2013 candidate)
The Forum Theater November 28-December 8, 2012
Lysistrata by Aristophanes (adapt. by Ellen McLaughlin)
In a bold maneuver to broker peace, Lysistrata unites the women of Greece in a sex strike. Dance, music, and ribald comedy animate this stripped-down adaptation of Aristophanes’ classic anti-war play.
Directed by Brian Evans
The Forum Theater February 20-February 28, 2013
The Rose Tattoo by Tennessee Williams
When her husband dies, Serafina delle Rose sequesters herself from the world. But as her daughter comes of age and pursues the affections of a sailor, will Serafina allow young Rosa’s love to blossom? This comedy from Tennessee Williams explores the price of devotion and the lies that love engenders.
Directed by Emily Penick (MFA 2013 candidate) The Baker Theater (Kantner Hall) March 27-April 6, 2013
Seabury Quinn Jr., Playwrights’ Festival
Featured Performances: April 17 - 27 Festival Readings: April 24-April 27
The Seabury Quinn Jr., Playwrights’ festival celebrates the work of the playwright. Works in progress by student playwrights are directed, read and performed (often for the first time in public) and are evaluated by guest artists. Forum Theater, RTV Building