2015/16 Season

Artwork of show, Rumors

Rumors


In Neil Simon’s classic farce, a party hilariously spirals out of control when the hostess is nowhere to be found, and the host lies bleeding in the other room

Artwork for show, Love and Information

Love and Information


In this provocative and poignant play by acclaimed playwright Caryl Churchill, more than a hundred fascinating characters come to life.

Artwork for show, Mansfield Park

Mansfield Park


Romance is in the air in this lively adaptation of the classic novel by Jane Austen. Will Fanny Price finally find her heart’s desire?

The Quick-Change Room Art

The Quick-Change Room


In the waning days of the Soviet communist regime, the state-run Kuzlov Theatre in St. Petersburg is struggling. But a new production of Anton Chekhov’s The Three Sisters will surely turn things around.

Ring Round the Moon art

Ring Round the Moon


Identical twins (the scheming Hugo and the unassuming Frederic) compete for the favors of an elegant heiress in this enchanting comedy of mistaken identity and affairs of the heart.

You Can't Take it With You art

You Can’t Take It With You


Meet the freethinking, eccentric and loveable Sycamore family who live to enjoy themselves. Mayhem ensues when daughter Alice’s fiancé brings his conservative, straight-laced parents to dinner on the wrong night.

Marisol art

Marisol


There’s a war in heaven, and it’s spilling over into New York City. After Marisol’s guardian angel quits, the young copy editor is thrust into the throes of the battle in José Rivera’s darkly humorous apocalyptic urban fantasy.

La Ronde art

La Ronde


La Ronde bares the interwoven tale of a risqué roundelay of love affairs. Scrutinized upon its publishing in 1900 for its hypersexual content, Arthur Schnitzler’s provocative play examines morals and class ideology.

The Threepenny Opera


A seamy underworld of hoodlums, prostitutes and back-stabbers are our storytellers in this savage, biting commentary on modern morality.

Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992


Anna Deavere Smith’s stunning work of documentary theatre weaves a portrait of real individuals who experienced the violent aftermath of the 1992 Rodney King trial.

The Oresteia Project


Inspired by the seminal trilogy of tragedies by Aeschylus, this modern adaptation was created by the company of actors in a creative collaboration with director David Bridel.

The Learned Ladies


Love and knowledge battle it out in Molière’s rollicking satire on intellectual snobbery and pretension. This work is one of the comic master’s most beloved plays.

Camille artwork

Camille


The doomed love affair between a Parisian courtesan and a country nobleman in the 1840s is rendered for the modern stage in this adaptation of the Alexandre Dumas classic.

The Country Wife artwork

The Country Wife


One of the funniest comedies of the Restoration, The Country Wife paints a picture of a rakish hero named Horner, who regularly brags, cheats and lies to seduce the wives and daughters of London’s most prominent businessmen.

A Little Night Music art

A Little Night Music


A tangled web of intrigue surrounds famous actress Desirée Armfeldt and her weekend guests: an ex-lover, his much-younger bride and his son (a divinity student), her current paramour and his wife.

The Rimers of Eldritch art

The Rimers of Eldritch


For the first time, the considerable talents of the Bachelor of Fine Arts sophomore class will be highlighted in two plays.

New Works Festival Year 2 artwork

New Works Festival: Year 2


A workshop of plays featuring diverse new works by the School of Dramatic Arts’ second-year MFA Dramatic Writing students.

Breath, Boom


Sixteen-year-old Prix is already a hardened female gang leader. The cycle of violence and abuse that permeates her life is unflinchingly chronicled in Kia Corthron’s Obie Award-winning play.

Book of Days artwork

Book of Days


When murder roars through a small Missouri town, Ruth Hoch begins her own quest to find truth and honesty amid small town jealousies, religion, greed…

New Works Festival Year 2 art

New Works Festival: Year 3


The three plays by the graduating playwrights of the MFA Dramatic Writing program, will be presented as staged readings with professional actors and directors.

New Works Festival: Year 1


The first public readings of exciting new works by the School of Dramatic Arts’ first-year MFA Dramatic Writing students.