2015/16 Season of Plays

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 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.

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.

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…

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.

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.

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 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.

Camille artwork


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 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.