The Department of Theater presents several faculty directed and designed theater productions featuring our students on stage and behind the scenes throughout the year. Tickets are required for all mainstage, faculty directed shows and can be purchased through the Williams Center ticket office. Student productions do not require tickets and are free. All theater productions this year will take place in the Weiss Theater in Buck Hall, downtown on Lafayette’s Williams Arts Campus on North 3rd Street.
A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Running time: 2 hours + 15 min. intermission)
By William Shakespeare
Directed by Jarrod Yuskauskas
Oct. 19th-21th at 7:30p.m., Oct. 22nd at 2:00p.m.
In Shakespeare’s classic comedy of magic and mayhem, mischievous fairies put love to the test during a chaotic romp in the Athenian woods.
Miracle on 34th Street
Based on the film by George Seaton
Directed by Michael O’Neill
Nov. 30th – Dec. 2nd at 7:30 p.m. & Dec. 3rd at 2:00 p.m.
This 1947 Lux Radio Theater broadcast of the beloved Christmas film Miracle on 34th Street invites audiences to believe in Santa Claus and the magic of the holiday season.
The Book Club Play
By Karen Zacarías
Directed by Mary Jo Lodge
Feb 29th – March 2nd at 7:30p.m., March 3rd at 2:00p.m.
In Karen Zacarias’ hit comedy about books and the readers who love them, a book club becomes the subject of a famous documentary filmmaker’s work with hilarious results.
Directing Class Performances
Featuring the work of students in THTR 314 Stage Direction Course
May 3rd at 7:30p.m., May 4th at 2:00p.m.
Student directors will present scenes drawn from American classics like Eugene O’Neill’s Ah Wilderness!
Featuring the work of Senior Theater Majors in the THTR 400 Capstone Course
April 26th & 27th at 7:30p.m., April 28th at 2:00p.m.
Our graduating seniors will present performances showcasing their respective skills in performance, design, technical direction and stage management.