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2014-2015 SEASON

Wait Until Dark
by Frederick Knott (1966)
Directed by Robert Quinlan

Sept 26-28 & Sept 30-Oct 5

in the Carole and Gordon Mallett Theatre

This masterfully constructed thriller moves from one moment of suspense to another as it builds toward an electrifying, breath-stopping final scene. Alone in her apartment and cut-off from the outside world, the blind heroine must fight for her life against a gang of ruthless criminals in a life-or-death struggle of wits. Don’t miss this first rate shocker!

PG-13 for violence/terror and some drug content; recommended for ages 14 and up

Friday, September 26 @ 7:30 PM Saturday, September 27 @ 2:30 PM Saturday, September 27 @7:30 PM Sunday, September 28 @ 2:30 PM Tuesday, September 30 @ 7:30 PM Wednesday, October 1 @ 7:30 PM Thursday, October 2 @ 7:30 PM Friday, October 3 @ 7:30 PM Saturday, October 4 @ 2:30 PM Saturday, October 4 @ 7:30 PM Sunday, October 5 @ 2:30 PM

 

The Crucible
by Arthur Miller (1953)
Directed by Kristine Holtvedt

Nov 14-16 & 19-23

in the Nancy T. Hansen Theatre

Winner of the 1953 Tony Award for Best Play, this exciting drama about the Puritan purge of witchcraft in old Salem is both a gripping historical play and a timely parable of contemporary society.  The effects of bigotry and deceit are terrifyingly depicted in what is considered by many to be the ultimate American play of the 20th century.

PG-13 for intense depiction of the Salem witch trials; recommended for ages 14 and up

Friday, November 14 @ 7:30 PM Saturday, November 15 @ 7:30 PM Sunday, November 16 @ 2:30 PM Wednesday, November 19 @ 7:30 PM Thursday, November 20 @ 7:30 PM Friday, November 21 @ 7:30 PM Saturday, November 22 @ 2:30 PM Saturday, November 22 @ 7:30 PM Sunday, November 23 @ 2:30 PM  

 

Macbeth
by William Shakespeare (1606)
Directed by Richard Sullivan Lee

Feb 20-22 & Feb 25-March 1

in the Nancy T. Hansen Theatre

The classic tale of the rise and fall of a Scottish warrior with ambitions to be king, prodded onward by his calculating and manipulative wife. Full of witches, ghosts, and dark and bloody deeds, Macbeth is one of Shakespeare’s most popular plays, exciting and fast-paced, the perfect introduction to the brilliance of the world’s greatest playwright.

PG-13 for violence/terror and references to the supernatural; recommended for ages 14 and up

Friday, February 20 @ 7:30 PM Saturday, February 21 @ 7:30 PM Sunday, February 22 @ 2:30 PM Wednesday, February 25 @ 7:30 PM Thursday, February 26 @ 7:30 PM Friday, February 27 @ 7:30 PM Saturday, February 28 @ 2:30 PM Saturday, February 28 @ 7:30 PM Sunday, March 1 @ 2:30 PM

 

Good Kids
by Naomi Iizuka (2014)
Directed by Joel Ebarb

April 10-12 & 15-18 & 22-26

in the Carole and Gordon Mallett Theatre  

An initiative developed by the theatre departments of the Big 10, new plays will be commissioned annually from prominent female playwrights. The first offering is from exciting and innovative playwright Naomi Iizuka. The play will explore the attitudes of college-age men and women regarding sexuality and relationships, with both positive and potentially negative results.

R for adult language and themes; recommended for mature audiences only

Friday, April 10 @ 7:30 PM Saturday, April 11 @ 7:30 PM Sunday, April 12 @ 2:30 PM Wednesday, April 15 @ 7:30 PM Thursday, April 16 @ 7:30 PM Friday, April 17 @ 7:30 PM Saturday, April 18 @ 2:30 PM Saturday, April 18 @ 7:30 PM Wednesday, April 22 @ 7:30 PM Thursday, April 23 @ 7:30 PM Friday, April 24 @ 7:30 PM Saturday, April 25 @ 2:30 PM Saturday, April 25 @ 7:30 PM Sunday, April 26 @ 2:30 PM