The Lewis Center for the Arts’ Program in Theater will present Peter Barnes’ award-winning, edgy comedy Red Noses about a ragtag, roving band of performers striving to spread joy during Europe’s Black Plague. Red Noses, directed by faculty member Tracy Bersley, will be presented on November 14, 15, 20, 21 and 22 at the Berlind Theatre at McCarter Theatre Center.
The Lewis Center for the Arts’ Program in Theater will premiere This is an Elephant, written and directed by senior Ava Geyer and featuring senior Kanoa Mulling, on October 17 at the Marie and Edward ’53 Acting Studio at 185 Nassau Street. Distant fathers, fractured marriages, absent mothers, vying siblings all collide in this exploration of the chasm between what we need to express and what we're allowed to say in this new work.
Learn about theater director and Princeton alum Davis McCallum ’97’s latest production tonight on Theater Close-Up on WNET/Channel 13 in New York. McCallum is also a former member of the Princeton faculty, a three-time director of the Program in Theater’s Fall Show, and one of the founders of the Princeton Shakespeare Company.
The Lewis Center's Performance Central series will present the award-winning Irish theater artist Olwen Fouéré in her acclaimed one-woman show, riverrun, based on James Joyce’s Finnegans Wake, on September 25 and 26.
The third edition of Seuls en Scène - Princeton French Theater Festival will run from September 15 through October 11. Bringing celebrated French actors and directors to the University and the local community, this year's Festival includes a hit from the 2013 Avignon Theater Festival, the premiere of a new monologue, and more.
Princeton alum Branden Jacobs-Jenkins '06 was awarded the 2014 Obie Award for Best New American Play at the 59th annual OBIE Awards ceremony on May 19 in New York City. Jacobs-Jenkins was honored for his two Off Broadway plays this season: Appropriate at the Signature Theater and An Octoroon at Soho Rep.