Theater

2018-19 Season

SEPTEMBER

A reading of Foreign Bodies, a new musical by Whitney Mosery ’08, Joshua Williams ’07, and Yve Blake


OCTOBER

Mad Dreams, a new musical by R. N. Sandberg and Vince Di Mura that re-imagines Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream in 1961 as the first two black students enroll at the University of Georgia

A four-actor version of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night


NOVEMBER

A non-traditionally cast performance of Legally Blonde by Laurence O’Keefe, Nell Benjamin and Heather Hach

Women in Comedy festival

Teahouse by Lao She, in collaboration with Princeton Chinese Theatre


DECEMBER

Miles Gloriosus, a Roman comedy by Plautus


JANUARY

Sophie Treadwell’s expressionist drama Machinal 


FEBRUARY

The Tony Award-winning musical Fun Home by Lisa Kron and Jeanine Tesori


MARCH

A devised work based on the genre of the Choreopoem that addresses the circumstances and issues of black female students at Princeton

A participatory production of The Public Theater’s PublicWorks version of The Odyssey that will involve community members and music


APRIL

A new translation of Jean Racine’s Phedre

A DIY Festival of Senior Thesis Performances featuring Bria McKenzie, Julia Yu, Ben Diamond, Will Alvarado, Alexandra Paloscz, Chase Hommeyer and Nathan Phan


MAY

A new piece of theater with music commissioned through the Roger S. Berlind Playwright in Residence program from Afropolitan theater maker Shariffa Ali. Written and composed by Ali along with Troy Burton and Joanna Evans

 

Throughout the season, there will also be readings of four new plays by seniors Zara Jayant, Tamia Goodman, Max Feldman, Anna Zabel and Katherine Duggan

 

Details Coming Soon

Dates, times and venues will be published soon to our events calendar. Inquiries may be directed to lewiscenter@princeton.edu.