Past Theater Seasons

Learn more about past productions presented by the Programs in Theater and Music Theater by clicking on the season name in the right-hand sidebar, or browse using the links below.

 

2012-13 Season

2013-14 Season

2014-15 Season

2015-16 Season

2016-17 Season

2017-18 Season

2018-19 Season

 

MOST RECENT SEASON EVENTS

Wallace Theater · Presented by: Program in Music TheaterProgram in Theater

A workshop presentation of a new musical by Professor R.N. Sandberg and Resident Composer/Music Director Vince Di Mura that re-imagines Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream in 1961 as the first black student enrolls at the University of Georgia. Performed by Princeton students.

Fri Oct 19, 2018 - Sun Oct 21, 2018 · 7:30 pm

What You Will: A Collection of Scenes from TWELFTH NIGHT

Donald G. Drapkin Studio · Presented by: Program in Theater

A short, fun evening of selected scenes and music from Shakespeare’s dark comedy Twelfth Night, performed by seniors Ben Diamond, Kirsten Hansen, Julia Mosby, and Anna Zabel in the Program in Theater, as they challenge their acting and dramaturgy skills to portray a range of characters while exploring the play’s gender, sexuality and power dynamics that remain relevant today.

Fri Nov 9, 2018 - Sat Nov 17, 2018 · 8:00 pm

Legally Blonde, The Musical

Berlind Theatre at McCarter Theatre Center · Presented by: Program in Music TheaterProgram in Theater

In this non-traditionally cast version of the hit Broadway musical based on the film of the same name, audiences are invited to explore a world in which Elle, a woman of color, must navigate a new environment in her pursuit of love as she leaves her hometown and heads to Harvard Law School.

Fri Nov 16, 2018 - Sun Nov 18, 2018 · 8:00 pm

Teahouse

Donald G. Drapkin Studio · Presented by: Princeton Chinese TheaterProgram in Theater

Princeton Chinese Theater and the Lewis Center for the Arts' Program in Theater present Lao She's Teahouse, which spans fifty years in modern Chinese history from the collapse of the Qing dynasty and the Republican Revolution to the birth of the People's Republic, bringing together over sixty characters who represent all walks of life.

Fri Nov 30, 2018 - Sat Dec 8, 2018 · 8:00 pm

Miles Gloriosus

Wallace Theater · Presented by: Program in Theater

Program in Theater senior Jack Busche directs his new English translation of the classic Roman comedy Miles Gloriosus by Plautus, featuring senior Justin Ramos in the lead role of Palaestrio, in a staging that emphasizes the play’s physical comedy.

Fri Feb 15, 2019 - Sat Feb 23, 2019 · 8:00 pm

Fun Home

Wallace Theater · Presented by: Program in Music TheaterProgram in Theater

FUN HOME is based on Alison Bechdel’s best-selling graphic memoir, adapted by Lisa Kron and Jeanine Tesori. This groundbreaking musical introduces us to Alison at three different ages, revealing memories of her uniquely dysfunctional family that connect with her in surprising new ways.

Fri Mar 8, 2019 - Thu Mar 14, 2019 · 8:00 pm

Choreopoem

Wallace Theater · Presented by: Program in Theater

An original choreopoem devised by three Princeton seniors and their cast that addresses the circumstances and issues of black female students at Princeton

Fri Mar 8, 2019 - Sat Mar 9, 2019 · 8:00 pm

The Odyssey

Berlind Theatre at McCarter Theatre Center · Presented by: Program in Theater

A participatory production of The Public Theater’s PublicWorks version of The Odyssey, directed by senior Victoria Davidjohn, designed by senior Annabel Barry, and featuring seniors Carly Maitlin, Bria McKenzie, and Justin Ramos.

Thu Apr 4, 2019 - Sat Apr 6, 2019 · 8:00 pm

Halfway Home

Wallace Theater · Presented by: Program in Theater

A new play written by Princeton senior Zara Jayant. Four college seniors are thrown into crisis as one of them struggles with substance abuse.

Fri Apr 5, 2019 - Sat Apr 13, 2019 · 8:00 pm

Phèdre

Berlind Theatre at McCarter Theatre Center · Presented by: Program in Theater

The Program in Theater presents Phèdre in a new translation after Jean Racine by Princeton alumnus Marc Decitre '18, directed by Suzanne Agins and featuring theater senior J Sansone.

Thu Apr 25, 2019 - Sun Apr 28, 2019 · 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

DIY Theater Fest

Lewis Arts complex · Presented by: Program in Theater

A four-day festival of original shows created by and featuring Princeton seniors William Alvarado, Ben Diamond, Chase Hommeyer, Nathan Phan, and Julia Yu.

Wallace Theater · Presented by: Office of SustainabilityProgram in Music TheaterProgram in Theater

A world premiere production by Shariffa Ali, Avi Amon and Joanna Evans. What memory does our clothing hold, and what insight does it offer into the things we cannot see? This new music theater piece is a fantasia on history and material culture across multiple universes and phases of production, consumption and reuse.