2015-16 Season

Fri Oct 23, 2015 - Fri Oct 30, 2015

The Seagull by Anton Chekhov

Marie and Edward Matthews ’53 Acting Studio, 185 Nassau Street · Presented by: Program in Theater

With ironic humor and piercing compassion, Anton Chekhov’s masterpiece explores the insatiable human desire to live an exceptional life. Featuring theater seniors Anna Aronson and Cameron Platt, directed by faculty member Mark Nelson.

Fri Nov 13, 2015 - Sat Nov 21, 2015

The Fall Show: Zoyka’s Apartment

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

A tuneful, poignant and subversive farce by the great Russian novelist and playwright Mikhail Bulgakov (The Master and Margarita). It’s 1920s post-revolutionary Russia when the hope for freedom means sacrifice and compromise and imagination becomes an escape from harsh realities.

Fri Dec 4, 2015 - Sun Dec 13, 2015

Cloud Nine

Marie and Edward Matthews ’53 Acting Studio, 185 Nassau Street · Presented by: Program in Theater

Cloud Nine is one of the classic comedic satires of the British stage and features gender-bending characters and a time-warping exploration of political and sexual oppression. Directed by R. N. Sandberg, lecturer in Theatre and English and performed by seniors Victoria Gruenberg, Tyler Lawrence and Will Plunkett.

Fri Feb 5, 2016 - Sat Feb 13, 2016

Elektra

Marie and Edward Matthews ’53 Acting Studio, 185 Nassau Street · Presented by: Program in Theater

Sophocles’ tragedy Elektra, a dark, bloody tale of familial vengeance from ancient Greece, features senior Evelyn Giovine in the title role.

Fri Feb 26, 2016 - Sat Mar 5, 2016

Disco Pigs by Enda Walsh

Class of 1970 Theater at Whitman College · Presented by: Program in Theater

The Program in Theater presents a senior thesis production of Disco Pigs by Enda Walsh, directed by theater senior Morgan Young and featuring students Nathalie Ellis-Einhorn '16 as Runt and Ross Barron '17 as Pig

Fri Mar 4, 2016 - Fri Mar 11, 2016

Annie & Rose

Marie and Edward Matthews ’53 Acting Studio, 185 Nassau Street · Presented by: Program in Theater

A unique, theatrical, student exploration of two strong, iconic female characters of the American musical stage featuring Michaela Milgrom '16 and Katie Birenboim '16, directed by Suzanne Agins

Thu May 5, 2016 · 8:00 pm

I. M. LOST!, a show about clowns

Marie and Edward Matthews ’53 Acting Studio, 185 Nassau Street · Presented by: Program in Theater

A new one-person, devised ethnographic play based on interviews with people who clown, written and performed by senior Nathalie Ellis-Einhorn and directed by senior Oge Ude