2016-17 Season

Fri Oct 21, 2016 · 8:00 pm

Lobby Hero

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

In the lobby of a Manhattan apartment building in the middle of the night, two security guards are drawn into a murder investigation and face dilemmas of race, gender and friendship. Featuring seniors Charlie Baker and Stanley Mathabane, directed by faculty member Mark Nelson.

Fri Nov 11, 2016 · 8:00 pm

Once

Berlind Theatre at McCarter Theatre Center · Presented by: Program in Music TheaterProgram in DanceProgram in TheaterDepartment of Music

The Tony Award-winning musical Once, directed by senior Graham Phillips and featuring theater seniors Sam Gravitte and Maddie Meyers, tells the gripping tale of a Dublin street musician who is on the verge of giving up on his dreams, when he unexpectedly meets a girl who is fascinated by his haunting love songs.

Thu Jan 12, 2017 · 8:00 pm

Mad Forest

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

Caryl Churchill’s docudrama journeying to 1989 Romania. Directed by junior Nico Krell, designed and dramaturged by senior Sydney Becker.

Fri Mar 3, 2017 · 8:00 pm

A Dream Play

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

Theater senior Catherine Andre directs Caryl Churchill’s darkly comedic adaptation of August Strindberg’s surrealist masterpiece. Follow Agnes, the daughter of the gods, as she journeys through human life in all its pain and beauty, searching for the hope of redemption.

Hamilton Murray Theater in Murray Dodge Hall · Presented by: Program in TheaterTheatre Intime

Work in Progress, a new play by Senior Ross Barron, engages with questions of love, loss, and death. Artie, an author, and Allen, his character, find themselves at odds in how they think their story should end. Allen will do everything he can to change the fate that has been written for him, and Artie will try to stop him because that's not how it happened. What neither of them realize is that it's not really even up to them, it's up to the woman they both love.

Fri Apr 28, 2017 · 8:00 pm

Spring on Fire: A Guatemalan Story

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

A workshop presentation of a new play written by senior Edwin Rosales follows a Maya family living in the highlands of Guatemala, the soldiers who occupy their village, and the spirits who guide and haunt them all during the most violent moments from the civil war.