2017-18 Season

Fri Nov 10, 2017 · 8:00 pm

Eclipsed by Danai Gurira

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

Danai Gurira’s gripping drama tells the story of five extraordinary women brought together by upheaval in their homeland of Liberia and their tale of survival, hope, humor and resilience near the end of the Second Liberian Civil War. With professional guest director Shariffa Ali and featuring senior Ugonna Nwabueze.

Donald G. Drapkin Studio, Lewis Arts complex · Presented by: Program in Theater

Jiehae Park’s darkly comedic take on Shakespeare’s Macbeth explores the very ambitious and cut-throat world of high school during college admissions and racial stereotypes. This workshop production features theater seniors Raye Kessler and Regina Zeng; directed by faculty member Nehassaiu deGannes.

Wallace Theater, Lewis Arts complex · Presented by: Program in Theater

This haunting drama follows Black American painter, Jules, to Iceland where she’s exiled herself to escape her tumultuous past. Here Jules builds a new life and family, however, a troubling children’s book, a surprise visitor and clashing racial identities destroy her idyllic life, exposing her past and causing her entire sense of self to crumble.

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

This story of the first African-American Army Air Corps fighters who flew over the skies of Europe and North Africa during World War II offers a glimpse into the lives of these brave heroes as they face segregation, racism, and a world war with courage, humor, and humanity. Featuring Nemo Teferi '18; directed by Whitney White.

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

On Valentine's Day, 1900, three Australian schoolgirls from Appleyard College are released from their studies for an afternoon picnic. The wilderness is seductive, the girls are enraptured, and the mystery begins. Featuring theater seniors Jared Hopper, Meagan Raker, Allison Light, and Emma Watkins; directed by theater senior Nico Krell.

Maclean House · Presented by: Program in Theater

Funny, mysterious, and provocative, Fefu explores the relationships of a group of women who gather at Fefu’s country house to plan an event for their do-gooding educational work. Set in pre-feminist America, these old college friends and former lovers struggle to figure out who they are and what it means to be a woman in a male dominated world. Tickets free; reservations recommended.

Thu May 10, 2018 · 8:00 pm

Trash Mermaids

Donald G. Drapkin Studio, Lewis Arts complex · Presented by: Program in Theater

A queer, ecological riff on a familiar tale in a new play by senior Miles Dupuis Carey, directed by Princeton alumna Catherine Andre. Free and open to the public, but seating is limited and on first-come, first-seated basis.