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.
Donald G. Drapkin Studio, Lewis Arts complex · 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.
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.
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.
Wallace Theater, Lewis Arts complex · 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.
Whitman College Theater · Presented by: Program in Theater
The Program in Theater presents a reading of a new play by senior Katie Duggan that tells the story of a suburban town wrestling with the protest of a controversial statue in advance of their historical anniversary celebration, leading to debates about unspoken town and family traumas.
Sophie Treadwell's 1928 expressionist drama, inspired by the real-life case of accused criminal Ruth Snyder, tells the story of Young Woman who works as a stenographer in an industrial, male-dominated world.
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.
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.
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.