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Note: Miss Electricity is $5.00 for all tickets
2015-16 Performance Schedule
Dinny and the Witches By William Gibson
September 24, 25 and 26 • 7:30 pm
September 27 • 2:00 pm
Dinny is just the average young American musician. He has only one fault; he is foolish, greedy, gullible, vain, confused, inconsiderate, lustful, ignorant, selfish, etc. He believes he deserves only the best and will settle for nothing less. When a chance meeting with three witches halts time and gives him everything he wants, he is forced to make a decision that will change the world.
This satirical comic fairy tale with songs is a rarely staged departure from the playwright of the classic Helen Keller play and film, The Miracle Worker.
Miss Electricity by Kathryn Walat
The Annual Alpha Psi Omega Production for Youth
December 3,4, 5 • 7:30 p.m.
December 5 • 2:00 p.m.
Violet is determined to show the world, not to mention the cool kids at school, just how special she is. With the help of her assistant Freddy, she sets out to break a world record, but becomes accidentally extraordinary when she's struck by lightning -- twice -- and gains control over all things electric. Under the name Miss Electricity, Violet zaps her way through circuits, bullies and tests, but could lose everything when the power goes to her head.
Fun for all ages. Produced by Alpha Psi Omega Theatre Honorary. All tickets are $5.
Monty Python’s SPAMALOT
January 28, 29 and 30 • 7:30 pm
January 31 • 2:00 pm
This new musical is lovingly ripped off from the motion picture Monty Python and the Holy Grail.
Playwright and Lyricists: Eric Idle
Composers: John Du Prez, Eric Idle, Neil Innes
King Arthur is traveling around England recruiting his Knights of the Round Table. When he and his band of misfit knights finally gather in Camelot, they receive a charge from God to find the Holy Grail. The quest brings King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table to strange places and into the company of strange characters, challenging them to keep their heads on straight or die terribly weird deaths.
March 10, 11 and 12 • 7:30 pm
March 13 • 2:00 pm
Fabulous productions organized and directed students.
More details to come.
Crimes of the Heart - By Beth Henley
April 28-30 • 7:30 pm
May 1 • 2:00 pm
Winner of the 1981 Pulitzer Prize and the New York Drama Critics Circle Award. An astonishing first play, initially presented by the Actors Theatre of Louisville, then Off-Broadway, and then on Broadway, where it established the author as a major voice in theatre.
Warm-hearted, irreverent, zany and brilliantly imaginative, the play teems with humanity and humor as it examines the plight of three young Mississippi sisters betrayed by their passions.
No Mother to Guide Her, or The Wages of Sin
Adapted from the Lillian Mortimer’s Classic Melodrama
June 10, 11, 17 and 18 • 7:30 pm
June 12, 19 • 2:00 pm
With the success of last year’s melodrama, we’re back with another more shocking and moving drama of great sadness then joy! Will Rose find out who murdered her dear father? Will Ralph ever get his true love? Will Livingstone ever get what’s coming to him?
Bring the family and find out!
Boo the villain!
Cheer the hero!
Shakespeare with Noodles
The children's theatre troupe continues its seven-year tradition of providing free Shakespeare in the parks to local communities.
Sponsored by the Hastings College Department of Theatre, the troupe approaches Shakespeare in a unique manner by incorporating props constructed from swimming noodles.
Details to come.