2017–18 Theater Season

The Theater Season and Theater Department sponsored events. We maintain a photo gallery of our previous productions.

Full Ride

Written by Bill Sonnega
Full Ride is a darkly comic look at how a contemporary American family is torn apart by the parents’ drive to win at-all-costs.

Where: Staged reading in Kelsey Theater – General Admission- non ticketed – FREE
When: September 10, 7:00pm

Be Here Now

Written by Carson Kreitzer
Directed by Karen Peterson Wilson

A modern-day riff on Anton Chekov’s Three Sisters. This is part of our New Plays on Campus collaboration with the Playwrights’ Center in Minneapolis.

Where: Haugen Theater, General Admission
When: October 5 – 8, 2017
Presented by special arrangement with Mark Orsini, BRET ADAMS, LTD.

Mother Courage and Her Children

Written by Bertolt Brecht with translation by David Hare
Directed by Dona Werner Freeman
Our production of Bertolt Brecht’s anti-war masterpiece, Mother Courage and Her Children, will be steeped in music and media.

Where: Kelsey Theater, Reserved Seating
When: November 10-12 & 16-19, 2017
Presented by Special Arrangement with Samuel French

Red Noses

Written by Peter Barnes
Directed by Randy Reyes
Red Noses is a comedy about the black death. It depicts a sprightly priest who travels around with a band of fools offering holy assistance.

Where: Kelsey Theater – Reserved Seating
When: January 26-28, 2018
Presented through special arrangement with Samuel French

Julius Caesar

Written by William Shakespeare
Directed by Chaz Mayo ’18
Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar is the classic retelling of events centering around the assassination of a man considered to be a god in his own time.

Where: Haugen Theater, General Seating
When: March 8-11, 2018

A Streetcar Named Desire

Written by Tennessee Williams
Directed by Michelle Cowin Gibbs
Winner of the 1948 Pulitzer prize, A Streetcar Named Desire is a tragic and whimsical drama set among a Jazz-scape in Post WWII New Orleans.

Where: Kelsey Theater, Reserved Seating
When: April 12-15, 2018
Presented by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, New York