2016-2017 Season

Shakespeare Through Many Lenses


September 22 - October 2, 2016

Rodgers & Hart's

The Boys from Syracuse

Music by RICHARD RODGERS | Lyrics by LORENZ HART | Book by GEORGE ABBOTT
based on The Comedy of Errors by William Shakespeare
Directed by Donald McManus

Written in 1938, this classic musical farce about mistaken identity, divided families, and confused love vibrates with the burlesque and vaudevillian spirit of 1930s New York City.

Theater Lab, Schwartz Center for Performing Arts

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November 3-13, 2016

Romeo & Juliet

Set in Renaissance Verona, Shakespeare's immortal love story is brought to exquisite life with a fast-paced banquet of period music and costume, sword play, and tragic romance.

Mary Gray Munroe Theater, Dobbs University Center

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February 9-12, 2017

A Tempest

by Aimé Césaire
Directed by Paul Carter Harrison

Written in 1969, this adaptation of Shakespeare's The Tempest makes use of African oral tradition to confront issues of race, power, and colonialism through a Caribbean lens.

Theater Lab, Schwartz Center for Performing Arts


March 30-April 9, 2017

Ravished

Conceived and Directed by Ariel Fristoe and Maia Knispel

Let's see how disgusting and incredible love is and how devastating the repercussions can be. Expect Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream and Armageddon. In the words of Jason Derulo, it's about to "Get Ugly."

Mary Gray Munroe Theater, Dobbs University Center

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Special Events

November 7, 2016
Castelvines y Monteses by Lope de Vega

November 9, 2016
Fortunes of the Moore by Barbara and Carlton Molette

November 13, 2016
The Book of Will by Lauren Gunderson