2017-18 University Theatre Season
Doubt, A Parable
8 p.m. Oct. 11 – 14
2 p.m. Oct. 15
In this remarkable drama set in 1964, Sister Aloysius, a Parochial school principal,
takes matters into her own hands when she suspects the young Father Flynn of improper relations with one of the male
students. Described by Ben Brantley of the New York Times: "...it is an inspired study
in moral uncertainly with the compelingly certain structure of an old-fashioned detective
Scary Musical: The Musical
8 p.m. Nov. 15 – 18
2 p.m. Nov. 19
They sing! They dance! They die! On the night before the opening Of Vera Miles High
School Drama Department's production of "Scary Musical," a brutal double murder takes place. We soon learn that
a mental patient has escaped and all musical hell is about to break loose. Combining
a slasher movie plot with a rock 'n' roll score, this laugh-out loud new musical melee
has all of your favorite scary move clichés with an added twist.
Becky's New Car
8 p.m. Feb. 28 - March 3
2 p.m. March 4
Have you ever been tempted to flee your own life? Becky Foster is caught in middle
age, middle management and in a middling marriage—with no prospects for change on the horizon. Then one night a socially
inept and grief-struck millionaire stumbled into the car dealership where Becky works.
Becky is offered nothing short of a new life ... and the audience is offered a chance
to ride shotgun in a way that most plays don't dare.
Dance Concert 2018
8 p.m. April 20
2 p.m. April 22
A production featuring student and faculty choreographed works, fully realized with
sets, lighting, costumes and special effects.