2019-20 University Theatre Season


 

 


Buried ChildBuried Child by Sam Shepard
This American Gothic Masterwork is a tale of family secrets and lost inheritance. With epic themes, the play is shot through with hilarious comic moments delivering an entertaining and profound evening of theater. Winner of 1979 Pulitzer Prize for drama.

Marwick-Boyd Little Theatre
October 9-12 at 8 pm, October 13 at 2 pm


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WorkingWorking - a musical, from the book by Studs Terkel

Adapted by Stephan Schwartz and Nina Faso Songs by Craig Carnelia, Micki Grant, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Mary Rodgers & Susan Birkenhead, Stephan Schwartz and James Taylor
Using the words of actual people as recorded by Studs Terkel for his best-selling oral history, Working evokes the unsung nobility of American workers. From the hardworking waitress to the tired steelworker, this musical exalts the hopes, dignity, and sense of purpose shared by each one of us with songs from the creators of Hamilton, Once Upon a Mattress, Freaky Friday, Wicked, Godspell and folk hero James Taylor

Marwick-Boyd Little Theatre
November 20-23 at 8 pm, November 24 at 2 pm

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Crimes of the HeartCrimes of the Heart by Beth Henley
We are taken to the Mississippi home of the Magrath sisters. Babe has just shot her husband because she didn't like his looks. This brings middle sister Meg back to town from Los Angeles, where she is unsuccessfully pursuing a music career. And poor Lenny, everyone has forgotten her birthday! Warm-hearted, irreverent, and imaginative, Crimes of the Heart teems with humanity as the sisters forgive the past, face the present, and embrace the future. Winner of the 1981 Pulitzer Prize for Drama

Marwick-Boyd Little Theatre
February 19-22 at 8 pm, February 23 at 2 pm

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Dance in ConcertDance in Concert
 A bi-annual presentation of student and faculty choreographed works fully realized with costumes, lights and special effects. It will highlight original pieces performed by Clarion University Students.

Marwick-Boyd Auditorium
April 3-4 at 8 PM, April 5 at 2 PM

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Last Updated 3/4/20