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Production History

Since its founding in 1966, the Department of Theatre & Dance has staged hundreds of productions.

2020-2021

 

Eurydice

By Sarah Ruhl

Presented as a rehearsed reading & design presentation 

A Design SCE from Victoria Gill

Directed by Prof. Brendon Fox

She Kills Monsters: Virtual Realms

By Qui Nguyen

Presented as a virtual production

Directed by Prof. Dale Daigle & Patrick Salerno ’21

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time

Based on the novel by Mark Haddon, adapted by Simon Stephens

Presented as an audioplay

A Performance SCE from Will Reid

Directed by Elizabeth Clemens ’19

Riders to the Sea

Riders to the Sea

By John Millington Synge

Presented as an audioplay & design installation

A lighting design SCE from Miles Cochran

A Directing SCE from Caitlin Woods

2019-2020

 

Or, 

Or, 

By Liz Duffy Adams

Directed by Prof. Brendon Fox

8x10

8x10

A collection of short plays by various authors

Directed by Prof. Dale Daigle

Small Mouth Sounds

By Bess Wohl

A Directing SCE by Kelly Young

A Stage Management SCE by Jackie Dulaff

Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice

Adapted from Jane Austen by Kate Hamill

A Performance SCE from Abbey Kostecki 

Directed by Hester Sachse ’89

The Foreigner 

By Larry Shue

A Directing SCE from Megan Stagg

I and You

I and You

By Lauren Gunderson

A Directing SCE from Hannah Sauer

The Effect 

By Lucy Prebble

A Performance SCE by Lexy Ricketts

Directed by Erin Coffman ’17

Antigone

By Jean Anouilh, translated by Christopher Nixon

A Performance SCE from Chris Hanna

Directed by Rosie Alger ’18

2018-2019

 

Dreaming Brave and True

Dreaming Brave and True

by Steven Spotswood

A workshop directed by Prof. Dale Daigle

Fefu and Her Friends by Maria Irene Fornés

Men on Boats by Jacklyn Backhaus

Staged readings directed by Prof. Brendon Fox

These Shining Lives

These Shining Lives

By Melanie Marnich

A Directing SCE from Rachel Treglia

Loot

Loot

By Joe Orton

A Directing SCE from Colin Higgins

The Dining Room

By A.R. Gurney

A Directing SCE from Katie Peacock

Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde

Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde

By Moisés Kaufman

A Directing SCE from Jackie Glenn

The Flick

The Flick

By Annie Baker

A Directing SCE from John Leslie

A Performance SCE from Patrick Huff

The Rape of the Sabine Women, by Grace B. Matthias

By Michael Yates Crowley

A Directing SCE from Elizabeth Clemens

2017-2018

 

major barbara

Major Barbara

By George Bernard Shaw

Directed by Prof. Brendon Fox

Yellow Face

Yellow Face

By David Henry Hwang

A Directing SCE from Emily Cao

a raisin in the sun

A Raisin in the Sun

By Lorraine Hansberry

A Directing SCE from Connor Lugo-Harris

Spring Awakening

Spring Awakening

By Frank Wedekin

A Directing SCE from Rosie Alger

Almost, Maine

Almost, Maine

By John Cariani 

A Directing SCE from Abbey Wark

girl pulling boy's hair

The Cripple of Innishman

By Martin McDonagh

Directed by Prof. Dale Daigle

two girls drinking on a pull out couch

Stop Kiss

By Diana Son

A Directing SCE from Mark Christie

a girl with flowers in her hair

Shakuntala

by Kālidāsa, translated by Arthur Ryder

A Directing SCE from Sofia Sidhu

Chad Deity

The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity

By Kristoffer Diaz

A Directing SCE from Megan Iacona

the elephant man

The Elephant Man

By Bernard Pomerance

Directed by Brian Klose '17

A Performance SCE from Nate Krimmel

2016-2017

 

cddf

Cross-Dressers, Drunks, and Fools

A collection of comedic scenes by Shakespeare

Directed by Prof. Dale Daigle

pillowman

The Pillowman

By Martin McDonagh

A Directing SCE from Brian Klose

#macbeth

Macbeth

By William Shakespeare

A Directing SCE from Kaitlyn Fowler

the glass menagerie

The Glass Menagerie

By Tennessee Williams

A Directing SCE from Erin Coffman

two girls in period costumes

Silent Sky

By Lauren Gunderson

Directed by Professor Brendon Fox

students at music stands dancing

Last September

A Playwriting and Music SCE from Andrew Wink

Directed by Kendall Davis

girl and guy in shack, girl playing violin

The Arsonists

By Jacqueline Goldfinger

A Directing SCE from Kristen Barnes

clowns

Aladdin dell'Arte

Written by Maggie Campbell 

A Devising, Directing, Playwriting SCE from Maggie Campbell

guy on stage, confetti falling peacefully

Every Brillant Thing

By Duncan Macmillan and Jonny Donahoe

Directed by Erin Coffman

A Performance SCE from Jake Smith

2015-2016

The Eyre Affair

The Eyre Affair

By Jasper Fforde

Staged Reading Workshop

Directed by Brendon Fox

Autoquette

Autoquette

An Audience-Performance Project written by Anna Baldwin

A Directing SCE from Anna Baldwin

Running

Running

By Arlene Hutton

A Directing SCE from Andrew Huelskoetter

Equus

Equus

By Peter Shaffer

A Directing SCE from Charlotte Cugnini

The Revisionist

The Revisionist

By Jesse Eisenberg

A Directing SCE from Alex Foxwell

A Streetcar Named Desire

A Streetcar Named Desire

By Tennessee Williams

A Directing SCE from Amanda Klute

The 39 Steps

The 39 Steps

By Patrick Barlow

A Directing SCE from Maddie Syme

Boxes

Boxes

A Senior Playwriting Thesis by Reilly Cox

Directed by Michele Volansky '90

Gamma Ray

The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds

By Paul Zindel

A Directing SCE from Cole Capobianco

This Is Our Youth

This is Our Youth

By Kenneth Lonergan

A Directing SCE from Dominic LaGrotta

Cock

Cock

By Mike Bartlett

A Directing SCE from Kendall Davis

The Aliens

The Aliens

By Annie Baker

A Directing SCE from Nick Coviello

Angel Street

Angel Street

By Patrick Hamilton

A Directing SCE from Ashley Warfield

Context

A Computer Science Video Game written by Drew Beardmore

A Directing SCE from Drew Beardmore

2014-2015

 

Too Much Light

30 Plays From The Neo-Futurists “Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind”

By Greg Allen

Directed by  Prof. Dale Daigle

Old Times

Old Times

By Harold Pinter

Directed by Prof. Brendon Fox

The Bacchae 2.1

The Bacchae 2.1

By Euripides

A Directing SCE from Patrick Derrickson

Middletown

Middletown

By Will Eno

A Directing SCE from Rachel Dilliplane

Lucky Ladies

Lucky Ladies (Someday You Will Be Loved)

By Dominic Finocchiaro

A Directing SCE from Matt Ridge

The Man Who Turned Into A Stick

The Man Who Had Turned Into A Stick

By Kōbō Abe

A Directing SCE from Tamayo Kamimura

Majesty of Denmark

The Beauteus Majesty of Denmark

Written by Val Dunn

A Directing SCE from Val Dunn

Next To Normal

Next to Normal

By Brian Yorkey

Music by Tom Kitt

A Directing SCE from Amanda Varvar

Red

Red

By John Logan

A Directing SCE from Austin Lewis

#henry

Henry V

By William Shakespeare

A Directing SCE from Nicholas O’Meally

Venus In Fur

Venus in Fur

By David Ives

A Directing SCE from Mackenzie Turnbull

Earlier Productions

 

Clyborne Park

2013-2014

Clyborne Park, by Bruce Norris, directed by  Prof. Dale Daigle

Arcadia, by Tom Stoppard, directed by Prof. Brendon Fox

Almost Blue, by Keith Reddin, A Directing SCE from Harris Allgrier

Fuddy Meers, by David Lindsay-Abaire, A Directing SCE from Samantha Bitzelberger

The Triumph of Love and Reality Television, A Playwrighting SCE from Rachel Fisher, directed by Zach Weidner

Mr. Marmalade, by Noah Haidle, A Directing SCE from Kristen Hammond

Asylum, by Keith Aisner, A Directing SCE from Hilary Leonard

Gruesome Playground Injuries, by Rajiv Joseph, A Directing SCE from Michael Liberto 

La Bête, by David Hirson, A Directing SCE by Phaedra Scott

Bachelorette, by Leslye Headland, A Directing SCE from Alexandra Sparco

DNA, by Dennis Kelly A Directing SCE from Zach Weidner

War Stories

2012-2013

War Stories, adapted from Richard Dresser by the cast, directed by Prof. Dale Daigle

The Tragedy of King Lear, by William Shakespeare, directed by Prof. Jason Rubin

Pterodactyls, by Nicky Silver, A Directing SCE from Nina Sharp

The Fantasticks, by Harvey Schmidt & Tom Jones, A Directing SCE from Lauren Oswald

Rancho Mirage, by Steven Dietz, A Directing SCE from Amanda Venable

The Mystique

2011-2012

All Blues, by Robert Earl Price, directed by Prof. Dale Daigle, presented at 7 Stages Theatre

The Mystique, developed by cast featuring work from multiple writers, directed by Prof. Tim Maloney

All in the Timing, by David Ives, directed by Prof. Dale Daigle

The Voice of the Turtle, by John Van Druten, directed by Prof. Jason Rubin 

The Water Children by Wendy MacLeod, A Directing SCE from Marta Wesenberg

Scotland Road by Jeffrey Hatcher. A Directing SCE from Stephanie Brown

Tsepang: The Third Testament by Lara Foot Newton, A Directing SCE from Tara Bancroft

Reasons to be Pretty by Neil LaBute, A Directing SCE from Chris Smith

A Number by Caryl Churchill, A Directing SCE from Katie Muldowney

Neighborhood 3: Requisition of Doom by Jennifer Haley, A Directing SCE from Maggie Mathews

I Hate Hamlet by Paul Rudnick, A Directing SCE from John Lesser

The Last 5 Years by Jason Robert Brown, A Performance SCE from Antoine Jordan, directed by Prof. Polly Sommerfeld

The Imaginary Invalid

2010-2011

The Imaginary Invalid, by Molière, directed by Prof. Jason Rubin

Death and the Maiden, by Ariel Dorfman, directed by Prof. Dale Daigle

This Property is Condemned & The Gnadiges Fraulein, by Tennessee Williams, directed by Prof. Tim Maloney

True West, by Sam Shepard, A Directing SCE from Kris Wilson

Swimming in the Shallows, by Adam Bock, A Directing SCE from Emmy Landskroener

Drink Me, or The Strange Case of Alice Times Three, by Mary Fengar Gail, A Directing SCE from Brittany Rankin

Beyond Therapy by Christopher Durang, A Directing SCE from James Winn

Brighton Beach Memoirs by Neil Simon, A Directing SCE from Samantha Scannell

The Cripple of Inishmaan by Martin McDonagh, A Directing SCE from Jess Blanch

Conversations with God, A Playwriting SCE from Maggie Farrell, directed by Maggie Mathews