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2021-22 Season: The Arts are Alive!

The Burial at Thebes

In The Burial at Thebes, a young woman defies the law of the king with violent and tragic consequences. This version of Sophocles' original play Antigone explores the dangers of pride and absolute belief regardless of personal, political and moral consequences especially in the eternal struggle between the individual and the state, between conscience and society and between divine law and human law.

7:30pm on October 1, 2, 7, 8, and 9

Black Box Theatre

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane, adapted by Dwayne Hartford from the beloved book by Kate DiCamillo. Expensive toy rabbit Edward Tulane does not care about the love he receives from his owner, as he only cares about himself. While on an ocean voyage, Edward falls overboard and so begins his journey. He meets a myriad of characters who will teach him what it is to love, and lose, and try again.

7:30pm on November 12, 13, 18, 19, and 20; 2:00pm on November 13 and 20

Beverly B. Bistline Theatre

Dead Man's Cell Phone

 Dead Man’s Cell Phone an imaginative new comedy by Sarah Ruhl starts off the spring semester. This production shares a woman’s afternoon in a cafe as she struggles to understand morality, redemption, and isolation in the age of connectivity. Dead Man’s Cell Phone explores how we remember the dead, and the paradox that is technology.

7:30pm on February 11, 12, 24, 25, and 26

Black Box Theatre

The Cherry Orchard

In the wake of the liberation of the serfs, an aristocratic Russian landowner returns to her family estate, where she learns it is about to be auctioned to pay for the mortgage, along with the family’s beloved cherry orchard. The Cherry Orchard, by Anton Chekhov, dives into themes of cultural futility, materialism, and the decline of aristocracy.

7:30pm on April 15, 16, 21, 22, and 23

Beverly B. Bistline Theatre