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Theatre MSU » Upcoming Shows

2014-2015 Season

  • June 2, 2014 to May 2, 2015

Welcome to the 51st Theatre MSU Season. We hope you enjoy! Please note that we are adding Wednesday night performances this year. Buy Tickets

Upcoming Shows

Open/Close The Caucasian Chalk Circle

  • By: Bertolt Brecht
  • Theatre: Mainstage in Arena Setup



Performances
 

Past Shows

Open/Close The Government Inspector

  • by Nikolai Gogol
  • Theatre: McComas Mainstage

When the locals in a small Russian hamlet learn that an undercover government inspector is coming for a surprise visit, an unfortunate case of mistaken identity sends the whole village spiraling into a world of panic and greed. Witty, smart and wildly satirical, this timely and spirited adaptation of Nikolai Gogol's classic play exposes the corruption of a provincial town with biting hilarity.

Performances
    • Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 7:30 pm
    • Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 7:30 pm
    • Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 7:30 pm
    • Sunday, October 12th, 2014 at 2:00 pm
 

Open/Close The Neverending Story

  • by Michael Ende
    adapted for the stage by David S. Craig
  • Theatre: McComas Mainstage

In a land devoured by The Nothing, only one boy can save everything. All Bastian must do is believe in Fantastica, believe in imagination, and believe in himself. Michael Ende’s beloved children’s novel, The Neverending Story, comes to life in this adaptation by David S. Craig. Originally published in 1979, this story was adapted into the popular 1984 feature film. Join Bastian, Atreyu, Falcor and the whimsical inhabitants of Fantastica as Theater MSU brings them to life.

Performances
    • Saturday, November 15th, 2014 at 2:00 pm
 

Open/Close Proof

  • David Auburn
  • Theatre: McComas Mainstage

Catherine, a young woman who has spent year caring for her brilliant but mentally ill father. On the eve of her twenty-fifth birthday she must deal not only with his death but with the arrival of her estranged sister, Claire, and with the attentions of Hal, a former student of her father's who hopes to find valuable work in the 103 notebooks that Robert has left behind.



As Catherine confronts Hal's affections and Claire's plans for her life, she struggles to solve the most perplexing problem of all: How much of her father's madness--or genius--will she inherit?



Winner of the 2001 Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award for Best Play, Proof is a complex and humanly funny drama about the link between genius and mental illness.



THIS PLAY DOES CONTAIN ADULT LANGUAGE

Performances
    • Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 at 7:30 pm
    • Thursday, February 26th, 2015 at 7:30 pm
    • Friday, February 27th, 2015 at 7:30 pm
    • Saturday, February 28th, 2015 at 7:30 pm
    • Sunday, March 1st, 2015 at 2:00 pm
 

2014-2015 Theatre Brochure

Town and Gown Ad

Reflections of Theatre MSU Video

Reflections of Theatre MSU Video, Interviews with Dr. Dominic J. Cunetto (Theatre MSU Founder) and Dr. E. Samuel Dudley (First Communication Department Head), Announcement of Cunetto Scholarship, November 20, 2008

Interviews with Dr. Dominic J. Cunetto (Theatre MSU Founder) and
Dr. E. Samuel Dudley (First Communication Department Head)
Announcement of Cunetto Scholarship
November 20, 2008

Launch Video

Shackouls Honors College Classical Week