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2016-2017 Theatre Brochure


  • April 26, 2016 to May 15, 2017

Theatre MSU is proud to present our 2016-2017 Season. We are sure there is something for everyone to enjoy this season! Buy Tickets

Upcoming Shows

Open/Close The Crucible

  • Theatre: McComas Mainstage


The story focuses upon a young farmer, his wife, and a young servant-girl who maliciously causes the wife's arrest for witchcraft. The farmer brings the girl to court to admit the lie—and it is here that the monstrous course of bigotry and deceit is terrifyingly depicted. The farmer, instead of saving his wife, finds himself also accused of witchcraft and ultimately condemned with a host of others.

Winner of the 1953 Tony Award for Best Play. This exciting drama about the Puritan purge of witchcraft in old Salem is both a gripping historical play and a timely parable of our contemporary society. "A powerful drama." —NY Times. "Strongly written." —NY Daily News.


Past Shows

Open/Close The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

  • Theatre: McComas Mainstage


The beloved classic by C.S. Lewis comes to life in this exciting dramatization. This story of love, faith, courage and giving, with its triumph of good over evil, is a true celebration of life.

    • Saturday, October 1st, 2016 at 2:00 pm

Open/Close The Importance of Being Earnest

  • Theatre: McComas Mainstage


A universal favorite, The Importance of Being Earnest displays Oscar Wilde's wit and theatrical genius at their brilliant best. Subtitled "A Trivial Comedy for Serious People," this hilarious attack on Victorian manners and morals turns a pompous world on its head, lets duplicity lead to happiness, and makes riposte the highest for of art. His last and greatest play, is not only wonderfully lighthearted, but a dazzling masterpiece of comic entertainment.

    • Thursday, November 17th, 2016 at 7:30 pm
    • Friday, November 18th, 2016 at 7:30 pm
    • Sunday, November 20th, 2016 at 2:00 pm

Open/Close Boeing, Boeing

  • Theatre: McComas Mainstage


This 1960's French farce adapted for the English-speaking stage features self-styled Parisian lothario Bernard, who has Italian, German, and American fiancees, each beautiful airline hostesses with frequent "layovers". He keeps "one up, one down and one pending" until unexpected schedule changes bring all three to Paris and Bernard's apartment at the same time.

"This latest edition of a play named for an aircraft soars right out of its time zone and into some unpolluted stratosphere of classic physical comedy. Propelled by the same gusty spirit that animated Commedia dell'Arte and the silent films of Keaton, Chaplin and Lloyd, {this} may be earthy, but it's seldom earthbound." - The New York Times

    • Thursday, February 16th, 2017 at 7:30 pm
    • Friday, February 17th, 2017 at 7:30 pm
    • Saturday, February 18th, 2017 at 7:30 pm

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