Theatre

The Friends University Theatre Department is ready to serve you as you prepare for your college career. You'll see we provide a showcase of artistic excellence, and we're thrilled to have the opportunity to share our enthusiasm, energy and artistry with you!

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The Friends University Theatre Department presents an assortment of shows each season to entertain audiences of all ages. Come enjoy a theatre or music theatre production on one of our stages.

FALL 2013 EVENTS

SNOOPY!
Sept. 19-21, 2013 @ 7:30 p.m.
Sept. 22, 2013 @ 2 p.m.
Sebits Auditorium
$11 adults, $9 seniors/students 

This student-directed musical is the sequel to "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" and focuses on the life of Snoopy. (Book by Charles M. Schulz Creative Associates, Warren Lockhart, Arthur Whitelaw & Michael L. Grace; Music by Larry Grossman; Lyrics by Hal Hackady.)

DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE
by Jeffrey Hatcher
Oct. 24-27, 2013 @ 7:30 p.m.
Alumni Auditorium
$11 adults, $9 seniors/students

A new and shocking version of Robert Louis Stevenson's classic tale of depravity, lust, love and horror. (By Jeffrey Hatcher; Dramatists Play Service.)

STUDENT ONE-ACT PLAYS
Nov. 15-16, 2013 @ 7:30 p.m.
Cornerstone Studio Theatre, D-6
Free

Come enjoy these student-directed one-acts. These plays are part of the drama students' senior projects.

SPRING 2014 EVENTS

THE WAKEFIELD MYSTERIES
by Adrian Henri
Jan. 23-25, 2014 @ 7:30 p.m.
Jan. 26, 2014 @ 2 p.m.
Sebits Auditorium
$11 adults, $9 seniors/students 

A series of plays bringing a rich combination of history, culture, religious faith and vivid imagery. This production tells the truth of familiar tales relevant to today's audiences. (Methuen Drama/Heinemen Publishers, Inc.)

THE CHALK GARDEN
by Enid Bagnold
Feb. 26-28, 2014 @ 7:30 p.m.
Cornerstone Studio Theatre, D-6
$11 adults, $9 seniors/students

This play tells the story of Mrs. St. Maugham and her granddaughter, Laurel, a disturbed child under the care of Miss Madrigal, a governess. (A Random House Play.)

THEATRE SHOWCASE - CANCELLED!
April 9-10, 2013 @ 7:30 p.m.
Cornerstone Studio Theatre, D-6
Free

Similar to the Student One-Act Plays, this showcase will highlight some of the drama students.