By Darcy Parker Bruce
Directed by George de Falussy
October 25 & 26 at 8:00 PM and October 27 at 2:00 PM
In Aleppo, two American Army Rangers rescue an injured Syrian woman about to give birth. At a nearby hospital, a neonatal nurse with an unwavering sense of duty struggles to save the lives of infants as her hospital is bombed.
In 2018 Soldier Poet received the Judith Royer Award For Excellence in Theater from The Association for Theatre in Higher Education and was the Connecticut State Recipient of Portland Stage's Clauder Prize.
OPPROBRIUM: An Evening of Hungarian Short Plays
Translated by George & Rita de Falussy
Directed by George de Flaussy
November 14, 15 & 16 at 8:00 PM and November 17 at 2:00 PM
Reflecting the changes, social and political, that occurred prior to the collapse of the "Iron Curtain" separating Eastern Europe from the West. Hungarian Playwrights, commented on a changing world, guised as comic and dramatic pieces, in order to avoid the censor which would prevent production of their work.
By Sarah DeLappe
Directed by Hannah Hammond
March 6 & 7 at 8:00 PM and March 8 at 2:00 PM
"The scary, exhilarating brightness of raw adolescence emanates from every scene of this uncannily assured first play by Sarah DeLappe."
- The New York Times
Left quad. Right quad. Lunge. A girls indoor soccer team warms up. From the safety of their suburban stretch circle, the team navigates big questions and wages tiny battles with all the vim and vigor of a pack of adolescent warriors. A portrait of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness for nine American girls who just want to score some goals.
Finalist for the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and winner of the 2015 Relentless Award for Playwriting.
An Evening of One-Acts
Directed by the Directing II Class
April 2, 3 & 4 at 8:00 PM and April 5 at 2:00 PM
An evening of short plays, showcasing Elmira College's advanced directing students and actors.
You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown
Based on The Comic Strip “Peanuts” by Charles M. Schulz
Book, Music and Lyrics by Clark Gesner
Additional Dialogue by Michael Mayer
Additional Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lippa
Directed by Hannah Hammond
May 22 & 23 at 8:00 PM and May 24 at 2:00 PM
Charles Schulz’s beloved comic strip comes to life in this joyful, classic Broadway musical. It’s an “average day in the life” of the Peanuts gang, from bright uncertain mornings to hopeful starlit evenings. Blockhead Charlie Brown, bossy Lucy, prodigy Schroeder, perfectionist Sally, blanket-toting Linus and lovable Snoopy battle with kites, school, baseball and misunderstandings before finally realizing what makes them truly happy.
Suitable for general audiences (Ages 8 and up).