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Soldier Poet

Soldier Poet - Split image of American flag and Syrian flag. A rifle with a yellow daisy sticking out of the barrel splits the images.

By Darcy Parker Bruce
Directed by George de Falussy
October 25 & 26 at 8:00 PM and October 27 at 2:00 PM
Gibson Theatre

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

OPPROBRIUM: An Evening of Hungarian Short Plays - Image of a Hungarian flag.

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
Watson Area

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.

The Wolves

The Wolves - Female in red and white soccer uniform kicking a soccer ball.

By Sarah DeLappe
Directed by Hannah Hammond
March 6 & 7 at 8:00 PM and March 8 at 2:00 PM
Gibson Theatre

"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

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
Watson Arena

An evening of short plays, showcasing Elmira College's advanced directing students and actors.

A Company of Wayward Saints - The Musical

A Company of Wayward Saints - The Musical

By George Herman
Lyrics by Elizabeth Morrison
Music by Donald Morrison
Directed by George de Falussy
May 22 & 23 at 8:00 PM and May 24 at 2:00 PM
Gibson Theatre

A commedia dell' arte group wanders by mistake into the eye of an allegory. They are humanity, wayward saints all, who are far from home and without means. A nobleman may be their salvation if they can put on a good show for him. Surprisingly, the Company chooses to present the history of man, from the Garden of Eden through Everyman in birth, adolescence, marriage and death. Along the way they enact other wayward adventures such as the assassination of Julius Caesar and the homecoming of Odysseus. It is a fine mosaic of life redeemed by humor and human understanding.