2018-2019 SEASON

Theatre & Dance Tickets


 

FALL 2018

  childrens hour

The Children’s Hour by Lillian Hellman

Directed by Kathryn Johnston

September 28 – October 7, 2018            

In Studio One

Nominated for a Pulitzer Prize and the crowning achievement of Hellman’s career, this beautiful, classic American play explores the relationship of two women who find themselves accused of having a lesbian relationship with devastating repercussions. While written in the 1930s, The Children’s Hour remains a fresh and relevant exploration of love, honesty, and the destructive nature of gossip and intolerance.

 

  a park in our house

A Park in Our House by Nilo Cruz

Directed by Desmond Gallant

October 26-28, 2018                                       

In Studio 2

In this beautiful, lyrical play by Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Nilo Cruz, a Cuban family struggles under the difficult conditions of Castro’s Cuba in 1970. Sister and brother, Pilar and Camilo, find themselves wrapped up in passion and jealousy when a young exchange student from Russia pays them a visit.

 

  frankenstein

Frankenstein, an adaptation, based on the novel by May Shelley

Directed by Lee Soroko                                  

November 9-18, 2018                                                      

In Studio One

This adaptation of Frankenstein is an exciting, thought provoking investigation into the human struggle for immortality and power, and an incredibly relevant, cautionary tale in our contemporary era of gene manipulation and cloning. Ethical considerations abound when Dr. Frankenstein builds a creature from corpses and communal fear drives people into an irrational hatred of the outsider. 

 

RDTE

Repertory Dance Theatre Ensemble

Directed by Clarence Brooks   

December 7-8, 2018                                       

In the University Theatre

 Florida Atlantic University’s resident professional dance company performs outstanding dance work celebrating a variety of different forms. Using professional dancers and choreographers, FAU’s Repertory Dance Theatre Ensemble promises a night of astonishing dance.

 

Spring 2019

  dance film speak

Dance │ Film │ Speak

Directed by Clarence Brooks   

February 1-2, 2019                                           

In the University Theatre

A celebration of dance as explored through the medium of film. View dances on film followed by engaging discussion of dance as an art form and a vehicle of social change.


  mill fire

Mill Fire by Sally Nemeth

Directed by Jean Louis Baldet

February 15-24, 2019                                     

In Studio One

Told through a magnificent tapestry of memory, Mill Fire, explores the mysterious causes and devastating effects of a steel mill explosion as seen through the eyes of Marlene, a defiant young widow desperately in need of closure. As she wrestles with her memories, her conflicting emotions carry her through a stunningly beautiful search for meaning in her life.

 

next to normal  

Next to Normal                 

Music by Tom Kitt, Book and Lyrics by Brian Yorkey

Directed by Lynn McNutt            

April 12-21, 2019                                              

In Studio One

Winner of a Pulitzer Prize and three Tony Awards, Next to Normal is the moving story of a woman and her family as they cope with her mental illness. An emotional powerhouse, this pop/rock musical boasts an outstanding score that brings the audience into the minds and hearts of its characters as they journey through love, loss, and hope.

 

Dances We Dance  

Dances We Dance Spring Showcase                                                                        

In the University Theatre

Directed by Clarence Brooks   

April 26-27, 2019

Dances We Dance is a capstone experience for students enrolled in all genres and levels of dance at FAU. These students create dances, learn choreography, explore expressiveness, and give thrilling performances of dance in a wide array of genres.