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FESTIVAL REP 2022
A Summer theatre tradition!

Presented by the Department of Theatre and Dance | FAU Boca Raton


Featured Comedy

Brighton Beach Memoirs

Brighton Beach Memoirs

by Neil Simon

Neil Simon’s Brighton Beach Memoirs is centered on the relatable angst of growing up, as it follows 15-year-old Eugene Jerome as he navigates the waters of adolescence. Set in 1937 Brooklyn, this award-winning play perfectly captures a classic coming-of-age story surrounded by identifiable family characters, as they confront the pressures of the impending war. Celebrate the life and works of this hilarious and highly autobiographical Neil Simon play. This beloved classic will both touch and tickle your heart.

Marleen Forkas Studio One Theatre  |  June 10 - 25  |  FAU Boca Raton

Tickets: Single Adult $27  |  Faculty, Staff and Alumni: $15  |   All Students with ID: $12  |  Groups of 15 or more: $18
Festival Rep Packages: Both Theatre Shows: $45  |  Both Theatre Shows and Big Band Concert:  $70

Purchase at fauevents.com or call 561-297-6124.

*The below dates have been postponed until the weekend of June 17. Please contact the box office for more information 561-297-6124

Friday, June 10, 7 pm *
Saturday, June 11, 2 pm *
Saturday, June 11, 7 pm *
Sunday, June 12, 2 pm*
Friday, June 17, 7 pm
Saturday, June 18, 2 pm
Saturday, June 18, 7 pm
Sunday, June 19, 2 pm
Friday, June 24, 7 pm
Saturday, June 25, 2 pm
Saturday, June 25, 7 pm

 


Musical Drama

RENT by Jonathan Larson Directed by Michael Ursua

RENT

by Jonathan Larson

A rock retelling of La Bohème, a group of bohemian artists in the East Village of New York City struggle with gentrification, love, loss and legacies amidst the HIV/AIDS crisis. Through songs such as “Seasons of Love,” “One Song Glory,” “I’ll Cover You,” “Out Tonight” and more, they embrace hope, find strength and survive.

The musical was revolutionary for its thoughtful and nuanced depiction of the AIDS crisis on stage, the antithesis of the often-flashy structure of musical theatre.  Jonathan Larson’s groundbreaking phenomenon defined a generation as it redefined the American musical and has never been more essential in today’s world. The Pulitzer Prize-winning musicalwas nominated for 10 Tony Awards, the show won five, including Best Musical.  Tick, tick …BOOM

Marleen Forkas Studio One Theatre  |  July 15-31  |  FAU Boca Raton

Tickets: Single Adult $27  |  Faculty, Staff and Alumni: $15  |   All Students with ID: $12  |  Groups of 15 or more: $18
Festival Rep Packages: Both Theatre Shows: $45  |  Both Theatre Shows and Big Band Concert:  $70

Purchase at fauevents.com or call 561-297-6124.

 

Friday, July 15, 7 pm
Saturday, July 16, 2 pm
Saturday, July 16, 7 pm
Sunday, July 17, 2 pm
Friday, July 22, 7 pm
Saturday, July 23, 2 pm
Saturday, July 23, 7 pm
Sunday, July 24, 2 pm
Friday, July 29, 7 pm
Saturday, July 30, 2 pm
Saturday, July 30, 7 pm
Sunday, July 31, 2 pm
 


Big Band Concerts

Big Band Hits from the Golden Age

Big Band Hits from the Golden Age

Directed by Kyle Prescott.

T he Florida Wind Symphony Jazz Orchestra, a professional Ensemble-in-Residence at FAU, will present Big Band Hits from the Golden Age, an evening of hits from the 30s, 40s and 50s, with authentic music of Big Band sensations like Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Glenn Miller and Benny Goodman. Featuring vocalists to be announced. Directed by Kyle Prescott.

Carole & Barry Kaye Performing Arts Auditorium |  July 9 & 10  |  FAU Boca Raton

Saturday, July 9, 7 pm
Sunday,  July 10, 2 pm

Single tickets: $27; All students: $12 FAU faculty, staff and alumni: $15
Purchase at fauevents.com or call 561-297-6124.


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