Pericles By William Shakespeare
Shakespeare’s late romance tells the story of a young monarch’s search to find a wife and escape the incestuous King of Antioch in the ancient Mediterranean. An ensemble of twelve will take the stage in a performance incorporating a range of narrative forms including masks, puppetry, clowning, story-theater, and stage combat.
Directed by Paul Moser
December 4, 5, 6 - 7:30pm
December 7 - 2pm
Young slave Dessa Rose and white, well-born Ruth forge an unlikely alliance. It ultimately leads to friendship and admiration as they struggle to overcome boundaries of race and gender in pre-Civil War America. Joyous, harrowing, and soul stirring, their story explores emotions unmatched by most other musicals.
Directed by Caroline Jackson-Smith
February 5, 6, 7 - 7:30pm
February 8 - 2pm
“Terrible is the temptation to do good!” warns Bertolt Brecht’s narrator. But good is all that the simple kitchen maid Grusha knows. And when she aids a defenseless infant, their fascinating story calls into question our basic assumptions of what is right in a world gone horrifically wrong.
Directed by Heather Anderson Boll
April 16, 17, 18 - 7:30pm
April 19 - 2pm