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2013-2014 Season

 The Tempest

The Tempest

By William Shakespeare, Directed by Rinda Frye
  • September 25 – September 29
  • 8:00 pm nightly, 3:00 pm matinee on Sunday September 29
  • Thrust Theatre, 2314 South Floyd Street
  • Tickets on sale Tuesday September 3

In William Shakespeare's final play, ship-wrecked on an almost deserted island, fools and kings learn to temper revenge with mercy and forgiveness to make a brave new world.

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 Monsieur Baptiste

Monsieur Baptiste, the Con Man

By Roger Furman, Directed by Lundeana Thomas
  • November 20 – November 24
  • 8:00 pm Wednesday-Friday, 2:00 pm Saturday (7:00 pm gala to follow), 3:00 pm & 8: 00 pm Sunday
  • The Playhouse, 1911 South 3rd Street
  • Tickets on sale Monday October 21

Lavishly adapted from Tartuffe, Monsieur Baptiste is the tale of a religious con-man who infiltrates a wealthy household, until his lustful passions for the lady of the house are exposed by the prayerful workings of a VooDoo Priestess. Set in 19th Century Haiti where the gens de couleur libres engage in a raucous battle of wealth and status.
 Dead Man Walking

Dead Man Walking

By Tim Robbins, Directed by Russell Vandenbroucke
  • January 29 – February 2
  • 8:00 pm Wednesday – Saturday, 3:00 pm matinee Saturday – Sunday
  • Thrust Theatre, 2314 South Floyd Street
  • Tickets on sale Monday January 6 (Tickets are $1 more than normal ticket prices for this production)

This searing drama provides an eyewitness account of the death penalty in the U.S. as seen through the eyes of Sr. Helen Prejean, a Catholic nun who became the spiritual advisor of Mathew Poncelent, a convicted rapist and murderer.

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After spending four days polling students at the Student Activities Center regarding where they stand on the issue of capital punishment, we received 23 votes saying "YES" and 32 saying "NO"

 Sylvia

Sylvia

By A.R. Gurney, Directed by Daniel R. Hill
  • February 26 – March 2
  • 8:00 pm nightly, 3:00 pm matinee on Sunday March 2
  • Thrust Theatre, 2314 South Floyd Street
  • Tickets on sale Monday February 3

A husband brings home a dog (played by an actor) much to the dismay of his wife. Husband and dog become best friends; wife and dog hate each other. The couple struggles to find balance and happiness in this heart-warming, fast-paced modern comedy.
 Gem of the Ocean

Gem of the Ocean

By August Wilson, Director TBA
  • April 9 – April 13
  • 8:00 pm Wednesday-Friday, 2:00 pm Saturday (7:00 pm gala to follow), 3:00 pm & 8: 00 pm Sunday
  • The Playhouse, 1911 South 3rd Street
  • Tickets on sale Monday March 17

Aunt Ester, the 285-year-old fiery matriarch, welcomes into her home Solly Two Kings, who was born into slavery and scouted for the Union Army, and Citizen Barlow, a young man searching for a new life. Aunt Ester guides him on a soaring, lyrical journey of spiritual awakening to the City of Bones towards a healing over his guilt for the crime he has committed.



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