Current Season

The Department of Theater Arts presents the 20th Anniversary Season

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream

By William Shakespeare
Directed by Christopher Manus

A true fairy tale, Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night's Dream promises adventure and comical delight. Follow four lovers and a band of aspiring actors to the enchanted forest as their mishaps and missteps both entertain and inspire.

October 16–19 and 23–26, 2014
Warehouse Theater


7:30 p.m. – October 16, 17, 18, 23, 24, 25
2 p.m. – October 18, 19, 25, 26


By Diane Samuels
Directed by Monica Ganas

Kindertransport refers to the evacuation of 10,000 Jewish children under 17 from Germany to England between 1938 and the declaration of war in 1939. Samuels’ play is about separation, about the choices we make in our attempts to keep our children safe, and about the reverberations of traumatic events through generations of a family.

November 13–15 and 20–23, 2014
Black Box Theater


7:30 p.m. – November 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22
2 p.m. – November 15, 16, 22, 23

Special Event

Adventures in Odyssey Christmas: Live Radio Play

Written and Directed by Odyssey Co-Creator Phil Lollar

Adventures in Odyssey comes to Azusa Pacific Theater this Christmas! Featuring original Odyssey cast members* Will Ryan (Eugene) and Katie Leigh (Connie) alongside APU students. Witness the magic of radio come to life on the APU stage!

December 5–6, 2014
Warehouse Theater


7:30 p.m. – December 5, 6
2 p.m. – December 6

*Cast members subject to change

Spitfire Grill

Music and Book by James Valcq
Lyrics and Book by Fred Alley
Directed by TBA

Since it opened off-Broadway in 2001, Spitfire Grill has become one of the most often-produced new American musicals. Based on the award-winning film, the musical depicts the journey of a young woman just released from prison who decides to start her life anew in a rural Wisconsin town. She precipitates a journey within the town itself toward its own tenuous reawakening.

February 5–8 and 12–15, 2015
Black Box Theater


7:30 p.m. – February 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 14
2 p.m. – February 7, 8, 14, 15


By William Inge
Directed by TBA

Set in a small town in Kansas, this Pulitzer-prize winning play, details the lives of "ordinary" Americans, from hopeful widows to idealistic teenagers and restless wanderers, as they explore the ties of family, friendship and love.

March 19–22 and 26–29, 2015
Warehouse Theater


7:30 p.m. – March 19, 20, 21, 26, 27, 28
2 p.m. – March 21, 22, 28, 29

For ticket information contact the Felix Event Center Box Office at (626) 815-5494

Note: This information is current for the 2014-15 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.