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Cyrano de Bergerac

by Edmond Rostand

Cyrano de Bergerac is a swordsman, philosopher, and poet who desires the love of Roxane, but is too afraid to admit it. This is a classic story that explores love, literature, and the value of the intrinsic over extrinsic through humor and clever rhymes.

October 14-17, 2021
7:30 p.m.
Wynn Amphitheater, East Campus

Academic Spotlight
Meet the director, Kevin Slay, at 6:45 p.m. on October 14, 2021, and hear from the cast and director immediately following the production on October 15-16, 2021.

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Waiting in the Wings

by Noel Coward

Noel Coward’s tribute to theatre is set in a retirement home for actresses and former stars. Although jealousies take root among the residents of the home, a tragedy forces them to come together. This is a story that is wise, warm, and crafted, with Coward’s hallmark comedy and banter.

November 13-14, 2021
7:30 p.m.
Wynn Amphitheater, East Campus

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Three Sisters

by Anton Chekhov, with an English version by Sarah Ruhl; based on a literal translation by Elise Thoron with Natasha Paramonova and Kristin Johnsen-Neshati

Three Sisters examines a family grappling with the awareness of the distance between their current realities and their past dreams. Experience the humor and heartbreak of one of the world’s greatest stories, told through the lyricism of a leading voice in contemporary theater: two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist Sarah Ruhl.

February 24-27, 2022
Evenings at 7:30 p.m.
Mary Hill Rose Garden, West Campus

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One Act Festival

APU Theater Arts proudly presents our One Act Festival, an evening that celebrates the creative collaboration of professional playwrights and directors as well as our emerging student actors. This year’s event features an original holiday work by a critically acclaimed professional playwright, José Cruz Gonzalez.

March 17-20, 2022
7:30 p.m.
Blackbox Theater, West Campus

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Disney’s Beauty and the Beast

A “tale as old as time,” this enchanted classic features the award-winning score by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman. The musical story of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, a young prince trapped under a spell, will bring the entire community together for family theater at its best.

April 7-9, 2022
7:30 p.m.
April 9, 2022
2:00 p.m.
Warehouse Theater, West Campus

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Short Film: Superhero Complex

by Thom Parham and Nicholas Limon

Superhero Complex is an original short film from Thom Parham (Hailing Frequencies Open, JAG, Big Brother Jake) and Nicholas Limon (IGN writer/director/producer). After a fierce battle causes massive destruction, the Mega City Council orders superheroes from the legendary Justice Guild to attend group therapy sessions. Failure to comply will result in revocation of the team’s charter, arrest of all eight members, and foreclosure on the Pinnacle of Justice, the Guild’s headquarters. Little do the heroes suspect that nefarious forces threaten to destroy the team from within.

Also included in the event are songs and scenes from favorite musicals and plays.

April 30, 2022
2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Warehouse Theater, West Campus

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Note: This information is current for the 2021-22 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.

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