Announcing our 2017.2018 Season!
Left Hand of Darkness
Nov 3, 2017- Nov 18, 2017, 7:30 pm. 11/12/17 @ 2:00 pm, Robinson Theatre
Left Hand of Darkness: is a science fiction novel by U.S. writer Ursula K. Le Guin, published in 1969 and was one of the first books published in the feminist science fiction genre and is the most famous examination of androgyny in science fiction.
Written by Ursula LeGuin
Adapted and directed by John Schmor
Jan 26, 2018-February 10, 7:30 pm, 2/4/18 @ 2:00 pm, Hope Theatre
The Father: Andre is a man with Alzheimer’s disease who lives on his own but has become difficult to manage due to the illness. Andre’s mind and perception of the world around him deteriorate leading to an increasingly unfamiliar space around him until, at last, he is abandoned by his daughter and moved into an elder care facility.
Written by Florian Zeller
Directed by Nelson Barre
March 2, 2018 – March 17, 2018, 7:30 pm. 3/11/18 @ 2:00 pm, Robinson Theatre
Mother Courage: The play is a timeless take on war and its aftermath. This play makes a powerful statement about the conflicts engulfing the world today.
Written by Bertolt Brecht
Translated by Tony Kushner
Directed by Michael Najjar
UO Theatre faculty collaboration between Michael Najjar, Theresa May, and Jeanette deJong
April 20, 2018- May 5, 2018, 7:30 pm. 4/29/18 @ 2:00 pm, Hope Theatre
The play takes place on Labor Day weekend in the joint backyards of two middle-aged widows. The one house belongs to Flo Owens, who lives there with her two maturing daughters, Madge and Millie, and a boarder who is a spinster school teacher. The other house belongs to Helen Potts, who lives with her elderly and invalid mother. Into this female atmosphere comes a young man named Hal Carter, whose animal vitality seriously upsets the entire group. Winner of the 1953 Pulitzer Prize and Critic’s Circle award!
Written by William Inge
Directed by Tricia Rodley
Tricks to Inherit
May 25, 2018- June 9, 2018, 7:30 pm. 6/3/18 @2:00 pm, Robinson Theatre
Tricks to Inherit: is the first translation of Reygadas’ Atucias Por Heredar Un Sobrino A Un Tio, cited as the “first drama staged in California” by Hispanic theatre historian Nicolás Kanellos. Written in Mexico City is a satirical comedy about a miserly uncle, his love-strucknephew, and their wily servants.
Written by Fermin de Reygadas
Translated by Dr. Garcia-Caro
Directed by Olga Sanchez Saltveit