DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC AND THEATRE
2016-17 Theatre Program Productions

poster for The Exonerated
The Exonerated

by Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen 

Wednesday & Thursday, October 19 & 20 at 7pm
Friday, October 21 at 3pm

Saturday, October 22 at 2pm & 7pm
Sunday, October 23 at 2pm

Culled from interviews, letters, transcripts, case files and the public record, this documentary play tells the true stories of six wrongfully convicted death row survivors in their own words.



Water by the Spoonful
by Quiara Alegria Hudes

Wednesday & Thursdays, November 16 & 17 at 7pm
Friday, November 18 at 3pm
Saturday, November 19 at 2pm & 7pm
Sunday, November 20 at 2pm

Somewhere in Philadelphia, young veteran Elliot Ortiz has returned from Iraq and is struggling to find his place in the world. Somewhere in a chat room, recovering addicts keep each other alive, hour by hour, day by day – spoonful by spoonful.


For both productions listed above:
Advance tickets: $15 general public / $10 students, seniors & UAlbany faculty-staff
Day of show tickets: $20 general public / $15 students, seniors & UAlbany faculty-staff

Both productions are made possible with generous support from The John Orser '55 Theatrical Endowment, Office of Diversity and Inclusion and University Auxiliary Services.


REBEL/Sister
by Chad Larabee and Jonathen Michael Weber
Music & Lyrics by Anna Ebbesen

Wednesday & Thursday, March 29 & 30 at 7pm
Friday, March 31 at 3pm
Saturday, April 1 at 7pm

Sunday, April 2 at 2pm
Monday & Wednesday, April 3 & 5 at 7pm

Advance tickets: $15 general public / $10 students, seniors & UAlbany faculty-staff
Day of show tickets: $20 general public / $15 students, seniors & UAlbany faculty-staff

As warring tribes slowly destroy their civilization, two sisters stand up to tyranny in a patriarchal society. Inspired by Sophocles’ classic play Antigone, this world premiere musical re-examines how one voice can change the world.