DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC AND THEATRE
2018-19 Theatre Program Productions


Godspell

Book by John Michael Tebelak
Music & Lyrics By Stephen Schwartz
Directed by Karla Kash

Wednesday & Thursday, October 17 & 18 at 7pm
Friday, October 19 at 3pm
Saturday, October 20 at 2pm & 7pm
Sunday, October 21 at 2pm

A troupe of actors helps Jesus Christ stage parables with games, storytelling techniques and a hefty dose of comedic timing. Written by the creator of “Wicked,” this musical reminds us of the importance of kindness, tolerance and love. more info

Advance tickets: $20 general public / $17 students, seniors & UAlbany faculty-staff
Day of show tickets: $25 general public / $22 students, seniors & UAlbany faculty-staff



A Streetcar Named Desire
by Tennessee Williams
Directed by Kim Stauffer

Wednesday & Thursday, November 14 & 15 at 7pm
Friday, November 16 at 3pm
Saturday, November 17 at 2pm & 7pm
Sunday, November 18 at 2pm

In the sweltering heat of New Orleans, Blanche, a fading Southern belle, arrives mysteriously at her sister and brutish brother-in-law’s doorstep. Colliding with their volatile marriage, Blanche grasps after her own crumbling reality. This Pulitzer Prize-winning American classic is a riveting story of fate, desire, and desperation in the pursuit of happiness.

Advance tickets: $17 general public / $12 students, seniors & UAlbany faculty-staff
Day of show tickets: $22 general public / $17 students, seniors & UAlbany faculty-staff


Our Country's Good
by Timberlake Wertenbaker
Directed by Chad Larabee

Thursday, March 7 at 7pm
Friday, March 8 at 3pm
Saturday, March 9 at 2pm & 7pm
Sunday, March 10 at 2pm

A boat full of murderers, thieves and marine officers arrive on the shores of Australia. There, an ambitious young lieutenant is set the task of directing a cast of convicts in a play. A true story of the first convict colony, this extraordinary work is about the value of the theatre and the redemptive power of art.

Advance tickets: $17 general public / $12 students, seniors & UAlbany faculty-staff
Day of show tickets: $22 general public / $17 students, seniors & UAlbany faculty-staff



Fresh Acts: A Festival of New Plays
Artistic Director Kate Walat

Wednesday & Thursday, April 10 & 11 at 7pm
Friday, April 12 at 3pm
Saturday, April 13 at 2pm & 7pm

This annual festival of play readings features new work written, directed and performed by students. This year, a showcase of solo performance pieces is included. Be the first to experience the kind of dynamic writing and creative collaborations that are the lifeblood of the American theatre.

Advance tickets: $8 general public / $5 students, seniors & UAlbany faculty-staff
Day of show tickets: $10 general public / $8 students, seniors & UAlbany faculty-staff