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Summer of 2014

The Reluctant DragonThe Reluctant Dragon Poster

Based on the story by Kenneth Grahame, Playwrights Tom Poole and Jon Cranney, Composer Michael Koerner

Wednesday, June 25th 2014, 10am and 2pm

Thursday, June 26th 2014, 10am and 2pm

Friday, June 27th 2014, 10am and 7:30pm

Drama Theater, Fowler Center

Directed by Jeff McLaughlin

A child becomes fast friends with a kind and funny dragon on the edge of town. Then the people of the town find out about the dragon and send for St. George, a dragon slayer. All three become friends and find themselves in a quandary. George doesn’t want to kill the dragon and the dragon has no desire to kill George. A plan is hatched and a celebration results!

The Three Bully Goats GriffThe Three Bully Goats Griff

By Patrick Rainville Dorn

Wednesday, July 30th 2014, 10am and 2pm

Thursday, July 31st 2014, 10am and 2pm

Friday, August 1st 2014, 10am and 7:30pm

Drama Theater, Fowler Center

Directed by Bob Simpson

With a tweak and a twist, the children’s tale of the Billy Goats Gruff has become the perfect tool to teach elementary audiences about bullying. Billy, the smallest of the three goats decides to become a “bully goat.” A group of good-doers and victims gangs together to teach Billy a lesson. 

Fall of 2014

Mother Courage and Her ChildrenMother Courage Poster

by Bertolt Brecht

September 26, 27, 29, 30, and October 1 at 7:30

Drama Theater, Fowler Center

Directed by Tim Bohn

Bertolt Brecht’s masterpiece follows a woman trying to provide for herself and her children in a war-torn world.  Her struggle to survive and protect what little she has is both universal and timeless.

  


Death TrapDeathtrap Poster

by Ira Levin

November 14, 17, 18, 19 at 7:30

Drama Theater, Fowler Center

Directed by Molly Simpson

One of the great popular successes of Broadway, this ingeniously constructed play offers a rare and skillful blending of two priceless theatrical ingredients – gasp inducing thrills and spontaneous laughter.  “Scream a little. It’s good for you”. – Cue Magazine.

 

Spring of 2015

Twelve Angry Men Poster

Twelve Angry Men

by Reginald Rose

February 27, 28, and March 2, 3, 4 at 7:30 

Drama Theater, Fowler Center

Directed by Lisa Bohn

Twelve jury members file into the deliberation room, the fate of a nineteen-year old boy on trial for murder in their hands. What seems like an open-and-shut case on the surface proves to be more complex and dangerous than any of them thought. Taking place in real-time, Reginald Rose’s classic courtroom drama is sure to keep the audience on the edge of its seat.

  

Dead Man’s Cell PhoneDead Man's Cell Phone Poster

by Sarah Ruhl

April 17, 18, 20,21, 22 @ 7:30

Fowler Center

Directed by Tim Bohn

Jean is sleepwalking through her life until she answers a dead man’s cell phone. It turns out to be a wake-up call that sends her on a date with the dead man’s brother, a drinking binge with his wife, and a mysterious rendezvous with his mistress.  In this quirky modern adventure, Jean re-connects to her own spirit and learns that life is for the living.