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Theatre Department


Fall 2017

Bare Naked Theatre Student Production

All’s Well That Ends Well by William Shakespeare
Sat. and Sun., September 2 and 3, 6 p.m.
Kennedy Center Outdoor Amphitheatre
Free admission

All’s Well That Ends Well is Shakespeare’s romantic story about Helena, in love with the unloving Bertram and the lengths to which she’ll go to to make it work.

Gruesome Playground Injuries by Rajiv Joseph
Fri. and Sat., September 29 and 30, 7:30 p.m.
Edwin Barrett Theatre
Free admission

An accident-prone dare devil and a corrosive masochist navigate friendship, love and the squishy parts that lie in between. In a series of non-linear vignettes that bounce over three decades of a relationship, Doug and Kayleen meet in a school nurse’s office, and from there build a complex connection over a lifetime of injuries, both physical and emotional. Truly a different type of love story, Gruesome Playground Injuries will leave you smarting from its sharp humor and sharper insights.

 

Fall Theatre Production

Mr. Burns, A Post-Electric Play by Anne Washburn, directed by Craig Latrell
Thurs., Nov. 2, – Sat., Nov. 4, 7:30 p.m.
Wed., Nov. 8, – Sat., Nov. 11, 7:30 p.m.
Sat., November 4 and 11, 2 p.m.
F. Eugene Romano Theatre
$5/$3
 

Mr. Burns, A Post-Electric Play is a dark comedy exploring the creation of the myths and legends that are valued by our culture. In the wake of a post-apocalyptic event, a group of strangers gather to re-enact an episode from the cult classic TV series, The Simpsons. A new vision for musical theatre, complete with commercials, emerges from their recollections and is established as a valued cultural experience. Fast-forward seventy years into this new society and we find that The Simpsons has become high art. Whether you are a Simpsons fan or not, this piece will make you think about how stories are made and what we consider valuable in our culture.

 

Directing Showcase

Mon. and Tues., December 4 and 5, 7 p.m.
Edwin Barrett Theatre
Free admission

Directing students showcase their work.

Contact Information


Maria Maier

Theatre Department Assistant
Kennedy Center
198 College Hill Road
Clinton, N.Y. 13323
315-859-4057 theatre@hamilton.edu
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