The Theater Season

Box Office Directions and Tickets

413-538-2406
mhcrooketheatre@gmail.com

From the South
Travel north on Interstate 91 to Route 202 (Exit 16, Holyoke/South Hadley). Head north on 202 through Holyoke across the Connecticut River, and around the rotary to the exit marked South Hadley Center-Amherst, Route 116 north. The College is approximately 2.5 miles from the exit.

From the North
Travel south on Interstate 91, take Exit 16, and follow the directions above. From the Massachusetts Turnpike, east or west: Take Exit 5 (Holyoke/Chicopee) and bear to the right. At the end of the ramp, turn left on Route 33 for five miles to Route 116. Turn right onto 116 and drive approximately 1.5 miles north to the College. Rooke Theatre at Mount Holyoke College is located at the south end of the campus. Turn off Rt. 116 onto Morgan St. The Theater is the second building on the left.

  • Parking: Refer to the campus map for directions to the College and the Theater's actual location on campus. There is a parking lot diagonally across from the theater off Morgan Street.

Tickets

  • The box office opens on the Monday of the production. Hours are 3:00 to 6:00 pm, Monday through Friday and 90 minutes prior to each performance.
  • In-person erformances are usually Thursday through Saturday at 7:30 pm with matinees on Sunday at 2 pm.
  • Tickets and Reservations: The 2020–21 season will be online. 

Performances are in the Rooke Theatre on the Mount Holyoke College campus, at the corner of Morgan Street and Lower Lake Road in South Hadley MA.

We are committed to collaborating with BIPOC students, and all interested members of the larger community, in every aspect of our production season from casting through to the final product, to shape a department that is relevant, vibrant, inclusive, and firmly antiracist.

Fall 2021 — Spring 2022 Season

This season we will focus on stories by and about BIPOC individuals.

October 21–24: Lynn Nottage's satirical take on classic American self-reinvention tales, Fabulation, or The Re-Education of Undine, with Visiting Lecturer Michael Ofori at the helm.

December 3–5: The first annual Student Theater Festival promises to be an exciting weekend of work devised, directed, designed and produced by our own students. Please join us to celebrate the creative energies of MHC's budding theatre artists.

March 3–6: A modem imagining of a hero's journey: Red Rainbow by up-and-coming playwright Azure D. Osborne-Lee, to be directed by Zoe Fieldman '22.

April 22–24: FMT and MHC's first Student Film Festival – a chance for us all to enjoy the culmination of a year's work in film and media, drawn from our courses in documentary and narrative filmmaking, acting and design.

Past Productions