The Theater Season

Box Office Directions and Tickets

413-538-2406
rookeboxoffice@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.
  • Performances are usually Thursday through Saturday at 7:30 pm with matinees on Sunday at 2 pm.
  • Tickets and Reservations: Purchase your tickets now. for most performances are $8.00 for general admission and $5.00 for students and senior citizens.

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. Tickets will be available beginning August 1, 2019

2019 — 2020 Season

Fall 2019

“Pride and Prejudice” by Kate Hamill, directed by Katy Gore ‘19
October 18-20
The classic tale of terrible first impressions, powerful social hierarchies, and the games people play all in the name of love--and money.

“She Kills Monsters” by Qui Nguyen, directed by Noah Tuleja
November 21-24
After Tilly dies unexpectedly, her older sister, Agnes, finds her “Dungeon & Dragons” notebook ...and so begins a journey through grief like nothing you have ever seen, complete with fairies, orcs, sword fights and dragons.

Spring 2020

“Lizzie, the musical” by Steven Cheslik-DeMeyer, Alan Stevens Hewitt and Tim Maner, directed by Michael Ofori
March 5-8
This raucous four-woman rock opera delves into the Lizzie Borden myth and has been hailed by critics both here and abroad.

“The Wonder: A Woman Keeps a Secret” a comedy by Susanna Centlivre, directed by Sophia Kitch-Peck ‘20
April 23-26
Faced with an unwanted marriage Isabella does the sensible thing--she jumps out of her window and escapes.  This clever critique of tyrannical patriarchy by one of England’s earliest professional female playwrights proved to be one of the most popular works of the eighteenth-century English stage.

Past Productions