Events

Trifles

Oct. 18, 2018 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Oct. 19, 2018 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Oct. 20, 2018 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Oct. 21, 2018 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Rooke Theatre

by Susan Glaspell, directed by Brianna Sloane

An early feminist drama from 1916, the play explores the divide between men and women and poses the questions "What is justice?" and "Who gets to judge?"

Performance: “American Moor”

Nov. 8, 2018 7:30 pm
Nov. 9, 2018 7:30 pm
Nov. 10, 2018 7:30 pm
Rooke Theater

“American Moor” is a 90-minute solo play written and performed by Keith Hamilton Cobb, examining the experience and perspective of black men in America through the metaphor of William Shakespeare's character, Othello.

In this passionate and poetic exploration, under the direction of Kim Weild, a seasoned African-American actor auditioning for the role of Shakespeare’s Othello must respond to the dictates of a younger, white director who presumes to understand how to maximize the iconic black character for believability.  What could possibly go wrong?

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The House of Bernarda Alba

Dec. 6, 2018 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Dec. 7, 2018 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Dec. 8, 2018 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Dec. 9, 2018 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Rooke Theatre

by Federico Garcia Lorca, adapted by Emily Mann, directed by Miranda Wheeler '19

After her husband's death, iron-fisted Bernarda imposes an eight-year mourning period on her daughters, trapping them in a claustrophobic house teeming with jealousy and repressed desire under the burning Spanish sun.