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2019-20 Season

DR3: Venus

Nov 13-16, 2019
PPAS Auditorium

This fully produced main stage production is a biographical-vaudeville play about Saartjie Baartman, a member of a freak show label called the Hottentot Venus. 

  • Written by Suzan-Lori Parks
  • Directed by Raz Golden
  • Featuring the Drama Class of 2021

TA 6-8: Runaways

Dec 12-14, 2019
PPAS Auditorium

A fully-produced main stage musical which was written, composed, choreographed and directed by Elizabeth Swados, about the lives of children who run away from home and live on the city streets.

  • By Elizabeth Swados
  • Directed by Kyle Pleasant
  • Music Direction by Emily Erickson
  • Featuring the Theater Arts Classes of 2020-2022

DR2A: The Tempest

Jan 30-Feb 1, 2020
PPAS Blackbox

A stripped down, actor-centric production of one of Shakespeare’s famous plays.

  • Written by William Shakespeare
  • Directed by James Palmer
  • Featuring the Drama Class of 2022


DR2B: Midsummer Night’s Dream

Feb 6-8, 2020
PPAS Blackbox

A production of one of Shakespeare’s famous plays.

  • Written by William Shakespeare
  • Directed by Cherie Rice
  • Featuring the Drama Class of 2022

TA7: Concert Reading of Smokey Joe’s Cafe

Mar 18-19, 2020
PPAS Auditorium

A rehearsed and staged concert reading of a musical revue.

  •  By Jerry Leiber & Mike Stoller
  • Featuring the Theater Arts Class of 2021

 DR4: New Works Lab

Apr 1-4, 2020
PPAS Auditorium

A workshop production of a world premiere new play.

  • Written by Eliza Bent
  • Directed by Heather Lanza
  • Featuring the Drama Class of 2020

DR1: Freshman Showcase

June 4-5, 2020
PPAS Black Box

An evening of scenes 

  • Directed by Heather LoSchiavo & Stan Demidoff
  • Featuring the Drama Class of 2023

TA6: Original Short Play Festival

June 9-10, 2020
PPAS Black Box

A festival of original short plays written by the students themselves.

  • Featuring the Theater Arts Class of 2022

 TA8 Play: She Kills Monsters

Jun 5-6, 2020
PPAS Auditorium

A comedic romp into the world of fantasy role-playing games.

  • Written by Qui Nguyen
  • Featuring the Theater Arts Class of 2020