Theatre blog

  • Student-Produced Theatre Production: Oct. 27-29

    October 24, 2016

    The Theatre Department will present The Fairytale Lives of Russian Girls in the Ophelia Parrish Black Box Theater at 8 p.m., Oct. 27-29. Theatre Department lab shows provide students with an opportunity to take complete responsibility for a production. The steering committee selects a play and director from numerous submissions during the semester. This semester’s production is directed […]

  • Theatre Department Casting for One Acts

    October 3, 2016

    The Theatre Department is hosting auditions for the Fall Directors’ Showcase at 5 p.m. Oct. 9 at the Black Box Theatre in Ophelia Parrish 2302. Eight new directors from the play direction class will be at the casting. Actors should prepare 60 seconds of material that shows how they move and talk. Examples include: reciting […]

  • Theatre Production: The Wake of Jamey Foster

    September 16, 2016

    The Truman Theatre Department opens its 2016-2017 season this week with The Wake of Jamey Foster, a comedy/drama by Beth Henley, directed by Ron Rybkowski. The play will be performed at 8 p.m. on Sept. 21-24, 2016, in the James G. Severns Theater of Ophelia Parrish Hall. Suffused with the warmth and offbeat humor that have become the […]

  • Theatre Department Announces 2016-2017 Season

    August 1, 2016

    Sept. 21-24, 2016: The Wake of Jamey Foster By Beth Henley Directed by Ron Rybkowski James G. Severns Theater: 8 p.m. Nov. 9-12, 2016: Seussical Book by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty Music by Stephen Flaherty Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens Directed by Dr. Dana Smith James G. Severns Theater: Wednesday-Friday: 7 p.m.; Saturday, 2 and […]

  • VIDEO: A Behind-the-Scenes Look

    [jwplayer mediaid=”35958″] Before the curtain rises and the actors take the stage, students and faculty spend weeks preparing for opening night. This video gives you a glimpse of all the time and effort that goes into a theatre production from developing promotional materials, to making costumes, to perfecting each scene. For this stage production, Truman’s […]

  • Waiting for Godot, March 31-April 2

    February 2, 2016

    Samuel Beckett’s comedy “Waiting for Godot,” this semester’s student-run Lab Show, will run in the Black Box Theatre, in the Ophelia Parrish Building, March 31-April 2 at 8 p.m. Admission is free.

  • Tickets for Hamlet Available Starting Feb. 8

    The Truman State University Theatre Department invites you to their upcoming production of William Shakespeare’s classic tragedy, Hamlet, which will run Feb. 17-20, 2016, at 8 p.m. in the James G. Severns Theatre in Ophelia Parrish Hall. The production updates the action to a kind of timeless now, while also drawing inspiration from the lines, […]

  • One-Act Play Festival

    November 16, 2015

    The One-Act Play Festival (Directors’ Showcase) will close the fall semester with performances of seven one-acts on Friday and Saturday, December 3-4, 2015, in the Severns Theatre at 8 p.m. Free admission.

  • Freshman Showcase

    November 2, 2015

    See the Freshman Showcase, a collection of scenes by Shel Silverstein, which will be held in the Severns Theatre of Ophelia Parrish on Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015, at 8 p.m. Free Admission.

  • The Nether, A Mainstage Production, Nov. 11-14

    October 5, 2015

    The Nether by Jennifer Haley is the second MainStage production of Truman Theatre’s 2015-2016 season. Performances will be in the Severns Theatre on November 11-14 (Wednesday through Saturday), at 8 p.m. Tickets are $3.

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