Theatre blog

  • 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.

  • Fall Lab Show

    September 29, 2015

    The Fall Lab Show, Bug, by Tracy Letts, opens in the Black Box Theatre of Ophelia Parrish on Thursday, Oct. 29 and runs through the Oct 31. All shows begin at 8 pm. and tickets are free. The Lab Show is a wholly student-run production, selected by the Theatre (all-student) Steering Committee.

  • 2015-2016 Truman Theatre Season

    The 2015-2016 Truman Theatre season opens this Wednesday, Sept. 30, with Crimes of the Heart, by Beth Henley. The show runs Wednesday through Saturday nights at 8 p.m. in the James G. Severns Theatre of Ophelia Parrish Hall. Tickets are $3. The Box Office is open weekdays from 11:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. and at 7 p.m. […]

  • She Kills Monsters

    April 14, 2015

  • Call for Designers!!

    February 11, 2015

    If you’re interested in the possibility of designing lights, scenery, or costumes for one of the 4 MainStage shows in the 2015-2016 theatre season, please submit application materials to Dr. Dana Smith’s office by 5 p.m. on Monday, 3/2/15. Those materials should include: 1) a letter of interest, describing which production slot you’d like to […]

  • Call for Assistant Directors!!

    If you’d like to serve as AD on one of the Fall 2015 productions, please prepare a letter of interest and a resume. Applications are due in Dr. Dana Smith’s office by 5 p.m. on Monday, 3/2/15. Letters of interest should include: 1) which production you’re wanting to AD and why, 2) your thoughts on […]