Theatre blog

  • 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.

  • 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. […]