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2010-11 Theatre Season
Children of Eden is a two-act musical play with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and a book by John Caird. The musical is based on the Book of Genesis. Act I tells the story of Adam and Eve, Cain, and Abel, and Act II deals with Noah and the Flood.
The Bathrobe Drama's are student written and directed 10 minute Christmas plays, leading up to a feature length play at the end. This season included: Away in a Hospital, Superhero Santa, The Grandma Gift, and There were No Germans in Casablanca.
The Boys Next Door is a play, written by Tom Griffin. Set in the Boston area, it deals with four men with various mental disabilities who live in a group home. It takes place over roughly a two-month period and consists of brief vignettes about their lives.
Bus Stop is a drama, with romantic and some comedic elements. It is set in a diner in rural Kansas, about 25 miles west of Kansas City, Missouri during a snowstorm from which bus passengers must take shelter.
The Last Night of Ballyhoo is a play by Alfred Uhry. The comedy is set in the upper class German-Jewish community living in Atlanta, Georgia in December 1939. Hitler has recently conquered Poland, Gone with the Wind is about to premiere, and the Freitag's are looking forward to Ballyhoo, a lavish cotillion ball sponsored by their restrictive country club.
You Can't Take It with You is a comedic play in three acts by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart. At first the Sycamores seem mad, but it is not long before you realize that if they are mad, then the rest of the world is madder. In contrast to these delightful people are the unhappy Kirbys.
The Directors' Showcase is comprised of student directed 10 minute plays, which are also the final projects of the senior level directing class. This season included: Babel's in Arms, Murder by Midnight, Sundried, The Chocolate Affair, The Organ Recital, To Bobolink for her Spirit, and The Sniper.