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2010-09 Theatre Season
The Crucible is a 1953 play by the American playwright Arthur Miller. It was initially called "The Chronicles of Sarah Good". It is a dramatized and partially fictionalized story of the Salem witch trials that took place in the Province of Massachusetts Bay during 1692 and 1693.
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: Canceling Christmas, Goodbye Cruel World, Happy Holidays, Troubled Waters, and The Joy of Grieving.
Working is a musical with by Stephen Schwartz and Nina Faso based on the Studs Terkel book Working: People Talk About What They Do All Day and How They Feel About What They Do (1974), which has interviews with people from different regions and occupations.
Tartuffe, or The Impostor, first performed in 1664, is one of the most famous theatrical comedies by Molière. Orgon's family is up in arms because Orgon and his mother have fallen under the influence of Tartuffe, a pious fraud. Tartuffe pretends to be pious and to speak with divine authority, and Orgon and his mother no longer take any action without first consulting him.
The One Act Play Festival is comprised of student directed one act plays, which are also the final projects of the senior level directing class. This season included: American Century, Fools, Murder in the Cathedral, The American Dream, The Stepmother, The Bay at Nice, and The Terrible Meek.