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Current Productions

 

The 2016-17 Season


FALL

——Student Workshop Production——

Gruesome Playground Injuries

By Rajiv Joseph
Directed by Allison Price, BA Theatre Studies student
November 3, 4, 5, 2016
Studio 119 (MCCO 119)
All Seats $5
Over the course of 30 years, the lives of Kayleen and Doug intersect at the most bizarre intervals.

—Studio Workshop Production——

Red Curtain Broadway Revue

Directed by Terri Brown and selected BFA Musical Theatre students
November 17, 18 19 at 7:30 PM
November 20 at 2:00 PM
McConnell Auditorium
Adult $12 – Seniors  $10 – Under 18  $10 – CWU Student $8
Advanced purchase recommended
Central Theater Ensemble brings a taste of Broadway to Ellensburg.

——Mainstage Production——

She Kills Monsters

by Qui Nguyen
Directed by Patrick Dizney
December 1, 2, at 7:30 PM
December 3 at 4:00 PM and 10:00 PM
December 5 at 2:00 PM
Milo Smith Tower Theatre
Adult $15 – Seniors  $12 – Under 18 $10 – CWU Student $8
Advanced purchase recommended
WINNER - 2013 AATE Distinguished Play Award
A comedic romp into the world of fantasy role-playing games.


Winter

——Studio Workshop Production——

Student Works Festival

Produced and Directed by Theatre Students
February 16, 17 at 7:30 PM
February 18 at 4:00 PM
Milo Smith Tower Theatre

——Mainstage Production——

TBA

Directed by George Bellah
March 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, 11 at 7:30 PM
March 12 at 2:00 PM
McConnell Auditorium
Adult $12 – Seniors $10 – Under 18  $10 – CWU Student $8
Advanced purchase recommended


Spring

——Studio Workshop Production——

TBA

April 13, 14, 20, 21 at 7:40 PM
April 15 and 22 at 7:30 PM and 11:00 PM
Directed by Terri Brown
Milo Smith Tower Theatre
Adult $12 – Seniors $10 – Under 18  $10 – CWU Student $8
Advanced purchase recommended
Everything will change for the whole family on the fateful night they host a dinner for a “normal” boyfriend and his parents.

——Mainstage Production——

Midsummer Night’s Dream

by William Shakespeare
Directed by Matthieu Chapman
May 12, 13, 18, 19 and 20 at 7:30 PM
May 14 and 18 at 2:00 PM
Location TBA
Adult $15 – Seniors $12 – Under 18  $10 – CWU Student $8
Advanced purchase recommended
The adventures of four young Athenian lovers and a group of six amateur
actors are controlled by the fairies.


Orchesis Dance Concert

TBA
McConnell Auditorium

This perennial favorite returns as the Orchesis Dance Company teams-up with the BFA lighting students in presenting their Spring Dance Performance. Student and faculty choreography and lighting are featured in this collaborative effort between the two departments.

Families of all ages can enjoy this production together.
Children should be able to sit next to their parent quietly for at least 1 hour.

 

Spring Fashion Show

TBA
Milo Smith Tower Theatre
General Admission
Contact Fashion Merchandising for Tickets pre-sale (sold the week before the show in the SURC tabling area) students with ID $8 general admission $10 - all tickets at the door $12.

Building on successful collaborative efforts over the past  five years, the CWU student chapter of the United State Institute for Theatre Technology joins the CWU Student Fashion Association and the Apparel, Textiles and Merchandising Program showcasing the talents of students in all three areas.

In an effort to advise patrons of program content
we have developed three rating levels that you may find useful:

Family Friendly
Families of all ages can enjoy this production together. 
Children should be able to sit next to their parent quietly for at least 1 hour.

Parental Guidance
Parents may consider some material unsuitable for their youngest children.
May include situations, language, or actions that may startle some patrons.

Mature Audiences
Some material unsuitable for children under 17
Includes language and situations some patrons may consider offensive.