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EMU Theatre 2016-2017 Mainstage Season

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(LBC APPROVED: All EMU Theatre Mainstage productions are approved for LBC 3 credit.)

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Welcome Back Picnic!

Join the School of Communication, Media &
Theatre Arts and EMU Theatre as we kick off
the new academic year on Thursday, Sept. 8
from 3:30-5:30pm
. Free food, fun and games
for current EMU students, faculty and staff.
Location will be the Quirk Circle Drive.

The Last Five Years

POWERFUL INTIMATE MUSICAL
Book, Music & Lyrics by
Jason Robert Brown
Directed by Pam Cardell,
Music Direction by R. MacKenzie Lewis
Sponberg Theatre
HELD OVER FOR ONE WEEKEND ONLY!
September 9 & 10 at 7p.m. and September 11 at 2p.m., 2016
Recommended for ages 16+

Macbeth

SAVAGE SHAKESPEAREAN TRAGEDY
By William Shakespeare
Directed by Lee Stille
Quirk Theatre
October 21, 22, 27, 28, 29 at 7p.m. and October 23 & 30 at 2p.m., 2016
High school matinees on October 25 & 26 at 10a.m.
DRAMA DAY performance on October 22 at 2p.m.
Recommended for ages 13+

Vital Signs

INSPIRING WOMEN'S STORIES
By Jane Martin
Featuring the music of Angel Food for Thought by Meryn Cadell
Directed by Pam Cardell
Sponberg Theatre
November 18 & 19 at 7p.m. and November 20 at 2p.m., 2016
Recommended for mature audiences

Christmas Carol'd

TIMELESS SPIRITED TALE
By Joseph Zettelmaier
Directed by Terry Heck Seibert, Music Direction by R. MacKenzie Lewis
Quirk Theatre
December 2, 3, 8, 9, 10 at 7p.m. and December 4 & 11 at 2p.m., 2016
Recommended for ages 8+

A Raisin in the Sun

RACIALLY RELEVANT CLASSIC
By Lorraine Hansberry
Directed by Wallace Bridges
Sponberg Theatre
February 8, 9, 10, 11 at 7p.m. and February 11 & 12 at 2p.m., 2017
High school matinees on February 14 & 15 at 10a.m.
Recommended for ages 13+

The Butterfly

WONDROUS PERSIAN FABLE
Play by Bijan Mofid, Translated by Pirooz Aghssa
Directed by Patricia Zimmer
Sponberg Theatre
March 3 & 4 at 7p.m. and March 5 at 2p.m., 2017
Recommended for ages 10+

Spring Awakening

PROVOCATIVE ROCK MUSICAL
Book & Lyrics by Steven Sater
Music by Duncan Sheik
Based on the play by Frank Wedekind
Directed by Pirooz Aghssa, Music Direction by R. MacKenzie Lewis
Quirk Theatre
March 31, April 1, 6, 7, 8 at 7p.m. and April 2 & 9 at 2p.m., 2017
Recommended for mature audiences

Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse

DELIGHTFUL CHILDREN'S COMEDY
Based on the book by Kevin Henkes
Adapted for the stage by Kevin Kling
Directed by Christine Tanner
Sponberg Theatre
June 2 & 9 at 7p.m. and June 3, 4, 10, 11 at 2p.m., 2017
Elementary school matinees on June 6 & 7 at 10a.m.
Recommended for ages 5+

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