fall, Classics in the Quad pours libations to Bacchus with Euripides'
horrifying tragedy. When the newly appointed king Pentheus refuses to
acknowledge the legitimacy of the god Bacchus, Thebes and its king are torn
asunder. Directed by Aaron Shenkman, auditions for The Bacchae will
be held in September.
THE DOUBLE BILL: NEVER SWIM ALONE & THE
Wednesday November 6th to Saturday November 9th, at 8pm in the KTS Red
By Daniel MacIvor
Directed by Rolando Argueta
Produced by Simone MacLennan
Starring John Maize, Philippe Mesly and Laura Gallagher-Doucette
Two men are lifelong friends and rivals, one excelling in business and
the other in his family life. The two Alpha-Males compete against one another
in a non-determinable time and space, being judged by a seemingly anonymous
female referee. This razor-sharp, choreographed cage match unfolds to reveal
their tragic past.
By David Campton
Directed by Elizabeth Thomas
Produced by Amanda Shore
Starring Julia Schultz, Dawn Almeda, Hannah Martin, Amy Hurley, Brooke
Fenton, Kate Jordan, Genevieve Jones and Alexandra Eaton
Six women with contrasting bird-like traits live in a locked room, each
absorbed in her own petty interest, each chattering endlessly and neither
listening to one another. The "Wild One" is thrust among them,
shattering the domestic environment and challenging the walls of the cage.
by David Mamet
by Molly Lowson
by Emily Rendell-Watson and Alanna Griffin
13th, 15th at 8pm 16th at 2pm and 8pm -
university student goes to her professor to discuss his class and her grades.
Sometime after their initial meeting, she accuses him of sexual harassment.
What follows is a terrible power struggle between the two, with devastating
consequences for them both, which raises issues of censorship, education and
25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE
by Sean Young
by Sarah Millet and Meg Shields
November 20th to 23d at 8pm
A hilarious one-act musical chronicling six adolescent outsiders vying
for the spelling championship of a lifetime. Led by grown-ups who barely
managed to escape childhood themselves, the elementary school kids learn that
wining isn't everything losing doesn't necessarily make you a loser, and all
that stuff. It's a production full of lively characters, improv and heart.
by Jonathan Gilbert and Sarah-Jane Hasenauer
by Chya Rei Mogerman and Amanda Shore
25th to 30th-
written theater! Plays in the weirdest of places! The best time!