Productions

Poster for Phaedra by Jean Baptiste Racine, Nov. 15-19, Translated by Richard Wilbur and Directed by Lydia Mackay

2017-2018 Season

The TWU Theatre Program’s 2017-2018 season features an original comedy of catastrophic proportions, a classic French tragedy, an imaginative fusion of Eastern and Western theatre styles and a Pulitzer Award winner from one of America’s favorite playwrights. 

November 15-19, 2017

Phaedra

Jean-Baptiste Racine’s masterpiece skillfully combines the elements of tragedy in a tale of a woman’s self-destructive passion, which dooms not only her, but also those she loves most. Directed by guest director Lydia Mackay. Patrons: Please be aware, all performances of Phaedra will have NO late seating. Tickets available Nov. 1, 2017 >>

February 21-25, 2018

The Long Christmas Ride Home

Set during an emotionally tumultuous road trip, Pulitzer Award winner Paula Vogel boldly mixes Western theatrical tradition with ancient Japanese bunraku-style puppetry to create a story of familial drama and tension. Assistant professor Dr. Noah Lelek will direct.

April 18-22, 2018

The Skin of Our Teeth

Thornton Wilder’s ambitious, apocalyptic three-act comedy follows the lives of George and Maggie Antrobus, their children Gladys and Henry, and Sabina – the family maid with a habit of breaking the fourth wall and turning the family’s best laid plans for survival topsy-turvy. Directed by program director, Dr. Patrick Bynane.

All performances will take place in the Redbud Theater Complex. Tickets will be available soon. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for students and seniors, and pay-what-you-can for Saturday, 2 p.m. performances. Read the press release >>

Past Productions

Flyer for the TWU production of Love and Warcraft

2016-2017 Season

2015-2016 Season

2014-2015 Season

2013-2014 Season

2012-2013 Season

2011-2012 Season

2010-2011 Season

  • Boy Gets Girl by Rebecca Gilman
  • She Stoops to Conquer by Oliver Goldsmith
  • The Panther’s Scream and Other Texas Tales, an original production
  • Private Lives by Noel Coward

2009-2010 Season

  • If You Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura Numeroff
  • The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe by Joseph Robinette and C.S. Lewis
  • Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris by Eric Blau and Mort Shuman
  • The Half Moon Couple by Martin M. Maguire
  • Oedipus the King by Sophocles
  • Dead Man’s Cell Phone by Sarah Ruhl

2008-2009 Season

  • The Tempest by William Shakespeare
  • The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams
  • The Long Christmas Dinner by Thorton Wilder
  • Helen by Ellen McLaughlin

2007-2008 Season

  • Hedda Gabler by Henrik Ibsen, Adapted by Jon Robin Baitz
  • Proof by David Auburn
  • Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
  • Wonder of the World by David Lindsay-Abaire

2006-2007 Season

  • The Fantasticks by Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt
  • The Heiress by Ruth and Augustus Goetz
  • The Merry Wives of Windsor by William Shakespeare