Productions and Events
Julius Caesar (featuring UI Summer Drama Camp Youth)
After a three week jump into the world of theatre, more than 20 youth will perform in Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar" in a free production open to all. Based on true events from Roman history, "Julius Caesar" explores themes of honor, patriotism and friendship. Hosted by University of Idaho Theatre Arts, Summer Drama Camp provides young people with the opportunity to work collaboratively, think creatively, increase self-confidence and build language arts and performance skills, while learning about Shakespeare.
Performance at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 29 at the Hartung Theater.
The Dumb Waiterby Harold Pinter
Considered a perfectly formed gem of a play, “The Dumb Waiter” is one of Pinter’s best early one-act plays.
The Forge | Performance dates: Sept. 13, 14, 15, 16*, 17 (two shows on Sept. 16)
Roofby Ricky J. Martinez
A tribute to friendship and the city of Miami, “Roof” features roomies Vic and Adam who throw a Friday night rooftop barbecue with their friends: a bombshell; a hunk; a ghetto drag queen; and whoever else decides to show up. Then a life shattering moment tests the strength of the friendships.
Hartung Theater | Performance dates: Oct. 13, 14, 15, 19, 20, 21*, 22 (*two shows on Oct. 21)
A Child’s Christmas in WalesA musical based on the short story by Dylan Thomas
Portraying a nostalgic and simpler time, “A Child’s Christmas in Wales” is one of Thomas's most popular works.
Hartung Theater | Performance dates: Dec. 1, 2*, 3, 7, 8** 9, 10 (*two shows on Dec. 2) (**special school matinee at 10 a.m.)
Studio Slot – TBA
The Forge | Performance dates: Feb. 28, Mar. 1, 2, 3*, 4 (*two shows on Mar. 3)
True Westby Sam Shepard
Sibling rivalry takes center stage in this examination of family conflict that was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1983. New York magazine described Sam Shepard as "the greatest American playwright of his generation," and “True West” shows why Shepard’s reputation is well-deserved.
The Forge | Performance dates: March 30, 31, April 1, 5, 6, 7*, 8 (*two shows on April 7)
The Children’s Hourby Lillian Hellman
An American drama set in an all-girls boarding school run by two women. To avoid being sent back to school, a student tells her grandmother that the two headmistresses are having an affair. The accusation proceeds to destroy the women's careers, relationships and lives.
Hartung Theater | Performance dates: April 20, 21*, 26, 27**, 28* (*two shows on Ap. 21 & 28) (**two shows including special school matinee at 10 a.m.)