Productions and Events
Fall Season 2020
"A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens | adapted by Kendra Phillips | directed by Craig A. Miller
‘Tis the Season, and the University of Idaho’s Department of Theatre Arts is gearing up to present the Charles Dickens classic, "A Christmas Carol" like you’ve never experienced it before. Journey back in time to Victorian England for a holiday theatrical event that is family-friendly and nostalgically new, in a world premier adaptation by U of I Master of Fine Arts playwriting candidate, Kendra Phillips. Don’t miss this exciting and fresh retelling of Ebenezer Scrooge’s self-reflective journey, from miserly wretchedness to merry redemption. Boasting an enormous cast of U of I Theatre Arts undergraduate and graduate students, fully realized costumes, lighting and sound. And starring David Lee-Painter as the infamous Scrooge, A Christmas Carol will be presented as a ZOOM livestream performance event.
- 6 p.m. December 4, 5, 11, 12
- 2 p.m. December 5, 6, 13
- Tickets: free for U of I students, $10 individuals, $20 family
- View program here.
These virtual meetings bring experienced theatre professionals from around the world to our students via Zoom for revealing conversations about creativity and success in the real world. Previous presenters have included award-winning playwrights, performers, casting directors, puppet masters, company executives and others sharing their stories and wisdom. All Greenroom Chats begin at 1 p.m., Pacific Standard Time unless otherwise noted. If you would like to join us for a particular presentation, please request the Zoom link from the Department of Theatre Arts at email@example.com.
- Dec. 4, Chelsea Hackett, executive director of SPEAK
Previous guest artists:
Idris Goodwin, playwright
Lavina Jadhwani, director
Amy Rose Marsh, Concord Theatricals (formerly Samuel French)
Juan Cabello and Geralldy Najera, directors, performers
AnaSofia Villanueva, producer, director, writer, activist
Aurin Squire, playwright
Prison Performing Arts: Dario Pena, Robbie Pollock, Kathleen Powers-Kusio