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Physical Address:
Corner of 6th and Rayburn Shoup Hall - 2nd Floor

Mailing Address:
Theatre Arts Department
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2008
Moscow, ID 83844-2008

Phone: 208-885-6465

Fax: 208-885-2558

Email: theatre@uidaho.edu

Web: Theatre Arts Department

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Productions and Events

2019-2020 SEASON

Fall Auditions: August 31 and September 1, 2019

Drowning Ophelia | By Rachel Luann Strayer

  • September 27 - October 6, 2019
  • Pocket Playhouse

About the play: "Drowning Ophelia" is a dark comedy performed in one act about the long-term consequences of childhood abuse and a love letter to those who have suffered. There is always hope. Jane doesn't know what to do with the literary character who has taken up residence in her bathtub. She doesn't want Ophelia interrupting the obsessive order of her life with obnoxious songs about death and valentines. She doesn't want Ophelia disrupting her relationship with Edmund, the oddly charming actor who might show up for dinner in a suit...or a suit of armor. And she most definitely doesn't want Ophelia stirring up memories of a brother she would rather forget. But Ophelia doesn't care about what Jane wants so much as what she needs. As Jane's past intrudes dangerously on her present, it becomes clear that Ophelia is not simply a character from "Hamlet" but a long-forgotten messenger with a question from Jane's own troubled mind: How do you move on when reconciliation is not an option?

This Random World | by Steven Dietz

  • October 18-27, 2019
  • The  Forge Theater

We want to believe that serendipity brings us together, but is that just a myth? Mining the comedy of missed connections, "This Random World" asks the serious question of how often we travel parallel paths through the world without noticing. From an ailing woman who plans one final trip, to her daughter planning one great escape and her son falling prey to a prank gone wrong, this funny, intimate, and heartbreaking play explores the lives that may be happening just out of reach of our own.

Little Women | Book by Allan Knee, Music by Jason Howland & Lyrics by Mindi Dickstein

  • December 6 - 15, 2019
  • The Hartung Theater

This timeless, captivating story is brought to life in this glorious musical filled with personal discovery, heartache, hope and everlasting love. Based on Louisa May Alcott's life, "Little Women" follows the adventures of sisters, Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy March. "Little Women" embodies the complete theatrical experience, guaranteeing a show filled with laughter, tears and a lifting of the spirit.

Spring Auditions: January 11 & 12, 2020

Deep Calls | by Kendra Phillips

  • February 7 - 15, 202
  • The Forge

"Deep Calls" is the story of a young woman working to get out of and heal from a life in prostitution. She journals her experiences, framing them as a fair tale adventure as she is not yet ready to face certain events head on. The play moves between the fair tale journal entries and the interactions with the woman who runs the safe house in which she is staying, guiding her along in her real-life journey toward restoring her identity and sense of self-worth.

The Moors | by Jen Silverman

  • March 6 - 15, 2020
  • The Hartung Theater

Two sisters and a dog live out their lives on the bleak English moors, and dream of love and power. The arrival of a hapless governess and a moor-hen set all three on a strange and dangerous path. "The Moors" is a dark comedy about love, desperation and visibility.

You Can't Take It With You | by George S. Kaufman & Moss Hart

  • April 17 -26, 2020
  • The Hartung Theater

One of the most popular and successful plays of modern time, an eccentric family allows each member to pursue his own ambition in the home, but their routine is disrupted when a daughter with a regular job wants to bring her fiancé and his Wall Street family to dinner in George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart's Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy.

Physical Address:
Corner of 6th and Rayburn Shoup Hall - 2nd Floor

Mailing Address:
Theatre Arts Department
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2008
Moscow, ID 83844-2008

Phone: 208-885-6465

Fax: 208-885-2558

Email: theatre@uidaho.edu

Web: Theatre Arts Department

Map