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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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Current Department of Theatre Arts Season

The U of I Theatre Arts Department performs several captivating plays each season.

2018-2019 SEASON

TICKETS AVAILABLE A MONTH BEFORE OPENING AT BOOKPEOPLE OF MOSCOW OR CALL THEATRE ARTS AT 208-885-6465 TO RESERVE YOUR SEAT. PERFORMANCES ARE FREE for U of I STUDENTS! $5-$15 FOR PUBLIC. MATINEES ARE "PAY WHAT YOU CAN."

A MIDWINTER NIGHT’S DREAM | ADAPTED & DIRECTED BY STEPHEN JOHN

  • 7:30 p.m., Nov. 30, Dec. 1, 6, 8
  • 2 p.m. Dec. 1, 2, 9 (pay what you can!)
  • Hartung Theater, 625 Stadium Drive, Moscow
  • Tickets on sale now!

Enjoy a holiday interpretation of Shakespeare’s classic tale about the mystery, magic and transformative power of love. Appropriate for all ages; bring the family!

THE GIFT OF THE MAGI | BY O. HENRY | DIRECTED BY KELLY QUINNETT

  • 6:30 p.m. Nov. 30, Dec. 1, 7, 8
  • 8:30 p.m. Nov. 30, Dec. 1 & 8
  • 12 p.m. Dec. 2 & 9 (pay what you can!)
  • Forge Theater, 404 Sweet Ave., Moscow
  • Tickets on sale now!

A bittersweet love story of a young couple unable to afford presents for each other on their first Christmas together. Each makes a sacrifice to provide a gift for the other. A beautiful, sympathetic and warmly human dramatic musical adaptation of the classic O. Henry story.

Special pre-shows feature local musicians 30 minutes before curtain!

  • Dec. 1 at 6 p.m. | The Border Highlanders - pipe and drum band
  • Dec. 1 at 8 p.m. | Moscow High School Jazz Choir
  • Dec. 2 at 11:30 a.m. | The Jelly Beans
  • Dec. 7 at 6 p.m. | Joan & Marci - The Alexander-Stephens Duo
  • Dec. 8 at 6 p.m. | Palouse Harmony Chorus
  • Dec. 9 at 11:30 a.m. | Traffyk Jam

UP CHIMACUM CREEK | BY BEN GONZALES | DIRECTED BY JUSTIN CERNE | WORLD PREMIERE!

  • 7:30 p.m., Jan. 30, 31, Feb. 1, 2
  • 2 p.m. Feb. 2, 3 (pay what you can!)
  • Forge Theater, 404 Sweet Ave, Moscow

“Up Chimacum Creek” is a coming of age story about life, love and loss in the Pacific Northwest. As young Willie Almeida and his friends return from a fishing trip, they witness an event that has a powerful and lasting impression on all of them. The play chronicles this life changing moment that is as surprising as it is shocking. Ben Gonzales and Justine Cerne are MFA Candidates in our distance program.

PRESENT LAUGHTER | BY NOEL COWARD | DIRECTED BY CRAIG A. MILLER

  • 7:30 p.m. March 1, 2, 7, 8, 9
  • 2 p.m. March 2, 3, 10 (pay what you can!)
  • Hartung Theater, 625 Stadium Drive, Moscow

In this light-hearted comedy classic, a self-obsessed actor in the midst of a mid-life crisis juggles a fawning ingénue, a crazed playwright, his ex-wife, and the personal lives of his eccentric friends.

THE THREE KEYS OF CAPTAIN HELLFIRE | BY ARIANA BURNS | SHANTIES BY SHANDEEN

  • 7:30 p.m., April 19, 20, 25, 26, 27
  • 2 p.m. April 20 & 27 (pay what you can!)
  • Hartung Theater, 625 Stadium Drive, Moscow

Wilhelmina Dowdy has a secret. Seven years ago she was Captain Hellfire of the pirate ship, the Early Revenge. A sudden tempest shipwrecked her and her crew, along with their stolen loot. Dowdy protected the treasure and waited. Now her crew returns, older, but not much wiser to finally divvy  up the booty. A comedy for the whole family written by U of I alumna, Ariana Burns, with original shanties by Shandeen, a Portland, Oregon musician, singer, songwriter.

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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