U of I Theatre Arts Announces 2023-24 Season
August 15, 2023
MOSCOW, Idaho — From a captivating musical to an exuberant comedy to magical realism, University of Idaho Department of Theatre Arts’ upcoming theatre season offers something for everyone, including new works.
All plays are being held in Moscow at U of I facilities. For showtimes, venues and tickets, visit uidaho.edu/class/theatre. All shows are free for U of I students.
Sept. 22-24, “First Bite New Play Series” is a fall showcase for emerging U of I Master of Fine Arts playwrights, featuring free staged readings of new works. Each performance is followed by a question-and-answer session with the playwright.
- “Not Dead Enough” by Kellie Stonebrook
- “Coloring Along the Lines” by Jesse Parr
Oct. 26-Nov. 5, “Amelie (The Musical)” is an enchanting and captivating musical that explores themes of self-discovery, friendship and the transformative power of dreams. It is produced in partnership with Lionel Hampton School of Music and directed by Craig A. Miller and Vern Sielert, orchestra director, with Christian Reed, music director.
Nov. 30-Dec. 3, “What the Constitution Means to Me” is a paean for basic fairness highlighting both the brilliance and betrayal of our constitution, especially when it comes to women. It stars Kelly Quinnett and is directed by David Lee-Painter. Idaho Repertory Theatre is hosting this performance.
Feb. 1-11, 2024, “Go, Dog. Go! (The Musical)” is an exuberant and hilarious musical adventure for the whole family that brings to life the whimsical world of dogs. The story is based on the classic children’s book by P.D. Eastman.
March 1-3, 2024, “First Bite New Play Series” is the spring showcase for emerging U of I Master of Fine Arts playwrights, featuring free staged readings of new work. Each performance is followed by a question-and-answer session with the playwright.
- “Seasons in the Sun” by Lane Richins
- TBD by May Cardoso
April 25-May 5, 2024, “Orlando” is an inventive, creative journey through centuries and genders based on the Virginia Woolf novel of the same name.
Online tickets are available for sale one month before show openings. Visit www.uitheatre.com for information. Tickets are also sold at the door one hour before shows begin.
For more information on the season, contact the Department of Theatre Arts at 208-885-6465.
Department of Theatre Arts and Lionel Hampton School of Music
About the University of Idaho
The University of Idaho, home of the Vandals, is Idaho’s land-grant, national research university. From its residential campus in Moscow, U of I serves the state of Idaho through educational centers in Boise, Coeur d’Alene and Idaho Falls, nine research and Extension centers, plus Extension offices in 42 counties. Home to nearly 11,000 students statewide, U of I is a leader in student-centered learning and excels at interdisciplinary research, service to businesses and communities, and in advancing diversity, citizenship and global outreach. U of I competes in the Big Sky and Western Athletic conferences. Learn more at uidaho.edu.