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Our Season

2014 Mainstage Performances

Richard III

by William Shakespeare
directed by Michael Connolly, Associate Professor of Theatre, SMU
February 26 – March 2, 2014
Wed. – Sat.: 8 p.m.;
Sat. & Sun.: 2 p.m.
Greer Garson Theatre - Owen Arts Center

A towering and thrilling Shakespearean masterpiece featuring one of the theatre’s most entertaining villains and the array of brilliant women and men who oppose him. Master of a diabolically cruel wit, Richard boasts that he “can smile and murder whiles I smile…” In response, the poet W.H. Auden suggests that the murderous king “must always make enemies, for then he can be sure he exists.”

New Visions, New Voices

Produced by Gretchen Elizabeth Smith, Associate Professor and Head of Theatre Studies, SMU
March 21 – 30, 2014
Fri. – Sat.: 8 p.m.;
Sat. & Sun.: 2 p.m.;
Sun. (March 23 only): 7:30 p.m.
Greer Garson Theatre - Owen Arts Center

A spring playwriting festival in its 20th season, New Visions, New Voices will present one performance each of a variety of full-length plays written by students graduating from the Division of Theatre. Directors include guest artists as well as faculty and students. Each performance will be followed by an audience discussion session with the playwright, director and actors.

The Rep: Three Plays Performed in Rotating Repertory

April 22 – May 4, 2014
Tues. – Sat.: 8 p.m.;
Sat. & Sun.: 2 p.m.;
Sun. (April 27 only): 7:30 p.m.
Margo Jones Theatre – Owen Arts Center

The Division of Theatre will present three contemporary American plays in rotation over a two-week period.

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