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Current Department of Theatre Arts Season

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

FALL SEASON AUDITIONS

OPEN TO ALL

  • 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, August 18
  • Hartung Theater, 625 Stadium Drive, Moscow
  • Prepare 2 one-minute monologues:
  • One contemporary
  • One Shakespeare
  • Sing 30 bars of a song (you may accompany yourself)
  • Bring resume & headshot
  • Select a three-minute slot on "Sign Up Genius" (LINK COMING SOON)
  • Callbacks on Sunday, August 19

2018-2019 SEASON

A KIND OF ALASKA | BY HAROLD PINTER | DIRECTED BY RICKY KIMBALL

Sept. 13-23 | Arena Theater
Pinter is considered one of the most influential playwrights of this century, his “Alaska” was inspired by Dr. Oliver Sack’s accounts of patients awakening from decades-long comas. “Alaska” follows Deborah as she wakes up from a 29-year sleep, greeted by her doctor and sister who have been long awaiting this moment.

THE OPEN HAND | WRITTEN & DIRECTED BY ROBERT CAISLEY

October 12-21 | Forge Theater
Are you a generous person? “The Open Hand” is a meditation on the nature of generosity. Allison does not accept gifts. Not even on her birthday. Not even from her fiancé. So when she finds herself without her wallet and unable to pay the tab for an expensive lunch with a friend, it is with great reluctance that she accepts the generosity of a total stranger.

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

November 30-Dec. 9 | Hartung Theater
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

November 30-Dec. 9 | Forge Theater
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.

UP CHIMACUM CREEK | BY BEN GONZALES

January 30-Feb. 3 | Forge Theater
“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.

PRESENT LAUGHTER | BY NOEL COWARD

March 1-10 | Hartung Theater
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 ARI BURNS | SHANTIES BY SHANDEEN

April 19-27 | Hartung
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.

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

Mailing Address:
Theatre Arts Department
University of Idaho
111 Perimeter Drive MS 2008
Moscow, ID 11111-2008

Phone: 111-111-6465

Fax: 111-111-2558

Email: [email protected]

Web: Theatre Arts Department