Arcadia University Theater
The mission of Arcadia University Theater is to provide our students and the community with a season of productions that demonstrate the rigorous four-year sequence of course studies in the theater program at Arcadia University.
Four Plays for $40: The Prescott Method, Spectaculathon, Eurydice, and SHOUT! The Mod Musical. Call 215-572-2112 or complete the membership form to subscribe. Members enjoy complete flexibility with their chosen dates. We are unable to offer refunds.
2014-15 Theater Productions
The Prescott Method
Written by Michael Whistler
Oct. 9, 10, 11, 16, 17, 18 at 8 p.m.
Oct. 11, 12, 18, 19 at 2 p.m.
The comfort of freshly-baked bread brings together Veronica, an over-burdened mother of six children, and Peg, a lonely housewife with a flair in the kitchen. Together, these women follow the wisdom of celebrity author and television host Elizabeth Prescott as they search for the perfect ingredients for confronting life’s challenges together. Set in 1966, The Prescott Method is a heartwarming new play about friendship and perseverance.
The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon
Written by Don Zolidis
Nov. 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22 at 8 p.m.
Nov. 15, 16, 22, 23 at 2 p.m.
The Brothers Grimm wrote more than 200 enduring fairytales. In this outrageous, inventive and fast-paced stage adaptation, an ensemble of two narrators and several versatile actors combine all of them into one wild performance. With audience participation, The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon is fun for the child in all of us!
Written by Mary Chase
Feb. 19 – Mar. 1
Feb. 19, 20, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28 at 8 p.m.
Feb. 21, 22, 28, and Mar. 1 at 2 p.m.
Sarah Ruhl beautifully re-tells the ancient Greek myth of Orpheus and his wife Eurydice – this time from Eurydice's point of view. Experience this stirring drama of fathers and daughters, love and loss, and the difficult choices we make when it comes to those closest to our hearts.
SHOUT! The Mod Musical
Written by Phillip George and David Lowenstein
Apr. 9 - 19
Apr. 9, 10, 11, 16, 17, 18 at 8 p.m.
Apr. 11, 12, 18, 19 at 2 p.m.
The swingin' '60s is brought to life in SHOUT! The Mod Musical. Follow four colorful women as they make their way through the music and history of this tumultuous decade, leaning on one another as they go. Includes everyone's mod favorites such as, "Downtown," Son of a Preacher Man," and "These Boots are Made for Walkin'."
For further information and ticket reservations, call 215-572-2112 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.