Arcadia Theater Productions

Arcadia University Theater provides our students and the community with a season of professional quality productions that showcase the talents, passions and dedication of our student artists. Our productions are directed, designed and choreographed by active professional artists from Philadelphia’s vibrant theatre community.

2018-19 Productions

One of Shakespeare’s most beloved comedies, As You Like It follows exiled Rosalind, who dresses as a man to escape her foes and begin a new life. But when she runs into the love-sick Orlando and joins forces with the Forest of Arden inhabitants, Rosalind may be in for more than just her happy ending.

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As You Like It, Oct. 11 – 21

One of Shakespeare’s most beloved comedies, As You Like It follows exiled Rosalind, who dresses as a man to escape her foes and begin a new life. But when she runs into the love-sick Orlando and joins forces with the Forest of Arden inhabitants, Rosalind may be in for more than just her happy ending.

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Dynamic and engaging, In the Cotton revolves around a racial incident perpetrated on a college campus. As outrage grows, students and administrators take sides, and necessary conversations about race arise: What is a racist event? Who owns righteous indignation? When is activism necessary?

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In the Cotton, Nov. 29 – Dec. 9

Dynamic and engaging, In the Cotton revolves around a racial incident perpetrated on a college campus. As outrage grows, students and administrators take sides, and necessary conversations about race arise: What is a racist event? Who owns righteous indignation? When is activism necessary?

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Winner of the 1981 Pulitzer Prize and the New York Drama Critics Circle Award. The three Magrath sisters— each with grave (yet hilarious) problems— have gathered in Mississippi with their grandfather, who is living out his final hours. With a cast of young, confused, and awkward characters trying to escape the past and seize the future, Crimes of the Heart lingers in the mind long after the curtain closes.

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Crimes of the Heart, February 21– March 3

Winner of the 1981 Pulitzer Prize and the New York Drama Critics Circle Award. The three Magrath sisters— each with grave (yet hilarious) problems— have gathered in Mississippi with their grandfather, who is living out his final hours. With a cast of young, confused, and awkward characters trying to escape the past and seize the future, Crimes of the Heart lingers in the mind long after the curtain closes.

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Henrik Ibsen's timeless drama follows the independent, striking, and powerful Hedda as she struggles to escape a loveless, ordinary existence and exercise her wild whims. With the return of an old flame and a proposition from an amorous judge, Hedda begins a dangerous game, manipulating and destroying everyone around her in an attempt to regain control of her life.

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Hedda Gabler, Mar. 28 – 31

Henrik Ibsen's timeless drama follows the independent, striking, and powerful Hedda as she struggles to escape a loveless, ordinary existence and exercise her wild whims. With the return of an old flame and a proposition from an amorous judge, Hedda begins a dangerous game, manipulating and destroying everyone around her in an attempt to regain control of her life.

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Take a dark, mysterious, musical journey into the heart and soul of Edgar Allan Poe, whose poetry is transformed into musical numbers. This story of love, personal demons, and self discovery delves into Poe's mind with disturbing yet relatable charm.

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Nevermore, April 4 – 14

Take a dark, mysterious, musical journey into the heart and soul of Edgar Allan Poe, whose poetry is transformed into musical numbers. This story of love, personal demons, and self discovery delves into Poe's mind with disturbing yet relatable charm.

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Art & Design Students Blog “The Making of Midway”

While Midway depicts an unlikely duo's love story, apprentices Arianna Kendra '17 (pictured) and Rose Fahringer '19 are writing their own story about life behind the scenes.

Contact Us

Location

MainStage Theater
Spruance Fine Arts Center

Tickets & Information

Call 215-572-2112
Email arcadiatheater@arcadia.edu

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