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Stay in the know about upcoming performances, key dates and learn about program accolades from the University of South Carolina's award-winning theatre program.

Macbeth | October 16-21, 2019

"Something wicked" comes to the Center for Performance Experiment this October, as the University of South Carolina Theatre Program presents Shakespeare's timeless tragedy, "Macbeth."

Stories of Dislocation | September 26 - October 6

Professor Robyn Hunt's original play utilizes interviews with immigrants whose stories of migration, of things and people left behind, and of discoveries in the new country have shaped their lives.

Here's What's Coming To Our Stages in 2019-2020

We're proud to announce our 2019-2010 UofSC Theatre schedule!

Aphra Behn: Wanton. Woman. Wit. | April 21-28, 2019

The UofSC Dept. of Theatre and Dance, in partnership with Full Circle Productions, will present this world-premiere production charting the life and adventures of the first woman to make a living by writing.

Wonder of the World | April 17-20, 2019

Pulitzer-winning playwright David Lindsay-Abaire's wacky comic journey takes the Lab Theatre stage April 17-20!

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time | April 5-13, 2019

Q&A with Alum Mary Tilden

Mary Tilden (BA, 2012) talks about her acting career in Chicago, including her role in The Goodman Theatre's production of "The Wolves."

Stages | March 7-8, 2019

From award winning performer David Lee Nelson comes a new play about finding hope in the most unlikely of places. Presented in partnership with the Colorectal Cancer Prevention Network.

The Revolutionists | February 6-17, 2019

Lauren Gunderson's raucously comic and feminist take on the French Revolution will be presented in alternating repertory with "Waiting for Godot" at the Center for Performance Experiment.

Waiting for Godot | February 7-17, 2019

Samuel Beckett's revolutionary existential drama will be performed in alternating repertory with "The Revolutionists," at the Center for Performance Experiment.

The Wolves | February 21 - March 2

A 2017 finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, Sarah DeLappe's "The Wolves" is a brutally honest portrait of life on a high school girls' soccer team.

By the Bog of Cats | December 1-4, 2018

Marina Carr's haunting Irish adaptation of Euripides' "Medea" comes to the Lab Theatre December 1-4.

Eleemosynary | November 15-18, 2018

Lee Blessing's insightful script examines the subtle and often perilous relationship between three remarkable women.

Platonov | November 9-17, 2018

Chekhov's rarely-performed first play has been adapted by Professor Steven Pearson, who also directs the production.

Master Class: Acting and Auditioning for the Camera

Guest instructors Brian Parsons and Tim Fall will lead a workshop in techniques for working on camera.

Professor, Students Bring Restoration Era "Macbeth" Back to Life at The Folger

The Folger Theatre's rarely-performed Restoration Era adaptation of Shakespeare's classic tale of murderous ambition was directed by Professor Robert Richmond with a team that included several students and alums.

Double Durang | October 14-17, 2018

Two of Christopher Durang's most outlandish comedies take the Lab Theatre stage!

Shakespeare In Love | October 5-13, 2018

The hit stage adaptation of the Oscar®-winning film comes to Drayton Hall Theatre October 5-13!

Alum Takes On Role in BET's "Bobby Brown Story"

MFA Acting Alum Yvonne Senat Jones sat for a Q&A about her latest role, her Hollywood hustle, and how she's made auditioning a "snap."

Arden of Faversham

Full Circle Productions and the UofSC Dept. of Theatre and Dance present the rarely staged 16th century dark comedy "Arden of Faversham."

Coming to Our Stages in 2018-2019

Mark your calendars for the productions we have planned for the Theatre SC 2018-2019 season!

Q&A With Guest Costume Designer Mariah Hale

Professional Costume Designer Mariah Hale sat for a Q&A about her career with Broadway legend William Ivey Long, her advice for young designers, and her work on "Sense and Sensibility."

Flight | April 22-29, 2018

An original "theatrical poem" about the unsung female pioneers of aviation lifts off at the Center for Performance Experiment April 22-29.

Peter Duffy Wins SCTA Award

Associate Professor Duffy has been selected as the 2017 Outstanding Theatre Educator

Sense and Sensibility | April 13-21, 2018

Jane Austen's perennial favorite comes to Drayton Hall Theatre with a fresh, modern adaptation by Kate Hamill.

 

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