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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.

Stages  |  March 7-8, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Peter Duffy Wins SCTA Award

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

Sense and Sensibility  |  April 13-21, 2018

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.

A Piece of My Heart  |  March 1-4, 2018

A Piece of My Heart | March 1-4, 2018

Called "the most enduring play on Vietnam in the nation," Shirley Lauro's "A Piece of My Heart" is a deeply affecting portrayal of the wartime service of six female veterans.

MFA Actor Solo Shows

MFA Actor Solo Shows

Our second-year MFA Actors will present original solo works February 18-20, 2018.

Resident Success: A Q&A With Film Actor & MFA Alum Daniel Hill

Resident Success: A Q&A With Film Actor & MFA Alum Daniel Hill

MFA Alum Daniel Hill ('11) tells us about his professional acting career and his new recurring character role on Fox's "The Resident."

The Crucible  |  February 2-10, 2018

The Crucible | February 2-10, 2018

Arthur Miller's timeless parable of intolerance and injustice comes to Longstreet Theatre February 2-10, 2018.

Costume Design Professor Wins Chicago Jeff Award

Costume Design Professor Wins Chicago Jeff Award

Assistant Professor Kristy Hall has been awarded a Best Costume Design award for her designs on the show "Pygmalion."

Movement Professor Presents at Freedom to Act Conference

Movement Professor Presents at Freedom to Act Conference

Associate Professor Sarah Barker will lead a workshop called "Listen, Expand, Renew" at the national conference of Alexander Technique practitioners.

SPEECH & DEBATE at the Lab Theatre

SPEECH & DEBATE at the Lab Theatre

Stephen Karam's hit dark comedy runs at the Lab Theatre November 9-12.

 

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