Training Theatre Artists to Make a Difference
Adapted by Michael Meyer
Directed by Eleanor Holdridge
Considered scandalous and subversive in its day, Ibsen’s classic Hedda Gabler, examines the life and psyche of an ambitious and talented woman, trapped in a loveless marriage by obligation and society and yearning to break free of her dull and stifling existence as a traditional housewife in 1890’s Norway. One of modern literature’s most infamous protagonists, Hedda Gabler lies, cheats and steals to escape her own boredom heedless of the consequences to those around her, until the very bitter end…
Produced by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc.
October 11, 12 and 13 at 7:30 p.m.
October 13 and 14 at 2 p.m.
A new play by Katherine Clair
Directed by Kathleen Akerley
MFA Playwriting Thesis
When small town politics and personal relationships collide over a proposed restrictive youth dress code one young woman decides to take a stand, setting mother vs daughter, friend vs friend ….pants vs. politics! But when her passionate public campaign for individual rights becomes a pantless protest movement driven by social media will her original principles be lost as the conflict between opposing sides threatens to spiral out of control? A riotously funny new play!
More information about CUADrama’s MFA Playwriting Program
November 15, 16, 17 at 7:30 pm
November 17 and 18 at 2 p.m.