In this funny and poetic one-hour performance, a troupe of Victorian clowns greets the end of the world with pathos and levity. Their curiosity at the precipice lights up the darkness like a firecracker! What happens in that moment of illumination? Come find out from the multiple Helen Hayes award-winning company hailed by the Washington, Find out more »
Opening in the BDT, “Eurydice,” April 19 @ 8:00 p.m.
Sarah Ruhl’s contemporary poetic retelling of the Orpheus/Eurydice myth imagines it from Eurydice’s perspective. After she arrives in the Underworld, a place Ruhl describes as more Alice in Wonderland than Hades, Eurydice has a choice: to stay there with her father, in the room of string he builds for her, or return to the world Find out more »
Opening in the BDT, “On Contentious Grounds,” March 1 @ 8:00 p.m.
ON CONTENTIOUS GROUNDS is a devised movement theater piece developed from interviews with Palestinian occupants of the West Bank about their experiences of movement in their daily lives and ancestral histories. How do borders shape bodies? Borders – in the form of walls, laws, guns, language, access to information, and rigidified memories – shape our Find out more »
San Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Freedomland”
October 26 & 27 @ 8PM FREE and open to the public Reservations required. Seating is first-come, first-served. Bruce Davis Theater, Montgomery Hall Fine Arts Center A door is blown off its hinges! Into a blasted room of scarred walls and shattered windows, armed with M-16’s, America’s bravest duck and dodge for cover, finally training their Find out more »
Crossroads: On Common Ground opens Wed., Nov. 18, runs through Sun., Nov. 22, Bruce Davis Theater, Montgomery Hall, $
CROSSROADS 2015 will retain a focus on the local natural, cultural, and historical environment – the literal and metaphoric paths, or ground, we walk – and will use music, dance, poetry, humor, and drama in exploring dynamic intersections of identity and power in our institutional history and in this age of selfies and social media. Find out more »
Auditions for Crossroads: On Common Ground 2015, Sept. 18, 3-5 p.m.
Auditions for our first main stage show of the year, “Crossroads: On Common Ground 2015,” will be held on Friday, September 18, 3:00-5:00 p.m. in the Bruce Davis Theater, MH. To audition, please prepare a 1-2 minute monologue or poem of your choosing. (A memorized piece is preferable to a cold reading.) Sign up for Find out more »