BYU Theatre 2017-18 Season
BYU THEATRE 2017-18
The Brigham Young University Department of Theatre and Media Arts explores a variety of styles, genres, and stories in a dynamic new season of gripping dramas, theatre for young audiences, and two musicals–one a Sondheim classic, the other a premiere.
Season tickets on sale May 22 (renewals) and May 30 (new orders). Single tickets on sale for each production approximately four to six weeks prior to the first performance.
The subscription series includes five mainstage productions: The Mill on the Floss, Into the Woods, Mary Stuart, Single Wide, and Anne of Green Gables. The Glorious Story Emporium, Romeo y Julieta, and the additional events below may be added to your package as bonus productions.
MAINSTAGE THEATRE SERIES
BYU YOUNG COMPANY
THE GLORIOUS STORY EMPORIUM
Directed by Patrick Livingston
Oct. 4–6, 11–13, 7:00 p.m.
Oct. 7, 14, 2:00 & 4:00 p.m.
ASL interpreted Oct. 5
THE MILL ON THE FLOSS
By Helen Edmundson
Adapted from the novel by George Eliot
Directed by Adam Houghton
Nov. 3–4, 8–11, 14–18, 7:30 p.m.
Nov. 11, 18, 2:00 p.m.
ASL interpreted Nov. 9
Post-performance discussions Nov. 9 and 16
INTO THE WOODS
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Book by James Lapine
Directed by Dallyn Vail Bayles
Choreographed by Marin Leggat Roper
Music Direction by Randy Boothe
Nov. 17–18, 29–Dec. 2, 5–9, 7:30 p.m.
Nov, 18, Dec. 2, 9, 2:00 p.m.
ASL interpreted Nov. 30
Post-performance discussions Nov. 30 and Dec. 7
BYU YOUNG COMPANY
ROMEO Y JULIETA
By William Shakespeare
Directed by Julia Ashworth
Feb. 7–9, 14–16, 7:00 p.m.
Feb 10, 17, 2:00 p.m. & 4:00 p.m.
ASL interpreted Feb. 15
In a new version by Peter Oswald
Directed by Stephanie Breinholt
Mar. 9–10, 14–17, 20–23, 7:30 p.m.
Mar. 10, 17, 24, 2:00 p.m.
ASL interpreted Mar. 15
Post-performance discussions Mar. 15 and 22
A NEW MUSICAL
Book by George D. Nelson and Maclain Nelson
Music and Lyrics by Jordan Kamalu
Additional Lyrics by George D. Nelson
Directed and Choreographed by Megan Sanborn Jones
Music Direction by Amanda Crabb
Mar. 23, 27–30, Apr. 3–7, 7:30 p.m.
March 24, April 7, 2:00 p.m.
ASL Interpreted Mar. 29
Post-performance discussion Mar. 29 and Apr. 5
ANNE OF GREEN GABLES
Adapted by Peter DeLaurier
From the Novel by L.M. Montgomery
Directed by Teresa Dayley Love
June 1–2, 7–9, 13–15, 7:00 p.m.
June 2, 7, 9, 15, 16, 2:00 p.m.
ASL interpreted June 8
WESTMINSTER COLLEGE CLASSICAL GREEK THEATRE FESTIVAL
Mon., Sept. 25, 5:00 p.m.
de Jong Concert Hall
Pre-performance orientation lecture 4:00 p.m.
BYU STUDENT FILM ASSOCIATION
FINAL CUT FILM FESTIVAL
Short films written, directed and produced by BYU students
Oct. 20–21, 7:00 & 9:00 p.m.
Directed by George D. Nelson
Nov. 30–Dec. 2, 7:30 p.m.
Dec. 2, 2:00 p.m.
BFA NEW YORK SHOWCASE
Apr. 12–13, 7:00 & 9:00 p.m.