Drama

The Classical Greek Theatre Festival Presents ‘ION’ Sept. 25

The festival makes its annual return to perform at BYU. The Westminster College Classical Greek Theatre Festival will perform the tragicomedy “ION” by Euripides on Monday Sept. 25 at 5 p.m. with a free pre-performance lecture at 4 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall in the Harris Fine Arts Center. The lesser known play […]

BYU presents “The Barber of Seville” for the first time as a main-stage production

This June, BYU’s School of Music presents Gioachino Rossini’s revered comic opera The Barber of Seville, for the first time as a main-stage production on BYU campus. Directed by School of Music professor Lawrence Vincent, the opera is Lawrence’s last production before his retirement after 20 years of teaching at BYU. “Rossini’s Il barbiere di […]

BYU Announces 2017–18 Theatre Season

Season tickets will be available for purchase beginning May 22 for renewals and May 30 for new orders. Individual tickets go on sale approximately four to six weeks before the first performance of each production. Tickets can be purchased in person at the BYU Ticket Office (with locations in the Harris Fine Arts Center and […]

Behind the scenes of ‘Chariots of Fire’ U.S. premiere stage design

When Music Dance Theatre director Tim Threlfall saw Chariots of Fire during the 2012 Olympics in London he knew it had to be performed at BYU. Threlfall felt the iconic story would resonate with BYU’s audience, so he called BYU that night and the process began. “To tell you the truth, I like the play […]

BYU presents U.S. premiere of Chariots of Fire beginning Mar. 31

The BYU Department of Theatre and Media Arts presents the U.S. premiere of Chariots of Fire. The performance will begin Mar. 31 at 7:30 p.m. and will run through Apr. 15 in the Pardoe Theatre of the Harris Fine Arts Center at BYU. Tickets for the show are on sale now and are available at […]

A stylistic portrayal of Arthur Miller’s ‘The Crucible’ opens Mar. 24

Based on the Salem witch trials, the play emphasizes the danger a fear-based society can create and its potential to destroy lives. The BYU Department of Theatre and Media Arts presents The Crucible by Arthur Miller. Performances will begin Mar. 24 at 7:30 p.m. and run through Apr. 8 in the Margetts Theatre of the […]

Prague’s Cirk La Putyka returns with ‘Slapstick Sonata’ Mar. 22

As part of the 2016-2017 BRAVO! season, BYU Arts presents Slapstick Sonata by the Czech Republic’s Cirk La Putyka and Finland-based Circo Aereo. The company will perform Mar. 22 at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall of the Harris Fine Arts Center. The group will also present a performance for school children earlier that […]

Student production ‘happysadness’ tackles challenging topics

The BYU Department of Theatre and Media Arts will premiere the student production, happysadness Feb. 23-25 at 7:30 p.m. with a Saturday matinee at 2 p.m. in the Margetts Theatre of the Harris Fine Arts Center at BYU. Tickets are $5 and are available at the BYU Ticket Office in the Harris Fine Arts Center […]