BYU Arts announces ‘16-‘17 theatre season

Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious! 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, classic comedies, theatre for young audiences and a beloved, high-flying musical for all to enjoy. Highlights from 2016-2017 theatre season include a new production of Arthur Miller’s classic drama The Crucible, Oscar Wilde’s delightful comedy The Importance of Being Earnest and the famed musical based on the stories of P.L. Travers and the Walt Disney Film, Mary Poppins. One additional title will be announced at a later date. Season tickets will be available for purchase beginning May 11 for renewals, and May 23 for new orders. Tickets for individual events will go on sale approximately four to six weeks before the performance date. Tickets can be purchased in person at the BYU Ticket Office (Harris Fine Arts Center and Marriott Center), by calling 801.422.4322, or online at . BYU Theatre 2016-17 Schedule: MAINSTAGE THEATRE SERIES Cyrano Based on the book by Edmond Rostand Adapted for the stage by Jo Roets Directed by Kris Jennings Margetts Theatre Sept. 23-Oct. 8, 2016 The Importance of Being Earnest By Oscar Wilde Directed by Rodger Sorensen Pardoe Theatre Oct. 28-Nov. 12, 2016 Travesties By Tom Stoppard Directed by Megan Sanborn Jones Margetts Theatre Nov. 11-Dec. 3, 2016 Mary Poppins A Musical based on the stories of P.L. Travers and the Walt Disney Film Original Music and Lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman Book by Julian Fellowes New Songs and Additional Music and Lyrics by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe Co-Created by Cameron Mackintosh Directed by George D. Nelson de Jong Concert Hall Jan. 26-Feb. 4, 2017 Macbeth By William Shakespeare Adapted and Directed by Teresa Dayley Love Margetts Theatre Feb. 8-18, 2017 The Crucible By Arthur Miller Directed by David Morgan Margetts Theatre March 24-April 4, 2017 Title to be Announced Directed by Tim Threlfall Pardoe Theatre March 31-April 15, 2017 Argonautika By Mary Zimmerman Directed by Janine Sobeck Knighton Pardoe Theatre June 2-17, 2017 ADDITIONAL EVENTS Final Cut Film Festival Pardoe Theatre Oct. 13-14, 2016 Happy Sadness By Chandra Lloyd Nelke Theatre Feb. 8-18, 2017 New York Showcase Nelke Theatre April 13-14, 2017