Romeo & Juliet
By William Shakespeare
Directed by Janet Haley
October 30, 30, November 1, 6, 7, 8
Romeo and Juliet risk their lives to marry in secret, as the ancient grudge between their families ignites passionate actions of destructive violence. The UM-Flint Theatre stage will be transformed in a new way to thrust the play’s “violent delights” and their “violent ends” in explosive new ways for our audience.
By Tanya Barfield
Directed by Andrew Morton
January 29, 30, 31, February 5, 6, 7
When Annie and Peter decide to adopt, they come to set their sights on a child from Africa. But when the reality of this choice sinks in, it opens a well of uncertainty that speaks to their very identity as White Americans. Politically-charged, funny and tack-sharp, The Call is a startling portrait of cultural divide, casting global issues into the heart of an American home.
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
Music and Lyrics by William Finn
Book by Rachel Sheinkin
Conceived by Rebecca Feldman
Additional Material by Jay Reiss
Directed by Stephanie Dean
March 25, 26, April 1, 2, 3
Six youngsters on the edge of puberty strive to become adults in this Tony Award winning musical comedy. The quirky outsiders use competition to define themselves apart from their crazy families, while their struggle to escape childhood is overseen by grown-ups who never escaped it themselves. While candidly disclosing hilarious and touching stories from their home life, they learn that winning isn't everything and that losing doesn’t necessarily make you a loser.
Spring Dance Concert
Choreographed by Beth Freiman, Adesola Akinleye and Emma Davis
April 15, 16, 17
The 2016 Spring Dance Concert will present dances inspired by the five elements: earth, water, fire, air and ether.