Enjoy a special performance by the Berea College Choir in the acoustically impeccable Bedford Concert Hall at the Rita Tallent Picken Regional Center for Art & Humanities.
Directed by Nicole Middleton ’15. Carthage Theatre’s focus on new work continues with our final production of the season. Using devised theatre and improvisational theatre methods, a team of Carthage Theatre students and designers, led by student director Nicole Middleton, will create a brand new play.
April 24-25 at 7:30 p.m., April 26 at 3 p.m., April 30, May 1, May 2 at 7:30 p.m.
By Dale Wasserman, Joe Darion, and Mitch Leigh. Directed by Herschel Kruger. Adapted from Miguel de Cervantes’ famous novel “Don Quixote.” Winner of five Tony Awards, “Man of La Mancha” is one of the best-loved musicals of all time.
By Christopher Durang. Directed by Abbey Bobzin ’15. The Tony Winner for best play of 2013, Christopher Durang’s hilarious comedy lets you spend the weekend with an unforgettable family.
March 14 at 7:30 p.m., March 15 at 3 p.m.
This unique presentation by Carthage dance minors features new dance works created by our very own emerging choreographers — each sharing their inspirations through dance in a less formal revelation of the dance making process.
Feb. 27-28 at 7:30 p.m., March 1 at 3 p.m., March 5-7 at 7:30 p.m.
By Keith Huff. Directed by Martin McClendon. Every spring, Carthage Theatre’s New Play Initiative gives you the opportunity to see a world premiere play from a prominent writer. This year, acclaimed Emmy Award-winning playwright and screenwriter Keith Huff (AMC’s “Mad Men,” Netflix’s “House of Cards,” “A Steady Rain” on Broadway) crafts a gripping story of youthful idealism confronting terrible choices.
By Mikaley Osley ’14, adapted from the novel by Anita Diamant. Directed by Herschel Kruger. “Day After Night” is based on the extraordinary true story of the October 1945 rescue of more than 200 prisoners from the Atlit internment camp, a prison for "illegal" immigrants run by the British military near the Mediterranean coast south of Haifa.
Sept. 26-27 at 7:30 p.m., Sept. 28 at 3 p.m., Oct. 2-4 at 7:30 p.m.
By Tom Stoppard. Directed by Neil Kristian Scharnick. Winner of a Tony Award for Best Play, Tom Stoppard’s absurd comedy has become a modern classic. Join Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, two minor characters from Shakespeare’s “Hamlet,” as they desperately try to figure out why they exist before they don’t anymore!
Nov. 14-15 at 7:30 p.m., Nov. 16 at 3 p.m.
Concert Coordinator/Director: Stacy Pottinger. The Theatre Department presents its formal concert of dance works mined from the unique choreographic inquiries of its dance faculty, guest artists, and students.
An end-of-the-semester cinema showcase under the direction of Professor Paul Chilsen. The festival includes a collection of original short films completed by students as part of course requirements for Communication and Digital Media studies.