Teaching at a distance, instead of in the studio or rehearsal space, Augustana arts professors get creative.
2020-21 theatre season at Augustana
Due to current COVID-19 precautions, tickets will be available on a limited basis only.
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The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus
Studio production, Oct. 29-Nov. 1
Doctor Faustus has mastered every scholarly subject, so what is left to explore? Magic? Necromancy? When offered everything she desires for 24 years and a demon at her command the temptation is too great to resist. Would you make a deal with the devil?
By Christopher Marlowe, directed by SophiaRose Brown
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime
Mainstage production, Nov. 12-15
Christopher’s extraordinary brain processes math with ease, but leaves him ill-equipped to interpret everyday life. After he stumbles upon his neighbor’s dog lying dead, he is determined to discover who murdered Wellington. Christopher dares to step outside his comfort zone, embarking on a journey that upturns his world and allows a glimpse into what it's like to live on the spectrum.
By Mark Haddon, adapted by Simon Stephens, directed by Jeff Coussens
Speaking in Tongues
Studio production, Jan. 14-17
By Andrew Bovell, directed by James Wheeler
Into the Woods
Mainstage production, Feb. 25-28
By James Lapine, directed by Shelley Cooper. Vocal direction by Michelle Crouch; orchestral direction by Daniel Chetel
Pirates of Penzance
Studio production, Mar. 11-14
By William Schwenk Gilbert, directed by Noah Hill
One Flea Spare
Mainstage production, May 6-9
By Naomi Wallace, directed by Jennifer Popple
Quad Cities Playwrights Festival
Faculty mentor: Jeff Coussens
This showcase of 10-minute plays highlights new works by area playwrights high school age and up.