Oct. 21-24, 2021
Heidi Honkamp Myhre Black Box
An off-beat dramedy with a kinetic pop-rock score, "Island Song" takes us through a year in the lives of five twenty-and-thirty-somethings sharing the city and a chain of surprising, poignant, and pivotal connections.
Words by Sam Carner. Music by Derek Gregor. Story by Sam Carner, Derek Gregor, and Marlo Hunter, directed by Brycen Witt
Nov. 11-14, 2021
Brunner Main Stage Theatre
One of Shakespeare’s most powerful and enduring works, "Macbeth" is a fast-moving classic that explores the nature of ambition and guilt, love and loss, the past and future, and the price one couple is willing to pay in order to achieve their dreams.
By William Shakespeare, and directed by Dr. Jennifer Popple
November 19 and 20 at 7:30 p.m.
Brunner Main Stage Theatre
The Augustana Chamber Orchestra and OperX will present "A Midwinter Night's Dream," opera scenes from British composers, Nov.19-20.
The program is a collaborative creation from the two ensembles It takes storytelling art songs by three different British composers — Henry Purcell, Gerald Finzi and Benjamin Britten — most of which have been orchestrated, and weaves them into an imaginative program using Shakespeare's comedy as its point of departure. The winterizing of the characters and drama will include a special lighting design.
The Saturday evening performance will honor Dr. John Pfautz, professor of music, on his retirement.
Dec. 4 and 5, 2021
Christmas at Augustana has thrilled audiences in sold-out performances for over a decade. Student musicians will take the stage to share their talents in what has become a highlight of the Augustana and Quad-Cities holiday season. Featuring performances by the Augustana Brass Ensemble, Ascension Ringers, Augustana Choir, Jenny Lind Vocal Ensemble and Augustana Concert Chorale. This holiday concert is not to be missed.
Assigned tickets will be as socially distanced as possible, but cannot be guaranteed.
Jan. 13-16, 2022
Medea chose to save her future husband while destroying her own family. Now, married to Jason, she finds he has betrayed her love and abandoned their children. Seeking vengeance, she does the unthinkable. Rudall's translation for contemporary audiences provides compelling new insight into this powerful classic tragedy.
By Euripides. Translation by Nicholas Rudall, and directed by Rebecca Casad.
March 3-6, 2022
’night, Mother tells the story of Thelma and Jessie, a mother and daughter in crisis. This evening could have been like any other if it weren’t for Jessie’s shocking decision and the brutally honest conversation with Thelma that follows. Will a mother's love be enough to overcome years of untreated depression? Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and nominated for a Tony Award for Best Play.
By Marsha Norman and directed by Amy Nicholson
March 10-13, 2022
Mix a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel, add a dash of Monty Python and you have "The 39 Steps", a fast-paced, farcical, whodunit spoof. This two-time Tony and Drama Desk Award winner is packed with nonstop laughs and theatrical hijinks galore!
By Patrick Barlow and John Buchan, and directed by Jeffrey Coussens.
April 7-10, 2022
When Irene refuses to leave Paris citing a dubious romantic attachment, her father’s worst suspicions don’t scratch the surface. In this modern adaptation of a play ahead of its time, a woman struggles against her passion; a love she cannot escape and yet dares not speak.
By Edouard Bourdet and directed by Keenan Ellis.
May 5-8, 2022
Set in the impoverished back alleys of Victorian London, The Threepenny Opera follows underworld antihero Mack the Knife as he tries to woo Polly Peachum and elude authorities. Created in 1928 Berlin to speak out against capitalist corruption, this musical bluntly addresses issues that remain relevant today. Through epic theatre, theatrical movement, and progressive music, Hauptmann, Weill, and Brecht’s work opens up difficult conversations about greed, oppression, and accountability within our society.
Book and Lyrics by Bertolt Brecht and Elisabeth Hauptmann, music by Kurt Weill, and directed by Shelley Cooper.
Please note the COVID-19 guidelines set forth by Augustana College.
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