2014–2015 Productions

Fall 2014

William Shakespeare's
The Winter's Tale
November 20–22 at 7:30 p.m.
November 22 at 2:00 p.m.
Davis Theatre

Students returning from intensive Shakespeare studies at the Globe, the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, and the British Library during the England Abroad present one of Shakespeare’s most complex and elegant romances. This tale of love, loss and redemption is not to be missed. The Stratford-upon-Avon Herald once described the play as “… breath[ing] the spirit of forgiveness and reconciliation which is essential to the peace of the world."

Suitable for all ages

Tickets are $7 and can be purchased online or at the door.

Spring 2015

William Shakespeare's
February 21

The internationally acclaimed “Actors from the London Stage” will be in residence February 14-21. The week of workshops and other educational activities culminates in this professional touring production of Shakespeare’s intriguing exploration of power.

Best suited for ages 13 & up

The Olivier Award Winning Drama
Our Country's Good
By Timberlake Wertenbaker
March 19–21 at 7:30 p.m.
March 21 at 2:00 p.m.
Davis Theatre

We continue our exploration of redemption and restoration with this highly acclaimed drama of prisoners in the Australian penal colony of Sydney Cove coming together with one of their jailers to stage a play. The Guardian writes “…a triumph…a tribute to the transforming power of drama…it is heartening to find someone standing up for theatre’s spiritual power.”

Best suited for ages 16 & Up

Dance Production
April 2–4 at 7:30 p.m.
April 4 at 2:00 p.m.
Cox Auditorium

Choreographed, designed, and staged with maximum student involvement, this event encapsulates the pure joy and transformative power of movement and music. This year’s Dance Production brings with it yet another world premiere work choreographed by former American Ballet Theatre (ABT) and White Oak Dance Project dancer John Gardner featuring ABT prima ballerina Amanda McKerrow.

Suitable for all ages

For more information on our season or general questions about theatre and dance at Principia, please call 618.374.5422.