Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Southwestern University Announces 2012-2013 Theatre Season

Announced by Southwestern University, Georgetown:

Southwestern University Sarofim Center

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Selections from 365 Days/365 Plays
September 27-30, 2012

Playwright and Pulitzer Prize winner Suzan-Lori Parks wrote a play each day for a year. The subject matter ranges from presidents to deities to soldiers.
“...one of the American theater’s most wily and innovative writers, and her stark but poetic language and fiercely idiosyncratic images transform her work into something haunting and marvelous” – TIME

A Year with Frog and Toad
November 16-18, 2012

This whimsical story features two great friends, the cheerful and popular Frog and the rather grumpy Toad, through four fun-filled seasons. They learn life lessons as they go, including friendship and rejoicing in the attributes that make each of us different and special.
Nominated for six Barrymore Awards for Excellence in Theatre and a Tony Award for Best Musical.

This is Our Youth

January 31- February 3, 2013
Set in 1982, This is Our Youth follows three lost young souls in New York City. Warren, who steals $15,000 from his father; Dennis, a charismatic domineering drug dealer whose father is a famous painter and mother a social activist; and Jessica, the anxiously insightful woman Warren yearns for. A wildly funny, bittersweet, and moving story about trying to escape a dysfunctional family and finding your place in the world.
"very funny…comedies of such brio and darkly satiric edge are rare.”–The New York Times

Little Shop of Horrors
February 21-24, 2013
A down-and-out floral assistant becomes an overnight sensation when he discovers an exotic plant with a mysterious craving for fresh blood who demands to be fed.Soon “Audrey II” grows into an ill-tempered, foul-mouthed, R&B-singing carnivore who offers him fame and fortune in exchange for feeding its growing appetite, finally revealing itself to be an alien creature poised for global domination!
One of the longest-running Off-Broadway shows of all time! Charming, tuneful, and hilarious Little Shop of Horrors never fails to entertain!

Heartbreak House
April 25-28, 2013
A soap opera of the 1900's, where no one is who they seem and everyone gets their heart broken. During a weekend party at the eccentric Captain Shotover's estate, Ellie causes a commotion with her decision to marry for money. As the Captain's daughter Hesione protests, a lively debate about money, morality, idealism, and realism ensues among Hesione's playboy husband, snobbish sister, and Ellie's fiance, a wealthy industrialist.
“brilliant comedy”–The New York Times

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