2017 - 2018 Season


 

Newsies
Alluvion Stage Company - The Tower

 

For more information about Alluvion Stage Company's production of Newsies visit AlluvionStage.com.

  • This production runs from Sept. 15 through Oct. 1
  • Tickets go on sale Monday, Aug. 7 at 1 p.m.
 

Wait Until Dark
 Academic Performance - The Box

 

WAIT UNTIL DARK is the thrilling story of Susy Hendrix, a recently blinded housewife, who unwittingly possesses a doll filled with illicit drugs. Harry Roat, a brutal and sophisticated criminal, coerces two small-time thugs into helping him con Susy into giving up the doll. A battle of wits ensues as Susy and the young girl upstairs launch a counterplot against the thieves.

  • Oct. 13, 14, 20*, 21 - 7:30 p.m.
  • Oct. 14, 21 - 2 p.m.
  • Oct. 15, 22(ASL) - 3 p.m.

Thoroughly Modern Millie
Academic Performance - The Tower

 

Filled with frisky flappers, dashing leading men and a dragon lady of a villainess that audiences will love to hate, Thoroughly Modern Millie is a perfectly constructed evening of madcap merriment.

Set in New York City in 1922, Thoroughly Modern Millie tells the story of young Millie Dillmount from Kansas, who comes to New York in search of a new life for herself. Her grand plan is to find a job as a secretary for a wealthy man and then marry him. However, her plan goes completely awry. The owner of her dingy hotel kidnaps young girls to sell to the Far East, her wealthy boss is slow in proposing marriage and the man she actually falls in love with doesn't have a dime to his name...or so he tells her.

  • Nov. 3, 4, 10, 11 - 7:30 p.m.
  • Nov. 4, 11 - 2 p.m.
  • Nov. 5, 12(ASL) - 3 p.m.
 

Arsenic and Old Lace
Academic Performance - The Box

 

Arsenic and Old Lace is a farcical black comedy revolving around the Brewster family, descended from the Mayflower, but now composed of insane homicidal maniacs. Mortimer Brewster has a steady job at a prominent New York newspaper, and he gets to visit his sweet spinster aunts to announce his new engagement. Mortimer always knew that his family had a bit of a mad gene , but his world is turned upside down when he realizes that his dear aunts have been poisoning lonely old men for years!

  • Dec. 1, 2, 5(tentative), 7(tentative), 8, 9, 15, 16 - 7:30 p.m.
  • Dec. 2, 9, 16 - 2 p.m.
  • Dec. 3, 10(ASL), 17 - 3 p.m.
 

Bye Bye Birdie
Academic Performance

 

Featuring a tuneful high-energy score, and a hilarious script, Bye Bye Birdie tells the story of rock star Conrad Birdie, who is the biggest thing to top the charts. But when the United States Army drafts Birdie, manager Albert Peterson sees his meal ticket preparing to fly the coop. Desperate for a publicity stunt big enough to help them survive Birdie’s departure, a plan is hatched: send Conrad to small-town America to plant his goodbye kiss on one lucky fan for the entire world to see.

  • Feb. 23, 24 Mar. 2, 3 - 7:30 p.m.
  • Feb. 24, 3 - 2 p.m.
  • Feb. 25 Mar. 4(ASL) - 3 p.m.
 

Kin
Academic Performance

 

“Kin" is based on the landmark Supreme Court case Buck v. Bell, (1927). Carrie Buck’s story links the United States to the Nazi holocaust. “Kin” is a beautiful, human story of a Virginia girl’s attempt to get home to her daughter. The play includes haunting folk music from the period.

Iowa Playwright’s Competition Grand Prize Winner, 2002

  • March 30, 31, Apr. 3(tentative), 5(tentative), 6, 7 - 7:30 p.m.
  • March 31, Apr. 7 - 2 p.m.
  • Apr. 8(ASL) - 3 p.m.
 

Big Fish
Alluvion Stage Company - Tower Theater

 

Big Fish tells the larger-than-life tale of Edward Bloom, a man who leads an extraordinary life—according to the stories he tells his son, Will. But Will, who is getting married and expecting a child of his own, doesn’t think there’s any truth to the extravagant tales his father tells about meeting witches, kissing mermaids or joining the circus. When Edward’s health begins to decline, Will visits his father and tries one last time to find out the truth behind the tall tales. As Edward and Will’s relationship becomes increasingly strained, Will must decide whether to accept his father’s wild stories as fact or risk losing him completely.

  • Apr. 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28 at 7:30 pm
  • Apr. 14, 21, 28 at 2:00 pm
  • Apr. 15, 22, 29(ASL) at 3:00 pm
  • Apr. 18(tentative), 25(tentative) at 10:00 am
 

Love's Labour's Lost
Academic Performance  

 

Love's Labour's Lost abounds in sophisticated wordplay, puns, and literary allusions and is filled with clever pastiches of contemporary poetic forms.

  • May 4, 5, 8(tentative), 10(tentative), 11, 12 - 7:30 p.m.
  • May 5, 12 - 2 p.m.
  • May 6, 13(ASL) - 3:00 pm
 

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