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Season 2016-17

The Rocky Horror Show


Book, Music and Lyrics by Richard O'Brien
Directed by professional guest artist Samantha Norton
Choreography by Professor Julie Petry
Music Direction by Professor David Tedford
Genre: Musical, Dark Comedy
November 3-6, 2016
Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm, Sunday at 3:00pm
Tickets $6 adults, $4 seniors/students, free for BU students with ID. Tickets at the door starting one hour before curtain time or in advance at the Haas Box Office
Performances at the Alvina Krause Theatre, 226 Center St. in downtown Bloomsburg

The Story: Newly engaged couple Brad and Janet are stranded in a storm, but find safe haven—or so they think—at the nearby castle… It just so happens that this is the home of Dr. Frank-N-Furter, a mad (but sweet) transvestite scientist and his Time Warp-ing associates from outer space. "A socko wacko weirdo rock concert." - WNBC TV "Campy trash."- Time

Harvey


By Mary Chase
Directed by Professor David A. Miller
Genre: Comedy
March 1-5, 2017
Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm, Sunday at 3:00pm
Tickets $6 adults, $4 seniors/students, free for BU students with ID. Tickets at the door starting one hour before curtain time or in advance at the Haas Box Office
Performances at the Alvina Krause Theatre, 226 Center St. in downtown Bloomsburg

The Story: Elwood P. Dowd insists on including his friend Harvey in all of his sister Veta’s social gatherings. Trouble is, Harvey is an imaginary six-and-a-half-foot-tall rabbit. (Pulitzer Prize Winner for Drama, 1947)

Student-driven Projects


Artists TBA
April 5-8, 2017
Free to all. Tickets available at the door.
Performances on the Mitrani Stage in the Haas Center for Performing Arts

The Story: New student-driven work will be premiered in the spring. Last season’s student-driven projects featured an innovative crime story written and directed by Titus O’Neil (In the Dark) and an interactive play for ages 6 and up which put Grethel—of Hansel and Grethel fame—on trial for the murder of the witch (State of Grethel v Grimm).

The 7th Annual Dance Concert


Julie Petry, Artistic Director
April 23 & 24, 2017
Free to all. Tickets available at the door.
Mitrani Hall in Haas Center for the Performing Arts

Covering a vast array of dance styles, this exciting concert features a blend of student, faculty and staff talents, alongside varied guest artist designers. From political and social commentary, to dance for the sake of entertainment, this concert works to leave the audience with a piggy bank full of powerful imagery, and unforgettable moments connecting energy, music, expression, and visual meaning.

Audition Information

For audition information for all plays and musicals, visit the Auditions page.
For information about joining the dance program, visit the Dance Minor page.

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