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2007-2008 Season

Main Season (in the Judy Bayley Theatre)

Amadeus

by Peter Shaffer
September 21-30, 2007
Shaffer's new version of his epic play! This provocative work weaves a confrontation between mediocrity and genius into a tale of breathtaking dramatic power.

Fiddler on the Roof

Music by Jerry Bock
Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick
Book by Joseph Stein
November 23-December 9, 2007
Fiddler On The Roof has touched audiences around the world with its humor, warmth and honesty... "One of the unforgettable stage musical creations of modern Broadway history." – Variety

Come Back, Little Sheba

by William Inge
February 8-17, 2008
Loss plays a larger role than love in the marriage of the Delaneys. But when a spirited college student, Marie, moves in with them, their world is shaken in a dazzling and heart-wrenching display of conflict and compromise.

Lysistrata

by Aristophanes
Translated by Douglas Parker
April 4-20, 2008
Black Box Theatre
Sexual politics, war and peace combine to create a bold, bawdy and funny play in which the women decide to put an end to war by refusing to sleep with any man until the fighting has stopped.

Doubt

by John Patrick Shanley
May 2-11, 2008
Set in a Bronx parochial school in 1964, John Patrick Shanley's Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning play is a riveting exploration of paranoia and suspicion in the Catholic Church.

Second Season (in the Black Box Theatre)

*Suggested for Mature Audiences

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

by Jay Presson Allen
Adapted from the novel by Muriel Spark
October 5-14, 2007
Miss Brodie is an outspoken teacher who is so intensely interesting that the girls admire her above all-else; but when rumors fly regarding affairs with male teachers, one of her pupils no longer feels that Miss Brodie is in her prime.

The Heiress

by Ruth and Augustus Goetz
Suggested by the Henry James novel, Washington Square
November 9-18, 2007
Catherine stands to inherit a handsome fortune. As the story opens, she has attracted her first suitor, Morris Townsend, but her controlling father quickly concludes that the young man is nothing more than a fortune hunter.

Playwrights' Rep
The Australia Project

February 21-24, 2008
A joint project between the Dance and Theatre Departments. See it here at UNLV before it travels to the Adelaide Fringe Festival in Australia.

Freedom Deck (formerly titled The Ghost of You and I)

by Oscar F. Limón
February 28-March 2, 2008
Nathan and Anna are columnists for "Freedom", a prestigious gay and lesbian magazine. Their assignment: find someone to fall in love with while on a gay cruise! With promotion on the line and time running out, hilarity ensues as each try to "one-up" the other. *This play is for mature audiences only*

Take Me to Monaco

by Laura V. Turner
March 6-9, 2008
Candace's dissatisfaction with her comfortable, suburban American life drives her to sabotage her daughter's wedding, as she takes hostages and demands a trip to the fabled city of Monaco.