Current Productions

CURRENT AND UPCOMING PRODUCTIONS

2018 – 2019: MAINSTAGE SERIES

 CABARET

Book by Joe Masteroff
Based on the play by John Van Druten and
Stories by Christopher Isherwood
Music by John Kander
Lyrics by Fred Ebb
Directed by Nichola Johnson
Musical Direction by Anthony Pandolfe

This iconic musical set in the world of the “Kit Kat Klub” on the eve of Hitler’s rise to power in Weimar, Germany, tells the story of Cliff Bradshaw, a young American writer newly arrived in Berlin, who falls in love with cabaret singer Sally Bowles.  Winner of multiple Tony Awards, including Best Revival of a Musical.  Musical numbers include “Money,” “Willkommen,” “Maybe This Time” and the title hit, “Cabaret.”

October 18th– 28th, 2018
October 18, 19, 26, 27 at 7:30 PM
October 21 and 28 at 4:00 PM
October 25 at 5:30 PM

In the Fine Arts Instructional Center’s Proscenium Theater

Admission: Free for Eastern students; $5 for other students and groups of 10 or more;
$10 for senior citizens; $12 for Eastern faculty, staff, and alumni; $20 for the General Public.

Ticket Reservations: Email: theatreboxoffice@easternct.edu or phone: Box Office (860) 465-5123

To purchase tickets online, please visit: http://easternct.showare.com/cabaret/

PLUTO

By Steve Yockey
Directed by F. Chase Rozelle III

In this contemporary dark comedy, the new talking dog, an upside down cherry tree, and a violent refrigerator conspire to steer Elizabeth beyond a reality frozen at 9:30 AM.

November 28th – December 2nd, 2018
November 28, 29, 30, and December 1 at 7:30 PM
December 2nd at 4:00 PM

In the Fine Arts Instructional Center’s Proscenium Theater

Admission: Free for Eastern students; $5 for other students and groups of 10 or more;
$10 for senior citizens; $12 for Eastern faculty, staff, and alumni; $20 for the General Public.

Ticket Reservations: Email: theatreboxoffice@easternct.edu or phone: Box Office (860) 465-5123
To purchase tickets online, please visit: http://easternct.showare.com/pluto/

THE WOLVES

By Sarah DeLappe
Directed by Kristen Morgan

In this fast-paced snapshot of suburban American life, a high-school girls soccer team navigates the insecurity, beauty, heartache, and power of growing up female today.

February 27th – March 3rd, 2019
February 27, 28 and March 1, 2 at 7:30 PM

March 1 at 11:00 AM
March 3 at 4:00 PM

In The Fine Arts Instructional Center’s Delmonte Studio Theater

Admission: Free for Eastern students; $5 for other students and groups of 10 or more;
$10 for senior citizens; $12 for Eastern faculty, staff, and alumni; $20 for the General Public.

Ticket Reservations: Email: theatreboxoffice@easternct.edu or phone: Box Office (860) 465-5123
To purchase tickets online, please visit: http://easternct.showare.com/thewolves/

TO DAMASCUS

Based on The Road to Damascus by August Strindberg
Directed by David Pellegrini

May 1st – 5th, 2019
May 1, 2, 3, & 5 at 7:30 PM
May 4 at 7:30 & 10:00 PM

In Multiple Settings Throughout The Fine Arts Instructional Center

Admission: Free for Eastern students; $5 for other students and groups of 10 or more;
$10 for senior citizens; $12 for Eastern faculty, staff, and alumni; $20 for the General Public.

Ticket Reservations: Email: theatreboxoffice@easternct.edu or phone: Box Office (860) 465-5123
To purchase tickets online, please visit: http://easternct.showare.com/todamascus/