The Lycoming College Theatre Department announces its mainstage production schedule for 2015-16. The season begins Nov. 11 and continues through April 16, 2016, with three shows all taking place in the Mary L. Welch Theatre at 8 p.m.
The season will begin with the musical “Cabaret,” Nov. 11 – 14, which takes place at a Berlin night club called the Kit Kat Klub, as the 1920s are drawing to a close. Cliff, a young American writer, meets Ernst, a German who surprises Cliff by putting his briefcase among Cliff’s luggage at the German border. Musical numbers include “Willkommen,” “Cabaret,” “Maybe This Time,” and “The Money Song.”
Upcoming mainstage performances also include:
- “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged),” Feb. 24-27. An irreverent, fast-paced romp through the Bard’s plays, “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare” was London’s longest-running comedy.
- “Dijla Wal Furat: Between the Tigris and the Euphrates,” April 13-16. The lives of four U.S Marines, a French reporter and four Iraqis are forever changed after an errant mortar round kills a child during the rush to Baghdad.
“The range of themes and genres for this year’s season will offer a wonderful variety of entertaining productions and continue to develop the skills of our theater majors,” said Jay Innerarity, chair of the theater department. “Our theater and music majors alike helped select ‘Cabaret’ and are eager to showcase their skills when the production opens this fall.”
Tickets are free for Lycoming students, faculty and staff. Public ticket prices for all shows are $10 for general admission and $8 for students and seniors. The Box Office opens 10 days prior to the opening night of each production and remains open throughout the show’s run. Tickets can also be purchased online at tickets.lycoming.edu.