Lycoming College Theatre Department 2019-2020 Season
The Lycoming College Theatre Department is excited to announce its 2019-2020 season. This year is devoted to exploring a single theme: The Stories We Tell. From memory to reality television to fairy tales, the 2019-2020 season examines the ways in which we frame our lives.
Mary L. Welch Theatre
All shows start at 8pm
Dancing at Lughnasa
October 2-5, 2019
By Brian Friel
Directed by C. Austin Hill
Winner of the 1992 Tony Award for Best Play, Dancing At Lughnasa is the story of five unmarried sisters in rural Ireland, as told through the memory of the illegitimate son of one of the women. Though Michael was only seven in 1936, when the events of his memory occur, he guides us through this haunting tribute to the spirit and courage of the past — and through late summer full of mystery, music, nostalgia, and bitter truths.
November 20-23, 2019
By Lia Romeo
Directed by A’Feyah Smith '20
Annie and Matt met on Looking for Love, a popular reality dating show. But now that the cameras have stopped rolling, their fairy tale is looking a lot less perfect than it seemed. Add into the mix producer Josh, who will do anything for ratings, and the show runner-up Krisandra, an aspiring actress desperate to make her mark in Hollywood. Will there be a happy ending, or a huge scandal? In a world where reality stars win political office, and everything from facts to feelings is likely to be fake, the play is a funny and disturbing exploration of what "reality" really means.
Shrek: The Musical
March 25-28, 2020
Music by Jeanine Tesori, Book and Lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire
Directed by Biliana Stoytcheva-Horissian
Based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film, Shrek The Musical is a Tony Award-winning fairy tale adventure, featuring all new songs from Jeanine Tesori (Thoroughly Modern Millie; Caroline, or Change) and a sidesplitting book by David Lindsay-Abaire. Shrek brings all the beloved characters you know from the film to life on stage and proves there's more to the story than meets the ears. Irreverently fun for the whole family, Shrek proves that beauty is truly in the eye of the ogre.
All shows are held at the Mary Welch Theater at 8 pm.
Tickets can be purchased online at tickets.lycoming.edu two weeks before each show opens. For other questions, please contact our box office.