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Physical Address:
Corner of 6th and Rayburn Shoup Hall - 2nd Floor

Mailing Address:
Theatre Arts Department
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2008
Moscow, ID 83844-2008

Phone: 208-885-6465

Fax: 208-885-2558

Email: theatre@uidaho.edu

Web: Theatre Arts Department

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Current Department of Theatre Arts Season

The U of I Theatre Arts Department performs several captivating plays each season.

2021-2022 Theatre Season

"Macbeth: Alba Gu Brath" by William Shakespeare. Adapted & edited by Bethany Paulsen, Rachael Fornarotto, KT Turner, MFA Candidates

Directed by KT Turner

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Biochemical warfare ravages through a free an independent Alba (Scotland), but a different contagion plagues the country and its people. What is foul? What is fair? And who is really in charge? "Macbeth: Alba Gu Brath" is an adaptation that is firmly rooted in the Scottish and Celtic identities. Introducing characters such as The Morrígan and the Three Morrígna, this horror play is an ode to the Scottish culture.

Warning: This play is not suitable for younger audiences. The play includes images of death, suicide and substance abuse. Parental guidance and viewer discretion strongly advised.

"A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens. Adapted by Kendra Phillips, 2021 MFA Alumna

Directed by Craig A. Miller | Dramaturg: Princess Kannah

  • 7:30 p.m., Dec. 3, 4, 11
  • 2 p.m., Dec. 4, 5, 12
  • Hartung Theatre, 625 Stadium Drive, Moscow
  • Tickets: $6 - $17 for public. Free for U of I students.

‘‘Tis the Season, as the University of Idaho’s Department of Theatre Arts presents the Charles Dickens classic, "A Christmas Carol" like you’ve never experienced it before. Journey back in time to Victorian England for a holiday theatrical event that is family-friendly and nostalgically new, in a world premier stage adaptation by Kendra Phillips (MFA Playwriting ‘21). Don’t miss this exceptional and fresh retelling of Scrooge’s quintessential self-reflective journey, from miserly wretchedness to merry redemption. Boasting an enormous creative team of U of I Theatre Arts undergraduate and graduate students - and - starring Professor David Lee-Painter as the infamous Ebenezer Scrooge, "A Christmas Carol" will be presented in the Hartung Theatre,

"Stretched on Your Grave" by Carolyn Murray, MFA Candidate

Director: Toni Henderson-Mayers | Dramaturg: Elliott Folds

First Bite New Play Series | Zoom Reading

February 4-6, 2022

"Castlewood" by Bethany Paulsen, MFA Candidate

Director: Robert Caisley | Co-director: Anna Marie-Brendel | Dramaturg: AnnaMarie-Brendel | Co-dramaturg: Robert Caisley

First Bite New Play Series | Zoom Reading

February 11-13, 2022

During the London Blitz of 1940, young Winifred is sent to join her sister in the English countryside to escape the horrors of the war. When she arrives, she encounters Edwin, a young eccentric boy, whose imagination and friendship provides her solace and companionship. They escape their reality by creating a world together in woods. Castlewood is a coming-of-age exploration of escapism, grief, and what it means to be happy.  

"Mr. Burns - A Post Electric Play" by Anne Washburn

Directed by Carly McMinn, MFA Candidate

  • 7:30 p.m., March 4, 5, 10, 11, 12
  • 2 p.m. March 6
  • Hartung Theatre, 625 Stadium Drive, Moscow
  • Tickets: $6 - $17 for public. Free for U of I students.

"Into the Woods" music & lyrics by Stephen Sondheim | book by James Lapine

Directed by Jeremiah Downes, MFA Candidate | Kelly Quinnett, Acting Coach

  • 7:30 p.m., April 29, 30, May 7
  • 2 p.m. April 30, May 1, 8
  • Hartung Theatre, 625 Stadium Drive, Moscow
  • Tickets: $6 - $22 for public. Free for U of I students.

Greenroom Chats

These virtual meetings bring experienced theatre professionals from around the world to our students via Zoom for revealing conversations about creativity and success in the real world. Previous presenters have included award-winning playwrights, performers, casting directors, puppet masters, company executives and others sharing their stories and wisdom. All Greenroom Chats begin at 1 p.m., Pacific Standard Time unless otherwise noted. If you would like to join us for a particular presentation, please request the Zoom link from the Department of Theatre Arts at theatre@uidaho.edu.

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Physical Address:
Corner of 6th and Rayburn Shoup Hall - 2nd Floor

Mailing Address:
Theatre Arts Department
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2008
Moscow, ID 83844-2008

Phone: 208-885-6465

Fax: 208-885-2558

Email: theatre@uidaho.edu

Web: Theatre Arts Department

Map