Mainstage and TheatreXtra Seasons

 

Drama Mainstage Season 2023-2024

A Seussified Christmas Carol by Peter Bloedel

October 11-13, 2023 at 7:30pm

October 14, 2023 at 1:30pm 

Directed by: Ryan Reese

Location: University Theatre

The University Theatre stage magically transforms into a seasonal wonderland found only within the mind of Dr. Seuss! For a little more than a dime, you’ll experience a fun time, and hear a few rhymes! It’s Seuss like you’ve never seen before, and maybe…just maybe…you’ll discover that Christmas means a little bit more….

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Yisstsiiyi (listen)

November 6,7,9 &10, 2023 at 7:30pm

November 8, 2023 at 10:30am School Matinee

Location: University of Lethbridge Theatre

Written by Caleigh Crow, Neil Fleming, and Marshall Vielle with contributions from the University of Lethbridge’s DRAMA 3850 - Sharing Stories: Indigenous Theatre Creation with Making Treaty 7 class.

Yisstsiiyi (listen)

For I know that the land is not just dirt and stone,
But a living, breathing being, with a spirit of its own.
Its the source of my food, my shelter, my life,
The land is my mother, my teacher, my guide.

Yisstsiiyi (listen) is a theatrical collection of stories and reflections about this land and its history created by a circle of artists from Making Treaty 7 and participants from the University of Lethbridge.

 

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D.I.N.E. (Devised Immersive Non-Narrative Experience)

Devised by Julia Wasilewski, Lucy Du and the Drama 4000 students

Friday, February 9 

Crew call 5:30pm 

Performance 7:00pm-10:00pm 

Saturday, February 10 

Crew call 5:30pm 

Performance 7:00pm-10:00pm

Tuesday, February 13 

Crew call 5:30pm 

Performance 7:00pm-10:00pm 

Wednesday, February 14 

Crew call 5:30pm 

Performance 7:00pm-10:00pm 

*Last audience intake for experience on the above nights will be at 9:00pm.

Thursday, February 15 

Crew call 9:00am 

Performance 10:00am-11:15am 

Location: The Penny Gallery Space

Dr. Foster James Penny Building, 324 - 5th Street South

Ever wonder how we decide who should get a seat at the table? Inspired by Judy Chicago's A Dinner Party, the students of Drama 4000: Creative Collaboration will consider this question and identify individuals they believe to be historically overlooked to create D.I.N.E.; a devised immersive non-narrative experience. This production asks the audience to  immerse themselves into the worlds of those individuals, and invites them to take a seat at their tables. 

This is a self-directed theatrical experience and there will be two cycles of the production each evening performance and one cycle during matinees. 

There is no standardized audience seating at this event. Seating is limited to immersive stations and a small selection otherwise. Some audience interaction and participation is intentional as a part of this event. 

 

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Jesus Christ Superstar with Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber & Lyrics by Tim Rice

March 12-16, 2024 at 7:30pm nightly

Location: The University Theatre

This groundbreaking musical reimagines the last days of Jesus Christ, offering a unique perspective on the iconic biblical narrative through a contemporary and electrifying lens. The University of Lethbridge's production promises to captivate audiences with its powerful storytelling, dynamic performances, and a musical score that seamlessly blends rock, gospel, and classical influences.

Don't miss this extraordinary theatrical experience that explores the complexities of faith, love, and humanity, as the cast and crew bring this iconic masterpiece to life on stage in a way that is sure to leave a lasting impression on all who attend.

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals on behalf of the Really Useful Group. www. concordtheatricals.com

 

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Pants by Claire Smith

November 23 – 25, 2023  at 7:30 pm 

Location: W420

Directed by Logan Hockley

Pants is an absurd comedy that follows the journey of a gay man learning to accept his sexuality. While shopping for pants to wear to his upcoming first day with a guy, the man is surprised that the perfect pair of pants have become impossible to remove. Worse for him, the pants can talk... and are very homophobic. Pants is a ridiculous play full of laughs, puppets, big twists, and turns that might leave you confused, but more than entertained. 

 

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To be announced