Current Season

Spring 2015

SPECIAL PRODUCTION

dogs of war

A Special Mid-Winter's Tale
Benefiting the Saratoga Shakespeare Company

Join us for a special one-night performance of
Shakespeare's Soldier's: Dogs of War
adapted by David Bunce and directed by David Baecker
This special benefit performance is presented by
The Saratoga Shakespeare Company
and produced with
Skidmore College Theater Department

Saturday, January 31, 8:00 P.M.
JKB Theater, Skidmore College
Tickets: $35 Adults / $12 Students


BLACK BOX SEMINAR PRODUCTION

THE PENELOPIAD
by Margaret Atwood

Directed by Emily Moler '15

Thursday, February 27th through Wednesday, March 4th, 2015
All performances at 8:00pm except Sunday, March 1st at 2:00pm

    Odysseus returns from the Trojan War to kill his wife Penelope's suitorsof his wife, Penelope, and her twelve disobedient maids. In this adaptation of her novella, Atwood tells the story of what Penelope was up to during the twenty years her husband was gone.

TICKET PRICES:  $12 General Admission / $8 Students & Seniors
Box Office: 518-580-5439 or email:  boxoffice@skidmore.edu


MAINSTAGE SEMINAR PRODUCTION

BLOOD WEDDING
by Federico García Lorca


bloodwedding

Directed by Carolyn Anderson and Will Bond

Friday, April 10th and Saturday, April 11th at 8:00pm
Sunday, April 12th at 2:00pm
Thursday, April 16th through Saturday, April 18th at 8:00pm
Sunday, April 19th at 2:00pm

A sensual tragedy of passion and revenge, this 20th century classic tells the story of a family vendetta that erupts when a bride-to-be runs away with the son of the enemy.

TICKET PRICES:  $12 General Admission / $8 Students & Seniors
Box Office: 518-580-5439 or email:  boxoffice@skidmore.edu


WORKSHOPS

Our workshop program provides students with the opportunity to explore their interests in acting, directing and playwriting. Each semester, students develop theater projects in consultation with a faculty advisor, culminating with performances in the Rehearsal Studios. Workshops are generally in Studio A on the second floor of the JKB Theater at 8pm unless otherwise noted.

February 15-317, 2015 in Studio A at 8:00pm
THE INFANT
by Oliver Lansley
Directed by Theodoros Saroglou 2016

Marc h 10-12, 2015 in Studio A at 8:00pm
SCENES FROM DACHA LIFE
Short Pieces by Anton Chekhov
Directed by AaronArdisson 2016

April 12-14, 2015, in Studio A at 8:00pm
FOOL FOR LOVE
by Sam Shepard
Directed byAlex Scordaton 2015


PLAYWRIGHT'S LAB
THE HE(ART) OF IT ALL
by Brandon Bogle 2016
Multiple readings presented during Free Hour Theater
(dates to be determined)


ADDITIONAL PROJECTS
THE ELEVATOR
Written and Performed by Jonathan Lee-Rey2015
(date and venue to be announced)

The Bootleggers present WILD TIMES 20/80!!! (stop it you lazy prohibition sluts)
THE BOOTLEGGERS PRESENT WILD TIMES 20/80!!!
(STOP IT YOU LAZY PROHIBITION SLUTS)

Directed byKevin Berry 2015
(date and venue to be announced)

TOGETHER WE CAN DO SO MUCH MORE
24 HOUR PLAYS

(date and venue to be announced)

STUPID FUCKING BIRD
(a sort of adaptation of THE SEAGULL)
by Aaron Posner

Directed by Joan Lawson 2015 and Dani Turner 2015
April 24-26 at 8:00pm
(venue to be announced)


FREE HOUR THEATER
Studio B is reserved every Friday afternoon after Theater Company Meetings from 3:30-5:30 for the presentation of any theater work by students. Reservations are on a first-come-first-served basis. The space can be approved and scheduled by Lary Opitz.

January30
To Be Announced
February 6

To Be Announced

February 13

To Be Announced

February 20

THE HE(ART) OF IT ALL

February 27
To Be Announced
March 6

THE HE(ART) OF IT ALL

March 13
Advanced Playwriting
March 20
To Be Announced
March 27
To Be Announced
April 3
THE HE(ART) OF IT ALL
April 10
To Be Announced
April 17
To Be Announced
April 24
To Be Announced

 

 

Reservations for Mainstage and Black Box Productions

Contact the Skidmore Theater Box Office at 518-580-5439 or email us at boxoffice@skidmore.edu
Group rates are available for 10 or more
For group sales contact Kathy Mendenhall, 518-580-5430

Tickets for the SEMINAR productions in either theater are (unless otherwise noted):
$12 for General Admission
$8 for Students/Skidmore Community Members/Senior Citizens

There is no charge for Student Directed Studio Projects. Student phone numbers for making reservations for these events will be available in the Theater Office at 518-580-5430

Directions

Directions to Skidmore and the Janet Kinghorn Bernhard Theater are available on the Skidmore College Maps & Directions Page.

Parking is available in the two parking lots which are accessible immediately after turning either left or right from the Broadway entrance to the campus. The JKB Theater is located behind the Zankel Music Building and to the south of Filene (walk through the Zankel Building lobby to the JKB Theater).

Drop-off and handicapped parking is available by turning left after entering the main entrance to the campus from North Broadway - drive past the fourth Zankel Building parking lot entrance and make the next right.

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