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Stage Production History

The School of Music, Theatre & Dance, through the auspices of University Productions, presents ten full-scale staged productions for the Departments of Dance, Musical Theatre, Voice, and Theatre & Drama each year.

 

 

2012-2013 season

Almost, MaineDept. of Theatre & Drama

Sunday in the Park with GeorgeDept. of Musical Theatre

Don Giovanni University Opera Theatre & University Symphony Orchestra

Bat Boy, The MusicalDept. of Musical Theatre

A Midsummer Night’s DreamDept. of Theatre & Drama

TranslationDepartment of Dance

The Skin of our TeethDept. of Theatre & Drama

The Laramie Project • Dept. of Musical Theatre Studio

Ariadne auf NaxosUniversity Opera Theatre & University Philharmonia Orchestra

August: Osage CountyDept. of Theatre & Drama

Crazy for YouDept. of Musical Theatre

 

2011-2012 season

 

Suddenly Last Summer • Department of Theatre & Drama

The Full Monty • Department of Musical Theatre

Falstaff • University Opera Theatre & University Symphony Orchestra

Trumpets & Raspberries • Department of Theatre & Drama

The Beaux’ Stratagem • Department of Theatre & Drama

Little Women: the Musical • Department of Musical Theatre Studio

Dancelucent 2012 • University Dance Company

Spring Awakening • Department of Musical Theatre Studio

Noises Off • Department of Theatre & Drama

The Rake’s Progress • University Opera Theatre & University Philharmonia Orchestra

Cloud 9 • Department of Theatre & Drama

Chicago • Department of Musical Theatre

 

2010-2011 season

Pentecost • Dept. of Theatre & Drama

Into the Woods • Dept. of Musical Theatre

The Elixir of Love • University Opera Theatre & University Symphony Orchestra

Gibson Fleck • Dept. of Musical Theatre

Much Ado About Nothing • Dept. of Theatre & Drama

Dancing Americas • University Dance Company

Arms and the Man • Dept. of Theatre & Drama

Little Women • University Opera Theatre & University Philharmonia Orchestra

The Crucible • Dept. of Theatre & Drama

Brigadoon • Dept. of Musical Theatre

 

2009-2010 season

Tartuffe • Dept. of Theatre & Drama

Evita • Dept. of Musical Theatre

The Marriage of Figaro • University Opera Theatre & University Symphony Orchestra

Uncommon Women and Others • Dept. of Theatre & Drama

Macbeth • Dept. of Theatre & Drama

(Re)Visionary Dances • University Dance Company

Our Town • Dept. of Theatre & Drama

Armide • University Opera Theatre & University Philharmonia Orchestra

Trafford Tanzi • Dept. of Theatre & Drama

Ragtime •  Dept. of Musical Theatre

 

2008-2009 Season

Madmen & Specialists • Dept. of Theatre & Drama

Rent • Dept. of Musical Theatre

Eugene Onegin • University Opera Theatre

Ella Minnow Pea • Dept. of Musical Theatre

Pride & Prejudice • Dept. of Theatre & Drama

Arcs in Time • University Dance Company

The Show-Off • Dept. of Theatre & Drama

Albert Herring • University Opera Theatre

Department of Musical Theatre 25th Anniversary Concert

Jonesin • Dept. of Theatre & Drama

42nd Street • Dept. of Musical Theatre

 

2007-2008 Season

Our Lady of 121st Street • Dept. of Theatre & Drama

Big River • Dept. of Musical Theatre

La Bohème • University Opera Theatre

Two by Fassbinder — Pre-Paradise Sorry Now and Katzelmacher • Dept. of Theatre & Drama

J.B. • Dept. of Theatre & Drama

Stravinsky Revisited • University Dance Company

As You Like It • Dept. of Theatre & Drama

Postcard from Morocco • University Opera Theatre

You Never Can Tell • Dept. of Theatre & Drama

Carousel • Dept. of Musical Theatre

 

2006-2007 Season

The Cradle Will Rock • Dept. of Theatre & Drama

The Pajama Game • Dept. of Musical Theatre

The Pursuit of Persephone • Dept. of Musical Theatre

Così fan tutte • Opera Theatre

You Can’t Take it With You • Dept. of Theatre & Drama

Rituals & Reveries • University Dance Company

She Stoops to Conquer • Dept. of Theatre & Drama

The Bartered Bride • Opera Theatre

Playing for Time • Dept. of Theatre & Drama - Grand Opening of the Arthur Miller Theatre

The Who’s Tommy • Dept. of Musical Theatre

 

2005-2006 Season

1918 • Dept. of Theatre & Drama

The Boys from Syracuse • Musical Theatre Dept.

The Coronation of Poppea • School of Music Opera Theatre

The Laramie Project• Dept. of Theatre & Drama

A Flea in Her Ear • Dept. of Theatre & Drama

Dance to the Music: A Celebration of UM Composers • University Dance Company

The Gold Diggers • Dept. of Theatre & Drama

Jackie O • School of Music Opera Theatre

The Dreamy Kid/De Organizer • School of Music Opera Theatre

The Burial at Thebes • Dept. of Theatre & Drama

Seussical • Musical Theatre Dept.

 

2004-2005 Season

In Arabia We'd All Be Kings • Dept. of Theatre and Drama

A Chorus Line • Musical Theatre Department

Hansel and Gretel • Opera Theatre

The Water • Musical Theatre Department

The Rover • Dept. of Theatre and Drama

Jazzin' • University Dance Company & UM Jazz Ensemble

Romeo and Juliet • Dept. of Theatre and Drama

Tartuffe • Opera Theatre

The Hot L Baltimore • Dept. of Theatre and Drama

City of Angels • Musical Theatre Department


2003-2004 Season

Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet) • Department of Theatre and Drama
Guys and Dolls • Musical Theatre Department
Suor Angelica & Gianni Schicchi • Opera Theatre
The Diary of a Scoundrel or Too Clever by Half • Department of Theatre and Drama
The Nutcracker • Department of Theatre and Drama
Dances for Petersburg • University Dance Company
The Quick-Change Room • Department of Theatre and Drama
Don Giovanni • Opera Theatre
An Arthur Miller Celebration • Dept. of Theatre and Drama
Jesus Christ Superstar • Musical Theatre Department


2002-2003 Season

The Imaginary Invalid • Department of Theatre and Drama
Children of Eden • Musical Theatre Department
The Cunning Little Vixen • Opera Theatre
Don't Dress for Dinner • Department of Theatre and Drama
Hamlet • Department of Theatre and Drama
Resonant Rhythms • University Dance Company
A Streetcar Named Desire • Department of Theatre and Drama
Xerxes • Opera Theatre
After a Fashion • Dept. of Theatre and Drama
Oklahoma! • Musical Theatre Department


2001-2002 Season

The Good Person of Szechwan • Department of Theatre and Drama
Good News! • Musical Theatre Department
The Consul • Opera Theatre
The Secret Rapture • Department of Theatre and Drama
The Grapes of Wrath • Department of Theatre and Drama
Ancient Steps, Forward Glances • University Dance Company
The Tavern • Department of Theatre and Drama
La Cenerentola • Opera Theatre
The Balcony • Dept. of Theatre and Drama
Parade • Musical Theatre Department


2000-2001 Season

A View From the Bridge • Department of Theatre and Drama
Of Thee I Sing • Musical Theatre Department
Lysistrata • Department of Theatre and Drama
Falstaff • Opera Theatre
To Kill a Mockingbird • Department of Theatre and Drama
The Tempest - Revival • Department of Theatre and Drama
Dances of Passion • University Dance Company
The Heiress • Department of Theatre and Drama
La Périchole • Opera Theatre
Measure for Measure • Dept. of Theatre and Drama
Side Show • Musical Theatre Department


1999-2000 Season

Escape from Happiness• Department of Theatre and Drama
A Little Night Music • Musical Theatre Department
Susannah • Opera Theatre
The Importance of Being Earnest • Department of Theatre and Drama
The Tempest • Department of Theatre and Drama
Worldwide Rhythms • University Dance Company
Colored People's Time• Department of Theatre and Drama
The Daughter of the Regiment • Opera Theatre
S'lichot • Dept. of Theatre and Drama
Cabaret • Musical Theatre Department


1998-1999 Season

Endgame • Department of Theatre and Drama
Anything Goes • Musical Theatre Department
La Traviata • Opera Theatre
Blood Wedding • Department of Theatre and Drama
Volpone • Department of Theatre and Drama
Razzmatazz! • University Dance Company
Our Country's Good • Department of Theatre and Drama
The Magic Flute • Opera Theatre
Orphan Train • Dept. of Theatre and Drama
Candide • Musical Theatre Department

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