Show Archives – 2014-15


Moonlight and Magnolias – by Ron Hutchinson

It’s 1939 and legendary producer David O. Selznick realizes that the screenplay for the epic Gone with the Wind is a complete disaster. This hilarious inside view of how Hollywood created a piece of film history chronicles five unorthodox days in Selznick’s office with a writer, a director, bananas, and peanuts.

The Best Man – by Gore Vidal

In the summer of 1960 an ethical man running for the Presidential nomination runs against an “unscrupulous” man.  Both candidates vie for the endorsement of the popular ex- president, who delights in not telling them which one he will support. 

Christmas at the Campus – A Christmas Carol

Charles Dickens’ classic tale of Ebenezer Scrooge and his life-changing visits from the spirits of Christmas past, present and future unfold on the Campus stage.

Dividing the Estate – by Horton Foote

A Texas-flavored comedy concerning a quarrelsome Texas clan, the Gordon family, who are weary of the financial constraints that their aging matriarch insists upon.  Their schemes to achieve economic independence are fueled by greed, yet endearingly hapless and ineffective.

Rent – Music and Lyrics by Jonathan Larson based on Giacomo Puccini’s opera La bohème

This smash-hit rock opera details the story of a group of impoverished young artists and musicians struggling to survive and create in New York City in the thriving days of Bohemian Alphabet City, under the shadow of HIV/AIDS.  Favorite songs include “La Vie Bohème” and “Seasons of Love.”  For mature audiences due to language and subject matter. 

Enchanted April  – adapted for the stage by Matthew Barber from the novel by Elizabeth von Arnim

Four dissimilar women in 1920 England pool their resources to take a Mediterranean holiday away from dreary weather and personal struggles. They come to discover new hope for love and life while soaking up the rejuvenating atmosphere.

Encore 2015 –Upstage, Downstage by Donna Trammell

A new, original musical celebrating 20 years of live theatre and more at the Campus.

Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn – book by William Hauptman and music and lyrics by Roger Miller

Country and bluegrass music are featured in this lively retelling of Mark Twain’s all-American tale of a young boy with a hankering for adventure.  Join Huck, his best friend Tom Sawyer, runaway slave Jim, and other memorable characters as they travel along the great Mississippi River.

A Christmas Carol

Charles Dickens’ classic tale of Ebenezer Scrooge and his life-changing visits from the spirits of Christmas, past, present and future unfold on the Campus stage.

Black Box Shows

The Mercy Seat by Neil LaBute

Ben worked at the World Trade Center but on Sept. 11, 2001 he was away from his office with his mistress.  He is sure that his family must believe that he perished in the tragedy.  Ben uses the calamity to ponder the possibility of running away with his lover to begin a new life. For mature audiences.

The Food Chain by Nicky Silver

A high-strung poet calls a crisis hotlime when her husband of three weeks has been missing for the last two.  The wacky volunteer she reaches is hilarious, but not particularly helpful.  Meanwhile, a vain male model is plagued with a junk food “junkie” stalker.  This award-winning comedy highlights modern society’s emotional food chain and its obsession with beauty, sex, food and fashion using riotously wicked humor.  For mature audiences.

A Feminine Ending by Sarah Treem

Amanda is on track to have a thriving career as a classical composer and musician, but the forces of parental expectations, a boyfriend who is just about to become a pop superstar and an encounter with a high school beau threaten to derail her carefully laid plans, the bittersweet comedy looks at love lost and trusting a woman’s voice in a world controlled by men.  For mature audiences.


Take Ten: 10 Minute Play Festival – Jul. 31 Aug. 1, 2, 2015

A fun event of quick takes on a variety of subjects by award winning playwrights.  There is bound to be something for just about everyone.  Come and celebrate theatre’s short form!  These are rarely seen jewels that you won’t want to miss.  From drama to comedy, these pieces grab your attention and get to the point quickly.  Sometimes less really is more.  For mature audiences.