2019-2020 Theatre Season

2019-2020 Theatre NDSU Productions

Fun Home

Fun Home Music by Jeanine Tesori, Book and Lyrics by Lisa Kron, Based on the Graphic Novel by Alison Bechdel

October 17-19 and 23-26 | 7:30pm | Walsh Studio Theatre
LGBTQ Night | Thursday, Oct. 24

Young Alison grew up playing with her siblings in their family’s funeral home. Now, adult Alison relives her past in hopes of unlocking the truth about her father’s unexpected death. Fun Home, a Tony Award-winning musical, is a unique, intimate exploration of sexuality, identity, and family.


A Dream Play

A Dream Play By August Strindberg, Adapted by Caryl Churchill
December 5-7| 7:30 PM | Askanase Auditorium
December 11-14 | 7:30pm

A young woman named Agnes embarks on a journey to find the meaning of life—but this world is different. Everything can happen, everything is possible and probable. Time and place do not exist; the imagination spins, weaving new patterns on a flimsy basis of reality. Written in 1901, Strindberg’s A Dream Play weaves seamlessly through the dreamer’s imagination.


Into the Woods

A musical collaboration with NDSU Challey School of Music

Into the Woods Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, Book by James Lapine, Orchestrations by Jonathan Tunick

February 27-29 | 7:30 pm | Festival Concert Hall
March 1 | 2:00 pm

When the Baker and the Baker’s Wife learn they cannot have a child because of a witch’s curse, they set out on a journey to break the spell. Along the way they meet Little Red Riding Hood, Cinderella, Jack, and Rapunzel. James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim’s Tony Award-winning musical reimagines classic fairytales, and reveals a moral for all eras.


Velveteen Rabbit

Velveteen Rabbit
By Philip Grecian, From the book by Margery Williams

April 24 and May 1 | 7:00pm | Askanase Auditorium
April 25 and May 2 | 10 am and 2:00 pm
April 30 | 10 am (student matinee)

The Velveteen Rabbit has one wish—to be real. But how? One night the toy fairy visits to give the Velveteen Rabbit her wish. The Velveteen Rabbit should be overjoyed, but she can’t. The boy who loves her is sick with scarlet fever and may die if she leaves with the toy fairy. What will she do? Margery Williams’ beloved tale is brought to life in this stage version for the whole family. Explore what it means to love and live without bounds.