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The Realistic Joneses

By Will Eno
Directed by Suzan Kurry
Performed at the Bartell Theatre on the Evjue stage

Bob Jones and his wife Jennifer meet their new next-door neighbors, John and Pony Jones – no relation. Funny, moving, and weird, the Joneses discuss their lives, giving an inside look at the people next door, the truths we think we know, and the secrets we never imagined we all might share. Described as "like a sitcom broadcast from a weirder, more melancholy world."

The Realistic Joneses

Now Playing

Today at 7:30pm

Priscilla: Queen of the Desert

Book by Stephan Elliot & Allan Scott
Directed by Jay Gile
Music Direction by J Adam Shelton
Choreography by Craig Schlagel
Produced by StageQ Inc

Based on the smash-hit movie, PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT is the heartwarming, uplifting adventure of three friends, Tick, Bernadette and Adam, a glamorous Sydney-based performing trio who agree to take their show to the middle of the Australian outback. They hop aboard a battered old bus searching for love and friendship and end up finding more than they ever imagined.

With a dazzling array of dance floor favorites including “It’s Raining Men,” “I Will Survive,” “Hot Stuff,” “Boogie Wonderland,” “Go West,” “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun,” and “I Love The Nightlife,” Priscilla will have you dancing and celebrating all night long!


Coming Soon

Fri, Apr 8th at 7:30pm

The Importance of Being Earnest

By Oscar Wilde
Directed by Scott Albert Bennett
Performed at the Bartell Theatre on the Evjue stage

Oscar Wilde’s madcap farce about mistaken identities, secret engagements, and lovers’ entanglements still delights readers more than a century after its 1895 publication and premiere performance. Our production will be cross-gender cast, adding to the conversation about gender identity and absurd gender roles in the turn-of-the-century culture.


Coming Soon

Fri, Apr 29th at 7:30pm

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The Importance of Being Earnest Auditions

First Audition

Mon, Feb 28th at 6:00pm

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