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Department of Theatre & Dance

The CU Theatre & Dance Department is a community of students, scholars, artists and artisans who regard the collaborative and creative process as the core of education. We engage with that process at all levels of our work as we pursue excellence and understanding.

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The Popular Mechanicals

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Feb 13-16, 2020

The Popular Mechanicals

A play by Robinson, Taylor and Shakespeare
Full price: $16

Shakespeare’s greatest clowns—the popular mechanicals from "A Midsummer Night’s Dream"—take center stage in a riotously funny ...

The Language Archive

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Feb 27-Mar 1, 2020

The Language Archive

A play by Julia Cho
Free tickets available starting Jan. 27, 2020.

George is a linguist whose life's work is dedicated to preserving nearly lost languages, but his passion has complicated his relationships with Mary, ...

Spring Awakening

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Mar 6-15, 2020

Spring Awakening

A musical by Steven Sater and Duncan Sheik
Full price: $24

Book and Lyrics by Steven SaterMusic by Duncan SheikBased on the play by Frank Wedekind In "the most gorgeous Broadway score this decade," (Entertain...

A Perfect Likeness

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Apr 2-5, 2020

A Perfect Likeness

A play by Daniel Rover Singer
Free tickets available March 2, 2020.

What might have blossomed out of an interaction between authors Charles Dickens and Lewis Carroll? In "A Perfect Likeness" playwright Daniel Rover Sin...

As You Like It

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Apr 9-12, 2020

As You Like It

A play by William Shakespeare
Full price: $16

Shakespeare’s beloved comedy investigates the madness and effervescence of finding love. When a corrupt and narcissistic duke takes hold of the ...

2019-20 New Play Festival

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Apr 15-19, 2020

2019-20 New Play Festival

Come see how the next generation of theatre artists views and imagines the world we live in. Each of these exciting, peer-reviewed new plays will rece...

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Nov 1, 2019

Scrooge gets a show tunes…

Featuring parodies of dozens of famous show tunes from musicals like “Phantom…

Aug 9, 2019

Q&A with 'Burning the Old…

On Oct. 10, CU Theatre & Dance opens "Burning the Old Man,"…

Mar 12, 2019

Q&A with 'Falstaff in Love'…

    On March 14, CU Theatre & Dance opens "Falstaff in…