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The Voice of the Prairie
Department of Theatre & Dance

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 Voice of the Prairie

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Feb 14-17, 2019

The Voice of the Prairie

A play by John Olive
Free reserved tickets

What happens when a naive farmer meets a profit-seeking scammer during the rise of commercial radio? Follow the life experiences of David Quinn as he ...

Into the Woods

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Feb 22-Mar 3, 2019

Into the Woods

A musical by Stephen Sondheim
Starting at $24

What if "happily ever after" isn't so happy after all? In Sondheim's Tony Award-winning musical "Into the Woods," Cinderella, Little Red Ridinghood an...

Poltergeist

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Mar 7-10, 2019

Poltergeist

A new play by Alika Magas
Free reserved tickets

In the 2017-2018 New Play Festival Winner "Poltergeist," playwright Alika Magas explores love, grief and what it's like to date the dead. Meet Henry. ...

Falstaff in Love

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Mar 14-17, 2019

Falstaff in Love

A new play by Scott Kaiser
Starting at $16

Follow the hilarious origin story of Jack Falstaff—described by Orson Welles as “Shakespeare’s greatest creation”—and di...

Fourth Annual New Play Festival

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Free and open to the public

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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Jan 22, 2019

What if ‘happily ever after’…

In the Tony Award-winning musical “Into the Woods,” famous storybook characters come…

Oct 10, 2018

Never before seen on stage:…

The world premiere translation by visiting Roe Green Artist Diane Rayor will…

Sep 18, 2018

Combining community, culture and human…

“Vulnerability—I have an interesting relationship with that word ... It almost feels…