University Theatre

  • The MSUM University Theatre Series includes several main stage productions, two annual dance concerts and many student-directed and/or created pieces each year. The main stage productions involve students from across campus who participate as performers and technicians.

    2018-2019 Main Stage Performances

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    Cat in the Hat

    From the moment his tall, red-and-white-striped hat appears around the door, Sally and her brother know that The Cat in the Hat is the funniest, most mischievous cat that they have ever met. With the trickiest of tricks and the craziest of ideas, he is certainly loads of fun. He turns a rainy afternoon into an amazing adventure... but what will mum find when she gets home...?

    Public Performances | November 17, 1:00 & 4:00 pm
    Hansen Theatre

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    Works-In-Progress

    An eclectic dance concert showcasing the work of student dancers and choreographers. This concert is also working in collaboration with emerging student lighting designers.

    November 27, 7:30 pm
    Hansen Theatre

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    Hair – Concert Version

    HAIR celebrates the sixties counterculture in all its barefoot, long-haired, bell-bottomed, beaded and fringed glory. To an infectiously energetic rock beat, the show wows audiences with songs like “Aquarius,” “Good Morning, Starshine,” “Hair,” “I Got Life,” and “Let The Sun Shine.” Exploring ideas of identity, community, global responsibility and peace, HAIR remains relevant as ever as it examines what it means to be a young person in a changing world.

    February 8, 7:30 pm
    Hansen Theatre

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    The Wolves

    Left quad. Right quad. Lunge. A girls indoor soccer team warms up. From the safety of their suburban stretch circle, the team navigates big questions and wages tiny battles with all the vim and vigor of a pack of adolescent warriors. A portrait of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness for nine American girls who just want to score some goals.

    February 20-23, 7:30 pm
    Gaede Stage

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    Reefer Madness

    Inspired by the original 1936 film of the same name, this raucous musical comedy takes a tongue-in-cheek look at the hysteria caused when clean-cut kids fall prey to marijuana, leading them on a hysterical downward spiral filled with evil jazz music, sex and violence. You won't be able to resist the spoofy fun of REEFER MADNESS. The addictive and clever musical numbers range from big Broadway-style showstoppers to swing tunes like 'Down at the Ol' Five and Dime' and the Vegas-style 'Listen to Jesus, Jimmy,' featuring J.C. Himself leading a chorus of showgirl angels.

    April 10-13, 7:30 pm
    Hansen Theatre

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    An Evening of Dance

    Join us for a dynamic dance concert featuring the work of student dancers and choreographers. You are sure to be entertained with dances featuring ballet, hip-hop, modern, lyrical, musical theatre styles and tap.

    April 30, 7:30 pm
    Hansen Theatre

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