Theatre News

  • Auditions for Spring Backstage Musical: OH COWARD!

    Jan 21, 2015

    Auditions will be held February 2 and 3 in the McKinley Studio Theatre for Roderick Cook's review of Noel Coward's songs and scenes, OH COWARD!

    7-9 pm, Monday and Tuesday, February 2 and 3,
    with callbacks on February 4
    Studio Theatre, Lower Level, McKinley Hall

    To Audition:
    Sign up for a time on the callboard in Crawford Music Building.  Pick up sides to read from when signing up.
    Email Stage Manager Jordan Gerow for a link to music to prepare in advance.
    Contact Director Candace Vance or Musical Director Cherie Hughes for more information.

  • Try out for the Spring Mainstage Production!

    Dec 11, 2014

    Auditions for Arlene Hutton's play AS IT IS IN HEAVEN will take place the first week of winter quarter.  Roles are available for up to 13 women in this play with music about a 19th-century group of Kentucky Shakers.

    Click on the title for more details.

  • Try out for the Student-Directed One Acts!

    Dec 11, 2014

    Auditions for David Ives' plays SURE THING, CAPTIVE AUDIENCE, and THE UNIVERSAL LANGUAGE will be held the first week of winter quarter.  Roles are available for 5 men and 4 women.

    Click the title for more details.

  • Audition for KING LEAR by Shakespeare!

    Sep 30, 2014

    Auditions for KING LEAR will be held Monday and Tuesday October 6 and 7.

    Sign up in Crawford Music Building lower level.

  • Try Out for LOST IN YONKERS!

    Sep 30, 2014

    Auditions Tuesday and Wednesday, September 30 and October 1.

    Parts for 4 men and 3 women. 

  • 2014-2015 Season Announced!

    Jun 17, 2014

    SPU Theatre has announced our 2014-2015 production season, "Lost and Found."
    Simon, Shakespeare, Ives, Coward, and Hutton.

  • Don Yanik Reception

    May 22, 2014

    Celebrate with Don as he retires at the end of this academic year. Reception will be on the McKinley stage, 3–5 p.m. on Friday, May 30.

  • Cat Video Festival on April 11 to Feature Creator of Henri le Chat Noir

    Mar 21, 2014

    On Friday, April 11, SPU’s Theatre Department presents the Internet Cat Video Festival: 75 minutes of the best and funniest Internet cat videos. The festival will be followed by a Q&A with SPU alum Will Braden, award-winning creator of the Henri le Chat Noir film series, whose second film, Henri 2, Paw De Deux, the late film critic Roger Ebert called “The best Internet cat video ever made.” All proceeds of the festival benefit SPU’s Theatre Program.

  • Hedda Gabler Opens April 24

    Feb 19, 2014

    One of the most intriguing, perplexing, and complex characters of the modern stage beguiles E.E. Bach Theatregoers beginning April 24. Hedda Gabler is given a new twist in this adaptation by Jon Robin Baitz, which has been called “a Hedda Gabler for the 21st century.” It runs April 24–26 and May 1–3, with a matinee on May 3.

  • SPAM Awards June 7 will be held as scheduled

    Feb 6, 2014

    Join us June 7 at 7:30 pm  for the 26th annual SPAM Awards in E.E. Bach Theatre, featuring a celebration of the season past and a time to gather as the SPU Theatre family.