Season 39

By Dominique Morrisseau | Directed by Dr. Shondrika Moss-Bouldin

February 14, 15, 20, 21 & 22 at 7:30pm
February 23 at 2:00pm

At the start of the Great Recession, one of the last auto stamping plants in Detroit is on shaky ground. Each of the workers have to make choices about how to move forward if their plant goes under. Shanita has to decide how she'll support herself and her unborn child, Faye has to decide how and where she'll live, and Dez has to figure out how to make his ambitious dreams a reality.

April 23, 24 & 25 at 7:30pm
April 26 at 2:00pm

Directed by Carmen-maria Mandley, Dr. Dave Mason, Leslie Reddick, and Lawrence Blackwell

A curated selection of scenes from plays by Shakespeare and other early modern dramatists where the performative power of language determines life or death outcomes. How do legal logics of the Renaissance shape various political stages of today?

These performances will be featured as a complement to the Pearce Shakespeare Symposium on Law and Literature, to be held on the Rhodes College campus April 23-24, 2020, with presentations by Nick Hutchison, Lorna Hutson, and other scholars.

By Krista Knight and Barry Brinegar | Directed by Dr. Joy Brooke Fairfield
Music direction by Eileen Kuo

November 15, 16, 21, 22, 23 at 7:30pm
November 24 at 2:00pm

A post-punk adaptation of Medusa set in mythical modern Greece. Young snake-haired rocker Medusa is part of a Go-Go's-esque all-Gorgon girl group that's poised to dominate the pop charts. When superfan Poseidon attacks backstage, the gods curse Medusa with the power to turn anyone she looks at into a mindless zombie fan. Is this a price she's willing to pay for fame?