Saint Louis University

2015-16 Season

Main Stage                               

Trash Macbeth
by William Shakespeare (sort of) - October 2-3; 9-11, 2015               

Based on Shakespeare's text, this semi-devised, ensemble-built, original content piece considers the 1950‘s housewife while asking the question: How can we re-purpose waste into something beautiful? Performed by six actors with all costume, scenic and prop elements created from found, not purchased, materials.

Crimes of the Heart
by Beth Henley  - November 13-14; 20-22, 2015
The touching and funny story of the Magrath sisters reunited by their grandfather's ailing health. Past hardships and resentments are revealed in a quirky, irreverent manner to become a moving portrait of family love. Winner of the 1981 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

The Dead
by Richard Nelson & Shaun Davey - February 19-20; 26-28, 2016
A charming, intimate musical based on the James Joyce short story of a Yuletide party in 1904 Dublin. As three generations gather for song, dance and fellowship, memories of past relationships lead to longing and self discovery. Winner the 2000 Tony Award for Best Book of a Musical.

The Importance of Being Earnest
by Oscar Wilde - April 15-16;  22-24, 2016*
Regarded by many as the "wittiest play in the English language", this satire on Victorian manners tells the tale of two bachelors who create alter egos in pursuit of true love. As their deceptions are discovered, hilarious revelations and formidable characters threaten their romantic unions.

Studio Theatre

Scotland Road
by Jeffrey Hatcher - October 23-25,2015

A young woman rescued from an iceberg in the North Atlantic, speaking only the word "Titanic" is questioned by a man who tries to expose her as a fake. His only clue to her true identity...her references to an unknown place called "Scotland Road."

Dad is Dead: 9 Letters (APO show)
by Andy Southern
Suffering from OCD, young Billy confronts his past on the day of his father's funeral. As he is visited by a number of people from his life, he learns more about his true relationship with his father.

Fridays and Saturdays  8:00pm
Sundays 2:00pm
(both theatres)

*We will be offering a matinee of The Importance of Being Earnest
for high school students on Wednesday, April 20 at 10:00am. 
For information, please contact Meme Wolff (314) 977-2998 or

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