Tony Simotes, artistic director of Shakespeare & Company, returns to UMass to direct alumnus Stephen Driscoll ’73 as Shylock in this production. 

October 25, 2014 3:00 pm
October 29—October 30, 2014 7:30 pm
October 28, 2014 10:00 am
November 1, 2014 2:00 pm
November 1, 2014 7:30 pm
October 23, 2014 7:30 pm

Rand Theater

Who says death can’t be funny? Certainly not William Finn and James Lapine, whose bittersweet comic musical A New Brain strikes chords of exaltation and despair in turn.

November 13—November 22, 2014, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri/Sat 7:30 pm
November 22, 2014 2:00 pm
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November 14

Curtain Theater

A conversation with Jane Degenhardt (UMass English) and Paul Adolphsen (UMass Theater)  following the 2:00pm performance of The Merchant of Venice.

November 1, 2014
4:30 pm

Rand Theater

The story-telling magic of ABBA’s timeless songs propels this enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship, and every night everyone’s having the time of their lives!

November 3, 2014
7:30 pm

Mullins Center

Join fellow Cape Cod alumni for a fantastic day starting with a delicious brunch at Chillingworth's followed by the world's longest running musical, The Fantasticks!

November 16, 2014
11:00 am-5:00 pm

Chillingsworth Restaurant
Mummenschanz makes the ordinary extraordinary in a visually stunning spectacle that transcends cultural barriers and sparks the imagination.

December 7, 2014
4:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Renowned director Neil Goldberg, creator of the groundbreaking Broadway hit CIRQUE DREAMS JUNGLE FANTASY, re-imagines the holiday season with CIRQUE DREAMS HOLIDAZE.

December 11, 2014
7:30 pm

Mullins Center

An American classic, Cat serves up an explosive Southern cocktail of sex, death, and revelation in the form of its unforgettable heroine, Maggie, and her struggle for dominance on the “hot tin roof” of her marriage bed. As the embattled Pollitt clan gathers to celebrate its dying patriarch’s birthday, will Maggie emerge victorious?

February 26—February 28, 2015, Thu/Sat 7:30 pm
March 4—March 7, 2015, Wed/Thu/Fri/Sat 7:30 pm
March 7, 2015 2:00 pm
March 3, 2015 10:00 am

Rand Theater

Now in its second year, the UMass New Play Lab exists to develop exceptional new plays in collaboration with visionary playwrights.

March 25—April 3, 2015, Wed/Thu/Fri 7:30 pm
March 28—April 4, 2015, Saturdays 2:00 pm

Curtain Theater

A ringing cell phone, an empty bowl of lobster bisque, and a dead man one table over—so begins Sarah Ruhl’s wildly imaginative Dead Man’s Cell Phone.

April 16—April 25, 2015, Wed/Thu/Fri/Sat 7:30 pm
April 25, 2015, Saturdays 2:00 pm
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April 17

Rand Theater