Theater
“The Misanthrope” is written by Molière, adapted by Constance Congdon ‘82G and directed by Mary Corinne Miller.

October 19, 2016 7:30 pm
October 21—October 22, 2016 7:30 pm
October 27—October 29, 2016 7:30 pm
October 29, 2016 2:00 pm

Rand Theater

Two sisters gaze across an endless stretch of barren desert at the El Shatt refugee camp, while a war rages across Europe.

November 30, 2016 7:30 pm
December 2—December 3, 2016 7:30 pm
December 7—December 10, 2016 7:30 pm
December 10, 2016 2:00 pm

Curtain Theater

Featuring an impressive ensemble of actor/musicians who play their own instruments onstage, “Once” tells the enchanting tale of a Dublin street musician about to give up on his dream when a beautiful young woman takes a sudden interest in his haunting love songs

December 1, 2016
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Highly acclaimed Serbian stage director Nikita Milivojević delivers this year's Rand Lecture.

December 2, 2016
4:00 pm

Rand Theater

“Hedda Gabler” is written by Henrik Ibsen and directed by Christina Pellegrini. 

February 22, 2017 7:30 pm
February 24—February 25, 2017 7:30 pm
March 1—March 4, 2017 7:30 pm
March 4, 2017 2:00 pm

Rand Theater

In this show, the audience’s most visceral senses are heightened by high-flying, eye-popping acrobatics, elaborate choreography, and pulsating music coupled with visuals of mixing batter and baking cookies. 

March 23, 2017
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

 Produced by Claudia Nolan and Ifa Bayeza and directed by Ifa Bayeza.As a part of UMass’ long tradition of fostering and presenting new works to central Massachusetts, the theatre department sponsors a Play Lab every year.  

March 30, 2017 7:30 pm
April 1, 2017 7:30 pm
April 6, 2017 7:30 pm
April 8, 2017 2:00 pm

Curtain Theater

“The Happiest Song Plays Last” is written by Quiara Alegría Hudes and directed by Jennifer Onopa.

April 5, 2017 7:30 pm
April 7—April 8, 2017 7:30 pm
April 12—April 15, 2017 7:30 pm
April 15, 2017 2:00 pm

Rand Theater

“Ta'zieh: Between Two Rivers” conceived by Nikoo Mamdoohi and Q-Mars Haeri, written by Q-Mars Haeri and Ifa Bayeza and directed by Nikoo Mamdoohi.  Off Site Location to be announced. 

April 27—April 28, 2017 7:30 pm
April 29, 2017 2:00 pm