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  • Play Lab

    Be part of the process as we mount three brand-new plays as part of our Play Lab. This year, we included two student works and one by a professional playwright.

    Play Lab

    Be part of the process as we mount three brand-new plays as part of our Play Lab. This year, we included two student works and one by a professional playwright.

  • Theater at UMass Amherst

    Guided by a spirit of creativity, mentorship, research and service, we are passionately committed to educating well-rounded theater artists whose broad-based, liberal arts degree fosters creativity, critical thinking, and collaboration.

    Theater at UMass Amherst

    Guided by a spirit of creativity, mentorship, research and service, we are passionately committed to educating well-rounded theater artists whose broad-based, liberal arts degree fosters creativity, critical thinking, and collaboration.

  • Season 2017/2018

    New work and classics, radically re-imagined.

    Season 2017/2018

    New work and classics, radically re-imagined.

  • Student Work Series

    In addition to our mainstage productions, UMass Theater proudly invites community members to investigate the many student-produced works that make our department such an artistically-vibrant place. 

    Student Work Series

    In addition to our mainstage productions, UMass Theater proudly invites community members to investigate the many student-produced works that make our department such an artistically-vibrant place. 

News

Professor Harley Erdman honored for his translations of early women Spanish playwrights

October 19, 2017

Department of Theater Professor of Dramaturgy Harley Erdman has received the the Josephine Roberts Award from of the Society for the Study of Early Modern Women for his work translating early women...

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Events

Nov-Dec
30-08

UMass New Play Lab: Unconditional

The Curtain Theater
7:30 pm

Dec
01-07
Dec
02

UMass New Play Lab: Attrition

The Curtain Theater
2:00 pm

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Hedda archival photo, confrontation scene

Why Theater?

Our greatest achievement is in our graduates, who either use their Theater skills and training creatively in an array of fields and jobs or who go on to do professional theater work and inspire us as the next generation of thinking artists, creative problem solvers, and enterprising young citizens.

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