In Lauren Yee’s whimsical comedy with a heart, a lost young woman moves in with her boyfriend expecting to find domestic bliss — but before she does, she must contend with her magical new home. We learn the tale of the house’s previous inhabitants, an old hat-maker and his long-suffering wife, in a surreal journey between past and present, examining the important stuff of life: identity, love, belonging, and the meaning of home.

Runtime approx. 95 minutes without intermission
Recommended for audiences age 12 and up; themes of neglect and abandonment and some strong language


$17 — general admission
$5 — for students, youth, and senior patrons, as well as Card to Culture

Tickets sold through the UMass Fine Arts Center Box Office (call 1-800-999-UMAS or visit the website).
Season and group discounts are also available through the Fine Arts Center Box Office.
The UMass Department of Theater is pleased to participate in the Card to Culture program. For details, please visit our Card to Culture page.

Students walk across the Isle of View behind the Fine Arts Center. Cherry blossoms are in view.


The Curtain Theater, 
Bromery Center for the Arts

Gina Laufmann, wearing a teal sweater and gray scarf
directed by
Gina Kaufmann

Professor  of Performance and Directing

Gina Kaufmann is a professional theater director and a member of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Association (SDC), as well as a professor in the Department of Theater at UMass Amherst.
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