Theater and Dance

Theatre performance

All performances will take place in the Brad and Linda Gottfried Theater in the Fine Arts Center on the La Plata Campus.

Performances, dates, times, and venues are subject to change.  Please watch this page for announcements of any changes, or join our e-news mailing list for information to be delivered directly to your inbox.

Miss Julie

by August Strindberg

Friday, October 11 | 8 p.m.
Saturday, October 12 | 8 p.m. 
Sunday, October 13 | 3 p.m. 
Thursday, October 17 | 8 p.m. 
Friday, October 18 | 8 p.m.

Saturday, October 19 | 8 p.m. 

Tickets: $10 adults, $8 military/seniors/youth

On Midsummer Eve, Miss Julie, the daughter of a count, sleeps with her father's valet, Jean. The subsequent conflict between sexual passion and social position, which leads to a dark end, is presented with startling modernity.

Due to adult themes and situations, this production may not be suitable for younger audiences. 


Book and lyrics by Marcy Heisler
Music by Zina Goldrich
Adapted from the JUNIE B. JONES Series of books by Barbara Park

Friday, November 15 | 8 p.m.
Saturday, November 16 | 8 p.m. 
Sunday, November 17 | 3 p.m. 
Friday, November 22 | 8 p.m.
Saturday, November 23 | 8 p.m. 
Sunday, November 24 | 3 p.m. 

Tickets: $10 adults, $8 military/seniors/youth

Join Junie B. on her first day of first grade, where many changes are in store: Junie's best friend Lucille has found new best friends -— and Junie B. makes friends with Herb, the new kid at school. While in Mr. Scary's class, Junie has trouble reading the blackboard — and she may need glasses. Add in a friendly cafeteria lady, an intense kickball tournament and a "Top-Secret Personal Beeswax Journal," and first grade has never been more exciting.

This delightful adaptation may be enjoyed by audience members of all ages. 

is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).
All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI.

by Lillian Hellman

Friday, March 6 | 8 p.m.
Saturday, March 7 | 8 p.m. 
Sunday, March 8 | 3 p.m. 
Friday, March 13 | 8 p.m.
Saturday, March 14 | 8 p.m. 
Sunday, March 15 | 3 p.m. 

Tickets: $10 adults, $8 military/seniors/youth

A serious and adult play about two women who run a school for girls. After a malicious youngster starts a rumor about the two women, the rumor soon turns to scandal. As the young girl comes to understand the power she wields, she sticks by her story, which precipitates tragedy for the women. It is later discovered that the gossip was pure invention, but it is too late. Irreparable damage has been done.

THE CHILDREN'S HOUR is presented by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc., New York. 

Twelfth Night

a comedy by William Shakespeare

Friday, April 17 | 8 p.m.
Saturday, April 18 | 8 p.m. 
Sunday, April 19 | 3 p.m. 
Friday, April 24 | 8 p.m.
Saturday, April 25 | 8 p.m. 
Sunday, April 26 | 3 p.m. 

Tickets: $10 adults, $8 military/seniors/youth

Twelfth Night, or What You Will, is the hilarious classic tale of love, confusion, mistaken identities, and joyful discovery.

After the twins Sebastian and Viola survive a shipwreck, neither knows that the other is alive. Viola disguises herself as a young man called Cesario and goes into service with Count Orsino of Illyria. Orsino sends Cesario to woo Lady Olivia on his behalf but Olivia falls in love with Cesario. Meanwhile, Sebastian has been rescued and finds himself on Illyria. Olivia mistakes Sebastian for Cesario and declares her love. Eventually, all is revealed, the siblings are reunited, and everyone discovers the truth about whom they love.

This classic comedy may be enjoyed by audience members of all ages.