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Cause Theatre

Cause Theatre Production


Cause Theatre is about more than the performance: it’s about provoking thought and discussion on topics that are crucial to everyone in society today, whether young or old. These productions challenge the audience to consider different perspectives, highlighting how attitudes and behaviors can affect experiences and actions. They also provide an opportunity for the actors to be actively engaged in the process of creating and performing social issues theatre. Auditions and performances are open to the general public. 

Please note, there are no ticket discounts for CSM students or employees for Cause Theatre productions.


Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

by Christopher Durang

Thursday, September 27 | 7:30 p.m. La Plata Campus
Friday, September 28 | 8 p.m. La Plata Campus
Saturday, September 29 | 2 p.m. La Plata Campus

$5, all seats

Due to heavy subject matter, this show not be suitable for all ages.

Middle-aged siblings Vanya and Sonia share a home in Bucks County, PA, where they bicker and complain about the circumstances of their lives. Suddenly, their movie-star sister, Masha, swoops in with her new boy toy, Spike. Old resentments flare up, eventually leading to threats to sell the house. Also on the scene are sassy maid Cassandra, who can predict the future, and a lovely young aspiring actress named Nina, whose prettiness somewhat worries the imperious Masha.

Produced by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc.


 

Hate Crime

by Vincent L. Scarsella

Thursday, March 14 | 7:30 p.m. La Plata Campus
Friday, March 15 | 8 p.m. La Plata Campus

Saturday, March 16 | 8 p.m. La Plata Campus

$5, all seats

Due to heavy subject matter, including adult language and racial issues, this show is not suitable for all ages.

A timely and provocative play about race relations in the context of a legal thriller. 

Produced by special arrangement with the playwright.