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School of Performing and Visual Arts

2019-20 Theatre Season

The Southern Miss Theatre program 2019/20 season promises to be packed with exciting projects and plays.

Lou Rackoff

 

“The 2019-2020 season will be highly theatrical and entertaining. It’s a celebration of the incredible work of everyone in the program and of our relationship with our audiences.”

Louis Rackoff, USM Theatre Professor
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Fall 2019


Gem of the Ocean by August Wilson 

A man’s spiritual journey in search of a new life.

October 17, 18, 19 at 7:30 p.m.; Oct. 19 and 20 at 2:00 p.m.

Gilbert F. Hartwig Theatre

Directed by Amanda Washington 

The Wolves by Sarah DeLappe

This new play illustrates a girls’ soccer team season as the students deal with teenage angst, death, but ultimately perseverance.


Oct. 31, Nov. 1, 2 at 7:30 p.m.; Nov. 2 and 3 at 2:00 p.m.

Gilbert F. Hartwig Theatre

Directed by Caitlyn Herzlinger

Guys and Dolls by Abe Burrows, Jo Swerling, Frank Loesser

A delightful musical comedy that involves high-stakes and love.


November 14, 15, 16 at 7:30 p.m.; Nov. 16 and 17 at 2:00 p.m.

Martha R. Tatum Theatre

Directed by Louis Rackoff       

MFA Directing Special Project (T.B.A.)


Sept. 30 at 5:30 p.m. and 7:30p.m.

Woods Theatre

Directed by Sam Buchanan

 

Spring 2020 

 

Ah, Wilderness by Eugene O’Neill

This comedy is a charming coming-of-age story that centers around a typical family in the turn-of-the-century America.

February 20, 21, 22 at 7:30 p.m.; Feb. 22 and 23 at 2:00 p.m.

Martha R. Tatum Theatre

Directed by Louis Rackoff  

Oresteia by Robert Icke 

This fresh spin on the Greek tragedy directed by Sam Buchanan still features the vicious revenge cycle that made the original play famous.

April 2, 3, 4, 7 at 7:30 p.m.; April 5 at 2:00 p.m.

Gilbert F. Hartwig Theatre

Directed by Sam Buchanan  

Metamorphoses by Mary Zimmerman

A series of sketches of various Greek mythologies.

April 23, 24, 25 at 7:30 p.m.; April 25 and 26 at 2:00 p.m.

Martha R. Tatum Theatre

Directed by Amanda Washington

 

 

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