2016-2017 Theatre Season

 Southern Miss Tickets

FALL 2016

 

Next to Normal

Music by Tom Kitt, Book & Lyrics by Brian Yorkey

OCT. 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15 at 7:30PM

OCT. 16 at 2PM

HARTWIG THEATRE

$14 public; $10 faculty, staff, seniors, military; $8 students (GENERAL ADMISSION)

The Goodmans appear to be the ideal suburban family, but in reality they are anything but normal. This musical uses love, sympathy, and heart to bring audiences into the minds and experiences of an American family suffering from the crisis of mental illness. This important American drama is winner of three 2009 Tony Awards, including Best Musical Score, and the 2010 Pulitzer Prize.

 

Silent Sky

by Lauren Gunderson

NOV. 3, 4, 9, 10, 11 at 7:30PM

NOV. 6 at 2PM

HARTWIG THEATRE

$8 GENERAL ADMISSION

When Henrietta Leavitt begins work at the Harvard Observatory, she isn't allowed to touch a telescope. Instead she studies the stars in her free time, balancing her dedication to science with family obligations and romance. This true story of a 19th-century astronomer explores a woman's place in society during a time of immense scientific discoveries, changing forever our understanding of the heavens and the Earth.

 

Peer Gynt

by Henrik Ibsen, translated by Michael Meyer

NOV. 17, 18, 19 and DEC. 2, 3 at 7:30PM

DEC. 4 at 2PM

MARTHA R. TATUM THEATRE

$14 public; $10 faculty, staff, seniors, military; $8 students (RESERVED SEATS)

Peer Gynt is a dreamer, a liar, and an adventurer. Cast out from his hometown, Peer embarks on a wild and astonishing journey in search of fame and fortune that takes him from Norway to Africa and eventually back home again. This is an exhilarating tale of a life lived on the edge. Ibsen's grand-scale pageant on the existential questions of mankind!

 

 

SPRING 2017

 

Tartuffe

by Molière, translated by Richard Wilbur

FEB. 23, 24, 25 and MAR 7, 8, 9 at 7:30PM

MARTHA R. TATUM THEATRE

$14 public; $10 faculty, staff, seniors, military; $8 students (RESERVED SEATS)

Tattuffe is a scheming hypocrite, and he has thoroughly duped the foolish Orgon into turning over his house, his fortune, and even his wife! Will Tartuffe be exposed before Orgon loses his home and family? Teeming with lively humor and satirical plot devices, Tartuffe is one of the great comedies of the French Theater by one of the world's most endearing comic playwrights.

 

The Women of Lockerbie

by Deborah Brevoort

MAR. 30, 31 and APR. 1, 5, 6 at 7:30PM

APR. 2 at 2PM

HARTWIG THEATRE

$8 GENERAL ADMISSION

After the crash of Pan Am flight 103, the women of Lockerbie are determined to convert an act of hatred into an act of love by washing and returning the clothes of the dead to the victims' families. Loosely inspired by the true events of the downing of Pan Am 103 in 1988, and winner of the silver medal in the Onassis International Playwriting Competition.

 

The Crucible

by Arthur Miller

APR. 21, 22, 27, 28, 29 at 7:30PM

APR. 23 at 2PM

MARTHA R. TATUM THEATRE

$14 public; $10 faculty, staff, seniors, military; $8 students (RESERVED SEATS)

This classic American parable about the Puritan purge of withchcraft in old Salem is both a gripping historical play and a timely parable of our contemporary society. The story focuses upon a young farmer, his wife, and a young servant-girl who malicioulsly causes the wife's false arrest for witchcraft. Wnner of the 1953 Tony Award for Best Play.