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Theatre at Tarleton Live!

2014 - 2015
Four Mainstage Shows. All performances at 7:30 pm
Production Description

September 27 - October 1, 2016

You Can't Take it With You by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart

7:30 each evening
in the Theater

  


The story takes place in the house of a slightly batty New York City family, the Vanderhof-Sycamore-Carmichael clan.  It follows the family while they try to adapt to the idea of their daughter, Alice, marrying into a "normal" family.  We have rated this play as appropriate for all ages.

November 8 - 12, 2016

Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare

7:30 PM each evening
in the Theater


This comedy by William Shakespeare centers around the story of two twins, Viola and Sebastian, who are separated in a shipwreck and the chaos that ensues when Viola disguises herself as a boy and enters the service of Duke Orsino.  We have rated this play as appropriate for all ages.

February 22 - 25, 2017

Shrek, the Musical by Jeanine Tesori and David Lindsay-Abaire

7:30 pm each evening in the Auditorium


This is the story of Shrek, the ogre, and his adventures as he leaves home and meets the Princess Fiona.  We have rated this play as appropriate for all audiences.

April 4 - 8, 2017

Master Harold and the Boys by Athol Fugard

7:30 pm each evening in the Theater


Set in 1950 in South Africa during the apartheid era, the play recounts the long, rainy afternoon that Harold spends with Sam and Willie, two middle-aged African servants of his parents' household and explores the complex relationship between the three as well as the underlying racism that marked the period.  The play was originally banned in South Africa.

Young People's Series
Programs run for approximately one hour.
Date Time Production Description Location

October 22, 2016

performances at 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM Title to be announced

In the auditorium

February 4, 2017

performances at 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM Title to be announced

In the Auditorium

Summer Studio
Date Time Production Description Location

June 23, 24, 25, 30, and July 1, 2

performances at 7:30 pm Dearly Departed David Bottrell and Jessie Jones

The play explores the relationships between the members of the eccentric Turpin family, between the time their patriarch, Bud, drops dead in the first scene until they finally manage to get him buried.

In the Workshop Theater

Ticket Information

Ticket prices are $10.00 for the general public, and $8.00 for students and senior citizens. Tickets are also $8.00 for Tarleton staff and faculty (limit 2) and for Tarleton students (limit 1). Remember, you must show your Texan card to qualify for discounted rates.

See photos and a list of past shows