By Quiara Alegria Hudes
Directed by Jerry Ruiz
Winner of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize, Water by the Spoonful is set somewhere in Philadelphia, where Elliot has returned from Iraq and is struggling to find his place in the world. Somewhere in a chat room, recovering addicts keep each other alive, hour by hour, day by day. The boundaries of family and community are stretched across continents and cyberspace as birth families splinter and online families collide. Read more...
Music & Lyrics by Robert Lopez & Jeff Marx
Book by Jeff Whitty
Directed by Bria Walker
The laugh-out-loud musical tells the timeless story of a recent college grad name Princeton, who moves into a shabby New York apartment all the way across Avenue Q. He soon discovers that, although the residents seem nice, it’s clear that this is not your ordinary neighborhood. Winner of the Tony “Triple Crown” for Best Musical, Best Score and Best Book, Avenue Q is part flesh, part felt and packed with heart.
Adult language & situations
The Mainstage Productions are to provide performance, design, technical, stage management and dramaturgical experiences with a theatrical exploration of the human condition in live theatre production. The department is committed to a variety of genres which reflects global diversity as well as the full diversity of the SUNY New Paltz Community.
To that end, the student of theatre will experience dramatic literature and production which would encompass an examination of issues which will include cultural, socio-economic, gender, sexual identity, political, religious or ability diversity.
The Department of Theatre Arts is committed to casting that authentically reflects the ethnicity and diversity of the department as well as the New Paltz community at large.
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