A play by Caridad Svich | Based on the novel by Julia Álvarez | Directed by Estefanía Fadul
Based on Julia Álvarez’s popular novel, “In the Time of the Butterflies” is a dreamlike telling of the real-life story of the Mirabal sisters from the Dominican Republic. In a time of political rebellion, the women inspired a national resistance against the dictatorial regime of Gen. Rafael Leónidas Trujillo.
This story includes discussions of varying types of violence against women and politically motivated violence.
IN THE TIME OF THE BUTTERFLIES. A play based on the novel by Julia Álvarez.
By William Shakespeare | Directed by John Patrick Hayden
What are the duties and responsibilities of a leader to their country? This contemporary telling of Shakespeare’s history play questions leadership, power, and war.
This story includes war/battle scenes. The use of various types of weapons (and their sounds) may be included in the production.
By Qui Nguyen | Directed by Michael Barakiva
Qui Nguyen’s story of our inner geek and warrior follows Agnes as she journeys into the action-packed fantasy world of imagination and Dungeons and Dragons, and discovers secrets of her recently deceased sister.
This story includes discussions about sexuality and death.
SHE KILLS MONSTERS is presented by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc., a Concord Theatricals Company.
Book & Lyrics by Steven Sater | Music by Duncan Sheik | Directed by Catherine Doherty
Spring Awakening explores the transition from childhood to adulthood. The groundbreaking, award-winning musical uses contemporary music to explore morality, sexuality, adolescence, and the journey of coming of age.
This musical includes discussions and/or acts of sexual assault, rape, suicide, and parental abuse.
SPRING AWAKENING is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI, 423 West 55th Street, New York, NY 10019 Tel.: (212) 541-4684 Fax: (212) 397-4684 www.MTIShows.com
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.
*All events subject to change without notice*