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Theater-by-the-Grove

  • Theater-by-the-Grove, produced by the Department of Theater and Dance, presents several productions each year, including the co-production with Music Theater of a major musical.

    Below are events from the 2016–17 season. The 2017–18 season is planned to be announced by June 15, 2017.

    View the Events Calendar for Lively Arts.

    Theater-by-the-Grove, Dance Theater, and Music Theater are funded, in part, by the IUP Student Cooperative Association.

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  • We Are Proud to Present a Presentation About the Herero of Namibia, Formerly Known as Southwest Africa, From the German Südwestafrika, Between the Years 1884–1915

    October 13-15 and 19-22, at 8:00 p.m.; October 16, at 2:00 p.m.; Waller Mainstage Theater, IUP Performing Arts Center

    A group of actors gather to tell the little-known story of the first genocide of the 20th century. As the full force of a horrific past crashes into the good intentions of the present, what seemed a far-away place and time is suddenly all too close to home. Just whose story are they telling? This play contains language and situations to which some audience members may object.

    We Are Proud to Present a Presentation About the Herero of Namibia, Formerly Known as South West Africa, From the German Sudwestafrika, Between The Years 1884-1915
     
  • Die Fledermaus (The Bat)

    December 2 and 3, 2016, at 7:00 p.m.; December 4, 2016, at 2:00 p.m.; Fisher Auditorium, IUP Performing Arts Center

    Coproduced by the Department of Music and the Department of Theater and Dance, and sung in English, Die Fledermaus is an ever-popular operetta by the King of Waltz, Johann Strauss. Join in this full-stage production as disguise provides a delightfully humorous night. Directed by Oliver Lo, choreographed by Joan Van Dyke, and featuring the IUP Faculty Festival Chamber Orchestra conducted by Michael Borowitz.

    Die Fledermaus
     
  • Electriad

    February 21-25, 2017, at 8:00 p.m.; Sunday, February 26, 2017, at 2:00 p.m; Waller Mainstage Theater, IUP Performing Arts Center

    This devised adaptation creatively retells the Greek myths surrounding Electra and her brother Orestes to explore the consequences of war faced by the people most affected by it. Co-created by Carrie J. Cole and members of the ensemble and community, this play includes language not recommended for audiences under the age of 17. 

    Electriad
     
  • Boeing, Boeing

    April 20-22 and 26-29, 2017, at 8:00 p.m.; April 23, 2017, at 2:00 p.m.; Waller Mainstage Theater, IUP Performing Arts Center

    A French farce of epic proportions! The story follows lothario Bernard while he attempts to juggle his three stewardess fiancées. An unexpected scheduling conflict arises leading to hilarious consequences. This play contains suggestive themes to which some audience members may object.

    Boeing, Boeing
     
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    Check Back in June for I\nnformation on our upcoming 2017-18 Season.