Music Theater

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

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

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  • Pippin

    April 26–28 and 30, May 1–3, 7:30 p.m., Waller Hall Mainstage, IUP Performing Arts Center

    Music and Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
    Book by Roger O. Hirson
    Directed by Rob Gretta
    Musical Direction by Oliver Lo
    Choreographed by Joan Van Dyke

    IUP’s Theater-by-the-Grove presents the iconic Broadway musical Pippin. A young prince yearning to find adventure makes a strange alliance with a group of travelers who takes him on a magical journey to be extraordinary. But is the journey real… or only in his mind?



  • Sweeney Todd

    Friday, October 26 and Saturday, October 27, 7:30 p.m., Fisher Auditorium

    Directed by Oliver Lo
    Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
    Book by Hugh Wheeler

    IUP Music Theater proudly presents the musical thriller Sweeney Todd, a story about the obsession of revenge. This semi-staged version will bring tears and laughter in the same evening. Contains violent situation and themes.

    Sweeney Todd

  • Other Upcoming Events



    April 26 - May 3, Theater-by-the-Grove

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    Sunday, May 5, Sound Choices

    Rock of Ages

    Rock of Ages

    Tuesday, April 16, Ovations!