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.
13-15 and 19-22, at 8:00 p.m.; October
16, at 2:00 p.m.; Waller
Mainstage Theater, IUP Performing Arts Center
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.
2 and 3, 2016, at 7:00 p.m.; December
4, 2016, at 2:00 p.m.; Fisher
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.
21-25, 2017, at 8:00 p.m.; Sunday,
February 26, 2017, at 2:00 p.m; Waller Mainstage Theater, IUP Performing Arts Center
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.
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.
Check Back in June for I\nnformation on our upcoming 2017-18 Season.
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