Theatre News

No Holds Barred: An Evening of Performance Art is May 3 and 4

Featuring performances by art, music, and theatre students, audiences should expect entertainment that is engaging, controversial, whimsical, personal, political, and more. Continue Reading…

Arcadia opens Friday, April 22

Guiding boards through a table saw and actors through final rehearsals – Dr. Paul Newman prepares for his final Adams State University production, Arcadia, to open April 22. Continue Reading…

Tickets for Arcadia go on sale April 11

“Arcadia has it all. I love the language, the densely packed ideas, and, my favorite theme, unrequited love.” Continue Reading…

What We Don’t Know opens March 8

It has been a challenge collaborating, trying to coincide two pieces to fit together. But it has been such a great creative process,” said Byers. Continue Reading…

ASU Theatre Students “Stand Strong” at Theatre Festival

“It was a great honor to be invited along with just nine other schools from the region to perform during the evening of scenes..." Continue Reading…

Come aboard for laughs

“This is not a critical look at life, but a funny look,” Dunlap said. Continue Reading…

Tickets for Snow Queen go on sale November 20

In the story, a little girl, Gerda, sets out on an epic quest to save her best friend, Kai, from the evil Snow Queen. Continue Reading…

ASU Theatre Production “Scream Queens” will get your scare on

“It was a stormy night…just as all good scary stories start. Four people, trapped in an old house full of puppets and toys. It is all fun and games until they find out who is pulling the strings.” Continue Reading…

Adams State represents the rainbow

Adams State University students, faculty, staff and community members gathered for an ice cream social and a group “rainbow” photo in recognition of the Standing Strong Equality Project. Continue Reading…

Marriage equality stands strong in Adams State production

“Why reduce the amount of love in the world?” Continue Reading…

ASU Theatre will host public forum on impact of religious exemption laws

“This is a hot-button issue. Across the nation, people are talking about what constitutes an act of religious freedom and when does that action become an act of discrimination..." Continue Reading…

Adams State project is Standing Strong for Equality

"...For nine days, this project marks the changes we’ve made as a campus, a community, state, and nation,” said Standing Strong creator Dr. John H. Taylor, professor of theatre. Continue Reading…

Faculty lecture is presented in conjunction with Standing Strong: The ASU Equality Project

“Theatre can be so many different things. It can be comedies and musicals, but it can also be an act of transgression. And in being so, it becomes a force for change.” Continue Reading…

ASU Theatre presents The Gay Marriage Plays

"...These plays are vows to the blessings of equality, the universal challenges of relationships and the often hilarious power of love." Continue Reading…

Theatre production dedicated to creating social change

“In this kind of theatre, there is no separation of duties or hierarchy of power. Every member of the company, including myself, shares full responsibility for all aspects for the production.” Continue Reading…

Adams State Theatre presents “Marat/Sade”

“Marat/Sade is highly experimental, entertaining, and very different from what our program normally does,” Neilsen said. Continue Reading…

Comedy Giants opens March 10

“Woody Allen and Steve Martin are comedy giants, and we are smart ass-ery,” both said. Continue Reading…

Adams State establishes 15-credit requirement for full-time status

Adams State University undergraduate students must now enroll in 15 credit hours per semester to be considered full-time, effective for the fall 2015 semester. Continue Reading…

A Valentine’s play, Stop Kiss opens February 10

“An unspoken love, Stop Kiss is a love story that endures violence and judgment and asks if there is still hope,” said McNamara. Continue Reading…

Biography of Theatre Alumnus Eric Propp

Eric Propp (’03) works in the Boston area as a costume designer and costume crafts artisan. Continue Reading…

Biography of Theatre Alumnus David Beatty

David Beatty was born in Huntington Beach, CA, and followed the footsteps of his father, two uncles, and grandmother, who graduated from Adams State. Continue Reading…

Biography of Theatre Alumna Elizabeth Wellman

After graduating with her BA in Theatre from Adams State University in 2008, Elizabeth Wellman moved to Columbus, Ohio to pursue graduate school. Continue Reading…

La Puente honors generosity of Dave & Virginia Svaldi

The event raised a record $76,000 in support of the homeless shelter's programs. Over the last seven years, the opening night benefit performances have raised more than $350,000 for La Puente. Continue Reading…

Fishing for laughs

The Lost & Found hones comedy skills with Second City in Chicago Continue Reading…

Tickets for It’s a Wonderful Life go on sale November 21

"From Auld Lang Syne to an angel named Clarence, our production will rekindle your favorite memories of the film while being a completely unique theatre experience..." Continue Reading…

Intoxicating Nightmares opens October 28

“There will be blood,” Erik Thurston said. “It is a good Halloween show.” Continue Reading…

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hydes is a tale of depravity, lust, love and horror

Suspenseful and theatrical, I was quickly engrossed in the story and the drama unfolding on stage. Continue Reading…

Adams State Theatre presents “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde”

The theatre production features a new and thrilling version of Robert Louis Stevenson's classic tale of depravity, lust, love and horror. Continue Reading…

Alumni to be honored at Homecoming

Activities during the 2014 Adams State University Homecoming include fire, jazz, floats, awards, food, golf tees, theatre, and, of course, football. Continue Reading…

ASU presents an evening of performance art

Featuring performances by art, music, and theatre students, audiences should expect entertainment that is engaging, controversial, whimsical, personal, political, and more Continue Reading…