Arena Theater

Arena Theater 2016-2017 Season


Fiddler on the Roof

Book by Joseph Stein, Music by Jerry Bock, Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick
November 4-12
Directed by Mark Lewis 

"A small community struggles to keep its balance in a world that grows more precarious every day. Arena Theater collaborates with faculty, staff, and student guests from across our campus to produce this beloved classic."

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January Project: KJV

January 13-14
Directed by Kailey Bell

“Returning in its third incarnation, KJV offers an answer to the question, ‘What happens when a group of Wheaton students memorize scripture deeply, and then embody it theatrically?

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The Sneeze:  Short Plays by Anton Chekhov

Translated and Adapted by Michael Frayn
February 17-25
Directed by Andy Mangin

“From the brilliant pen of Anton Chekhov- well known for his devastating genre-bending plays-comes a delightful evening of 8 short pieces- unfailingly quirky, outrageously funny and satisfyingly truthful.”

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A new devised piece of theater about the intersection of technology and identity
March 31- April 8
Directed by Michael Stauffer

 “We are increasingly at home in a world as we text, post and chat- but spend very little time in actual conversation. This theater experience- devised and presented by a group of Wheaton students- explores the evolving challenge of navigating the terrain that lies between connection and isolation.”

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