by Christopher Sergel
In a small Southern town during the Great Depression, the idyllic
childhood of eight-year-old Scout and her brother Jem is changed
forever when their lawyer father defends a poor black man accused of
raping a young white woman. Through the drama of the trial and its
aftermath the children experience the harsh realities of racial
prejudice. Harper Lee's timeless telling of the loss of innocence
comes to our stage with all the warmth and poignancy of her beloved
Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. Directed by Ellen Geer.
- A Midsummer
Night's Dream by William Shakespeare
Theatricum’s signature production is back! Romp through the forest
with our ardent young lovers, mischievous fairies and a ragtag band
of trades people as they encounter a night filled with wonder.
There’s no more perfect setting than the leafy bower of Theatricum’s
outdoor stage to experience this delightful tale of magic and
romance. Time has proven that this passionate production leaves
children, teens and adults with a long-lasting love of Shakespeare.
Directed by Melora Marshall & Willow Geer
- As You Like It
by William Shakespeare
A tale of two brothers - one alienated by ambition, the other
estranged by envy - is set in the South of the post-Civil War era,
adding traditional American folk music and dance. Rosalind is forced
to flee to the forest when her uncle, usurper of her brother's
estate, threatens to have her killed. Accompanied by her cousin
Celia, Rosalind disguises herself as a man for safety's sake - a
disguise that comes in handy for testing the devotion of the noble
lover Orlando (also on the run from a hostile family member).
Directed by Ellen Geer.
- Harper Lee's
- To Kill A Mocking Bird
August: Osage County
A vanished father. A pill-popping mother. Three sisters harboring
shady little secret. When the large Weston family unexpectedly
reunites after Dad disappears, their Oklahoma homestead explodes in
a maelstrom of repressed truths and unsettling secrets. Tracy Letts'
Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play unflinchingly - and
uproariously - explores the dark side of the Midwestern American
family. Directed by Mary Jo DuPrey.
Green Grow The Lilacs
Oklahoma native Lynn Riggs infused his 1931 hit play with a perfect
mix of drama, romance and America's most popular folk music. The
courtship between a rancher and his gal is threatened by a menacing
farmhand. Filled with vivid characters, colorful language, old songs
and cowboy ballads, the play that inspired Rodgers and Hammerstein's Oklahoma! is
rarely performed in its original form, yet remains as compelling now
as when it first burst onto the American stage. Directed by Ellen