2019-2020 LSU and Swine Palace Seasons

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by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins

Directed by Femi Euba

Nov. 7-9 2019; Nov. 12-16, 2019 7:30 PM; Nov 10, Nov 17, 2019 2:00 PM
Reilly Theatre

Gloria logoSwine Palace begins the season with Pulitzer Prize finalist, Gloria by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins. Taking place in modern-day Manhattan, it starts on a normal work day for a group of aspiring writers who are growing tired of the monotony of their desk jobs. Then in a shocking moment everything changes. The resulting response is both disturbing and uncomfortably believable in today’s world. Make sure to see this divisive and enthralling play.

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Brooklyn Bridge (TYA Production)

by Melissa James Gibson

Directed by Lori Parquet

Nov. 19, 20, 2019 10:00 AM ;
Nov. 20, 21, 22 2019 7:30 PM;
Nov 24 2019 2:00 PM
Studio Theatre

Brooklyn Bridge TextThis season, LSU Theatre brings to the stage its first Theatre for a Young Audience production. This charming story centers on 10-year-old a latchkey kid writing a report on the Brooklyn Bridge. It’s due tomorrow, and the problem is... she can’t find a pen! One girl’s procrastination helps her meet her extraordinary brownstone neighbors, and connect with quirky and caring community around her.

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by Ella Hickson

Directed by Joy Vandervort-Cobb

Feb. 6, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 14,  15, 7:30pm  Feb. 9, 16, 2:00pm 2020
Shaver Theatre
Oil text

Ella Hickson's Oil is a play about the global implications of our dependency on oil, and tackles subjects including empire, energy and the environment, as well as mother-daughter relationships. The  action spans 150 years, beginning in Cornwall in 1889, proceeding via Tehran in 1908 and Hampstead in 1970, to Baghdad in 2021, and finally returning to Cornwall in the year 2051.

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A Midsummer Night's Dream

by William Shakespeare

Directed by George Judy

April 23, 24, 25, 28, 29, 30, 7:30pm  April 26, 2:00pm  May 1, 2, 7:30pm May 3, 2:00pm 2020
Reilly Theatre

Midsummer Night's DreamIn this classic Shakespeare play, A Midsummer Night’s Dream portrays the events surrounding the marriage of Theseus, the Duke of Athens, to Hippolyta. These include the adventures of four young Athenian lovers and a group of six amateur actors who are controlled and manipulated by the fairies who inhabit the forest in which most of the play is set. The play is one of Shakespeare's most popular works for the stage and is widely performed across the world.

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Dancer in mid-air2020 Dance Concert and Physical Theatre Showcase

Shaver Theatre

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LSU students working on a student film.Take 6 Film Festival

Shaver Theatre

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Past Productions

Trouble in Mind

by Alice Childress

Directed by G.D. Kimble
Sept 25 - Oct 8, 2019
Shaver Theatre

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 Trouble in mind text

Lab Theatre

2019 - 2020

The Moors
by Jen Silverman
Directed by Noah Smith
September 24 - 29, 7:30 p.m.
September 29, 2:00 p.m.
Studio Theatre

Man Talk, Woman Talk
by Ola Ritimi
Directed by Simi Fadirepo
October 8 - 13, 7:30 p.m.
October 13, 2:00 p.m.
Studio Theatre

4.48 Psychosis
by Sarah Kane
directed by Angelle M. Thomas
February 11 - 16, 7:30 p.m.
February 16,  2:00 p.m.
Studio Theatre

Pvt. Wars
by James McClure 
directed by Marshall Hodges
March 10 - 15, 7:30 p.m.
March 15, 2:00 p.m.
Studio Theatre