Aurora University


Little Shop of Horrors

The Theatre Department produces two main stage performances (including a full scale musical), one Theatre Studio Lab production, and one student driven show each academic year. Theatre majors participate in all areas of production.

The theatre student will be given the opportunity to perform and train in a wide variety of genres and styles including Shakespeare, Greek, Musical Theatre, Contemporary Drama, Farce, and Avante’Garde to name a few.

Twelfth Night

2019-2020 Aurora University Theatre Season

Animal Farm,
 adapted for the stage by Nelson Bond from the book by George Orwell

Friday-Saturday, November 1-2, 2019, 7:30 p.m., Perry Theatre
Wednesday-Saturday, November 6-9, 2019, 7:30 p.m., Perry Theatre
Animal Farm is a fable with a sting. The animals of Manor Farm have emancipated themselves from the cruel mastery of a human owner. Intermingling humor and drama, Animal Farm is a tragic tale that happened in a mythical barnyard far away but could happen in our own backyard.

Little Women the Musical, Music by Jason Howland, Lyrics by Mindi Dickstein, Book by Allan Knee, Based on the novel by Louisa May Alcott
Friday-Saturday, March 27-28, 2020, 7:30 p.m., Perry Theatre
Sunday, March 29, and Sunday, April 5, 2020, 2:30 p.m., Perry Theatre
Wednesday-Saturday, April 1-4, 2020, 7:30 p.m., Perry Theatre
Based on Louisa May Alcott's life, Little Women follows the adventures of sisters, Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy March. This timeless, captivating story is brought to life in a musical filled with personal discovery, heartache, hope and everlasting love.

2019-2020 Aurora University Studio Series

This series is for student-produced work and additional performances will be announced throughout the year including improv performances from our student improv club, new play development workshops, and cabaret performances.

To be announced soon.

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2018 - 2019 Season

She Kills Monsters: View photos

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat: View photos

2017 - 2018 Season

Into the Woods: View photos

Twelfth Night: View photos

2016 - 2017 Season

Little Shop of Horrors: View photos

Our Town: View photos

Fuller (and Edgar) in the House of Usher: View photos

2015 - 2016 Season

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee: View photos

Machinal: View photos

2014 - 2015 Season

Almost Maine: View photos

Dancing at Lughnasa: View photos