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

2018-2019 Aurora University Theatre Season

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Lyrics by Tim Rice
Directed by Stacy Searle, Music Direction by Dr. Mark Plummer
April 5-6 and 10-13, 2019 | 7:30 p.m.
April 7 and 14, 2019 | 2:30 p.m.
Perry Theatre in the Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley Center for Community Enrichment

This dynamic musical from Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, vibrantly re-imagines the biblical tale of Joseph and his many colored coat. Full of catchy songs in a variety of styles and unforgettable classics including "Close Every Door" and "Any Dream Will Do", Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is a tale of hope and forgiveness the whole family can enjoy.

2018-2019 Aurora University Studio Series

Songs for a New World by Jason Robert Brown
Produced, performed and directed by the Fall 2018 THE3300 Directing class
January 17-19, 2019 | 7:30 p.m.
Studio Theatre- Stephens Hall Rm 119

This song cycle brings together characters from different places and times as they reflect on life, love, and the choices we make.

This series is for student produced work and additional performances will be announced throughout the year including Improv performances from our THE1310 Improv class, new play development workshops, and cabaret performances.

Past Performance Photo Galleries

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2018 - 2019 Season

She Kills Monsters: 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

2013 - 2014 Season

A Midsummer Night's Dream: View photos

All in the Timing: View photos

Trojan Women: View photos

2012 - 2013 Season

These Shining Lives: View photos

War at Home: View photos

Tartuffe: View photos

2011 - 2012 Season

Proof: View photos

Blithe Spirit: View photos

2010 - 2011 Season

Lend Me a Tenor: View photos

Obligatio: View photos

The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in the Moon Marigolds: View photos

2009-2010 Season

The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail: View photos

Trip's Cinch

The Clean House: View photos

2008-2009 Season

The Habitation of Dragons: View photos

As You Like It: View photos