Theatre Arts

Areas of Study

Program Features

  • Professional Resident Faculty
  • Edinburgh Fringe Festival Participation
  • Yearly New York City Showcase, "WCSU Off-Broadway"
  • Children's Theatre and Community Outreach Programs
  • Workshops with N.Y. Stage, TV and Film Professionals
  • Internships possible with New York City and Connecticut Regional and Professional theatres.
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New Visual and Performing Arts Center

The new facility, expected to be complete in 2014 will house a 350-seat theater, a 150-seat black box theater, a 350-seat concert hall, an art gallery, a recording studio and state-of-the-art rehearsal, classroom and studio art facilities.

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Theatre Arts Past Productions

Holiday Hideaway

 

Directed and Choreographed by Amy Jones

Musical Arrangement and Direction by Thomas Cuffari

Script by Anthony Depoto

 



Berkshire Theatre

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Chicago

 

Music by John Kander and Lyrics by Fred Ebb

Director: Julio Agustin Matos, Jr.

Writter: Bob Fosse and Fred Ebb

Set Construction Crew: Brodey Ott

 



Berkshire Theatre

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Two Nights Near Doolin

 


Director: Pamela McDaniel

Writter: Louisa Burns-Bisogno

Set Construction Crew: Brodey Ott

 



Berkshire Theatre

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Spring Awakening

Music by Duncan Sheik, Book by Stephen Sater

Director: Sal Trapani





Berkshire Theatre

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Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Caroll

 

Director: Sean Harris

 

 



Berkshire Theatre

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Into the Woods

Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Book by James Lapine
Directed by Julio A. Matos, Jr.



Fall Mainstage Musical in cooperation with the Music Dept.

Berkshire Theatre

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Charm School

A Reformed Musical

Conceived, Directed and Choreographed by Amy Jones

Berkshire Theatre

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Major Barbara

Directed by Pam McDaniel




Berkshire Theatre

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School House Rock

Directed by Erik Tonner




Berkshire Theatre

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Lysistrata

Adapted, Directed and Original Music by

Sal Trapani

Fall Mainstage Musical in association with the Music Dept.

Berkshire Theatre

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A Christmas Caraol

From the novel by Charles Dickens

Directed and Adapted by Erik E. Tonner

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Sweeney Todd

Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Book by Hugh Wheeler

Directed by Pam McDaniel



Fall Mainstage Musical in association with the Music Dept.

Berkshire Theatre

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I Love A Piano

Music and Lyrics by Irving Berlin

Conceived and Written by Ray Roderick and Michael Berkeley

Musical Arrangements by Michael Berkeley

World Premier Produced by Tri-Arts, Sharon, Conn.

Directed and Choreographed by Amy Jones

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Three Sisters

Directed by Sal Trapani

 

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Seussical

By Lynn Ahrens & Stephen Flaherty

Directed by Christina Kalafut

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The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas

Book by Larry L. King & Peter Masterson

Music and Lyrics by Carol Hall

Directed by Pam McDaniel

 

In collaboration with the music department.

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A Flea In Her Ear

By Georges Feydeau

Directed by Sal Trapani

March 3,  Opening Night and Gala 7:30 pm
March 4,  High School Night 8 pm
March 5, 6   8 pm
March 7      2 pm
March 11, 12,    8 pm
March 13    2 pm, 8 pm

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City of Angels

Book by Larry Gelbert

Music by Cy Coleman

Lyrics by David Zippel

Directed by Pam McDaniel

 

In collaboration with the music department.

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As Bees In Honey Drown
Reimold Theatre October Show

“a delicious souffle of a satire”  - New York TimesBy Douglas Carter Beane

Directed by Erik Tonner

October 6, 7 p.m
October 7, 8, 8 p.m
October 9  2 & 8 p.m)
October 10, 3 p.m



Berkshire Theatre

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The Tempest -A Musical Enchantment

Directed by Sal Trapani

Dates: August 2 @ 3pm and 7pm at the Ives Concert Park

Edinburgh Festival Fringe
The Tempest – A Musical Enchantment
Directed by Sal Trapani
Dates: August 16-31  The Sweet Grand Theatre
Edinburgh, Scotland

See our Youtube Video of The Tempest:  

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Cabaret

Directed by Pam McDaniel



Fall Mainstage Musical in association with the Music Dept.

Berkshire Theatre

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Tommy

Directed by Sal Trapani



Fall Mainstage Musical in association with the Music Dept.

Berkshire Theatre

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The Cherry Orchard

Directed by Pam McDaniel

October 6, 7 p.m
October 7, 8, 8 p.m
October 9  2 & 8 p.m)
October 10, 3 p.m


Berkshire Theatre

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Romeo and Juliet – A Rock and Roll Love Story

August 5-26

Directed by Sal Trapani

 

Gilded Balloon Theatre at the Edinburgh, Scotland
Fringe Festival

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As You Like It

by William Shakespeare

"Come see this exciting and wacky Forest of Arden, where the trees dance, the sheep sing and with a wrestling match you won't want to miss. A show that has something for everyone".

Dates:
March 2 - 4 2006 & March 9 - 11 2006

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Other Past Productions

Fall 2005 "Nine" the musical
Berkshire Theatre WCSU Midtown Campus
Directed by Pam McDaniel
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Summer 2005: "Twelfth Night: The 1960's San Francisco Psychedelic Musical"
Edinburgh Festival
Gilded Balloon, Teviot
Directed by Sal Trapani

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