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Studio 3, Student Laboratory Theatre

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Studio 3: Suddenly Last Summer
Thursday, March 30 – Sunday, April 2
Black Box Theatre

The Department of Theatre presents Studio 3: Student Directed One-Act Plays. Studio 3’s spring 2017 production features Suddenly Last Summer by Tennessee Williams, directed by Hannah Kennedy. Catherine Holly has witnessed the murder of her cousin Sebatian, which has sent her to a psychiatric hospital. When Sebastian’s mother, Mrs. Venable, invites a psychiatrist to question Catherine about her story, she paints a picture so graphic it’s almost unbelievable. Mrs. Venable would rather not believe it and have her son’s secrets remain secrets. In one of Tennessee Williams’ most haunting pieces of writing, how far will a mother go to preserve her son’s reputation? (Click heading for full description.)

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The Mail Order Bride

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The Mail Order Bride by Charles Mee, directed by Eve Muson
Thursday, April 27 – Sunday, May 7
Proscenium Theatre

A souffle of five Molières, whipped together with a pinch of Wycherley — in which an older man orders up a young Asian bride for delivery, to the outrage of his sister, his two daughters, and even his personal trainers. They ask him: does he think he can just buy a bride? And he asks them: do they think it would be better if he were just to rent one? (Click heading for full description.)