Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious! The Brigham Young University Department of Theatre and Media Arts explores a variety of styles, genres and stories in a dynamic new season of gripping dramas, classic comedies, theatre for young audiences and a beloved, high-flying musical for all to enjoy.
Highlights from 2016-2017 theatre season include a new production of Arthur Miller’s classic drama, The Crucible, Oscar Wilde’s delightful comedy, The Importance of Being Earnest, and the famed musical based on the stories of P.L. Travers and the Walt Disney Film, Mary Poppins. One additional title will be announced at a later date.
Season tickets will be available for purchase beginning May 11 for renewals, and May 23 for new orders. Tickets for individual events will go on sale approximately four to six weeks before the performance date. Tickets can be purchased in person at the BYU Ticket Office (Harris Fine Arts Center and Marriott Center), by calling 801.422.4322, or online at byuarts.com.
BYU Theatre 2016-17 Schedule:
MAINSTAGE THEATRE SERIES
BYU Young Company
Sept 23-Oct 8 in the Margetts Theatre
Based on the book by Edmond Rostand, adapted for the stage by Jo Roets, directed by Kris Jennings.
THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
Oct. 28-Nov.12 in the Pardoe Theatre
By Oscar Wilde, directed by Rodger Sorensen
Nov. 11-Dec. 3 in the Margetts Theatre
By Tom Stoppard, directed by Megan Sanborn Jones
Disney and Cameron Mackintosh
Jan. 26-Feb 4 in the de Jong Concert Hall
A musical based on the stories of P.L. Travers and the Walt Disney Film Original Music and Lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman, Book by Julian Fellowes, new songs and additional music and lyrics by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe co-created by cameron Mackintosh, directed by George D. Nelson, choreographed by Becky Phillips, musical direction by Gayle Lockwood.
BYU Young Company
Feb 8-18 in the Margetts Theatre
By William Shakespeare, adapted and directed by Teresa Dayley Love
March 24-April4 in the Margetts Theatre
By Arthur Miller, directed by David Morgan
TO BE ANNOUNCED
March 31-April 15 in the Pardoe Theatre
June 2-17 in the Pardoe Theatre
By Mary Zimmerman, adapted from The Voyage of Jason and the Argonauts, directed by Janine Sobeck Knighton
FINAL CUT FLM FESTIVAL
Oct. 13-14 in the Pardoe Theatre
Feb. 8-18 in the Nelke Theatre
By Chandra Lloyd
NEW YORK SHOWCASE
April 13-14 in the Nelke Theatre