On Stage: Mainstage Productions

2018–2019 Season

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Sweat

Tue., Oct. 2–Sat., Oct. 6, 7:30 p.m.
W.M. Turner Auditorium

Lynn Nottage’s Pulitzer Prize-winning story of
working class Pennsylvanians whose livelihoods are
threatened by the sudden disappearance of longheld
manufacturing jobs plays out in their local bar.
Recommended for mature audiences.

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Oklahoma!

Tue., Nov. 6–Sat., Nov. 10, 7:30 p.m.
W.M. Turner Auditorium

Music by Richard Rodgers
Book and Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Pulitzer Prize-winning
innovative musical about two headstrong romantics’
bumpy road to true love and the high-spirited
rivalry between farmers and cowboys at the turn of
the 20th century.

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Three One-Act Plays by Asian Authors

Tue., Feb. 26–Sat., Mar. 2, 7:30 p.m.
W.M. Turner Auditorium

In “Hiding from the Rain” by expatriate Chinese
Nobel laureate Gao Xingjian, two young women
take shelter from a storm, unaware that their
conversation is being overheard by a silent old man.
“The Post Office” by Indian Nobel Prize winner
Rabindranath Tagore blurs the lines between realism
and fantasy as a terminally ill boy’s wish is granted.
“The Lady Aoi” by Japanese Nobel nominee
Mishima Yukio is a story of jealousy, memory and
ghostly possession.

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Cat On A Hot Tin Roof

Tue., Apr. 30–Sat., May. 4, 7:30 p.m.
W.M. Turner Auditorium

Tennessee Williams’ Pulitzer Prize-winning drama
examines the damage caused by lies, the pain of
confronting one’s own mortality and the need to
survive at any cost.
Recommended for mature audiences.