On Stage: Student-Directed Productions

2017–2018 Season

Pitching to the Star

Fri., Sep. 22–Sat., Sep. 23
Downstage Theatre

A one-act play by Donald Marguiles

Press release: September 18, 2017

Single tickets: $4 for adult/senior/student. Purchase tickets online or by phone: 888.240.ARTS (936.468.6407).

Thank You for Protesting

Fri., Oct. 13–Sat., Oct. 14
Downstage Theatre

The Stephen F. Austin State University School of Theatre will present Paul Adam Levy’s one-act play “Thank You For Protesting” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13, and at 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Oct. 14, in the Downstage Theatre on the SFA campus.

Directed by Mesquite senior theatre major Taylor Solice, “Thank You For Protesting” is a satire about a citizen’s right to protest.

Tickets are $4. For tickets or more information, call the SFA Fine Arts Box Office at (936) 468-6407 or visit theatre.sfasu.edu.

Press release: September 29, 2017

Single tickets: $4 for adult/senior/student. Purchase tickets online or by phone: 888.240.ARTS (936.468.6407).

Baby with the Bathwater

Fri., Oct. 27–Sat., Oct. 28
Downstage Theatre

The Stephen F. Austin State University School of Theatre will present Christopher Durang’s full-length play “Baby with the Bathwater” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27, and at 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Oct. 28, in the Downstage Theatre on the SFA campus.

Directed by Center senior Avery Tindol, “Baby with the Bathwater” is a dark comedy about the struggles of both parenthood and childhood. It is recommended for mature audiences.

Tickets are $6. For tickets or more information, call the SFA Fine Arts Box Office at (936) 468-6407 or visit theatre.sfasu.edu.

Press release: October 17, 2017

Single tickets: $6 for adult/senior/student. Purchase tickets online or by phone: 888.240.ARTS (936.468.6407).

Antigone in New York

Fri., Feb. 23, 7:30 p.m.
Sat., Feb. 24, 2 p.m.
Sat., Feb. 24, 7:30 p.m.
Downstage Theatre

The Stephen F. Austin State University School of Theatre will present the full-length play “Antigone in New York” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23, and at 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24, in the Downstage Theatre on the SFA campus.

“Antigone in New York” is written by Janusz Glowacki. Play translation is by Glowacki and Joan Torres. Directed by Plano senior Cecily Maucieri, the play is loosely based off the Greek tragedy “Antigone” and centers on the character Anita, a homeless woman who is searching for her boyfriend, Paulie. Anita ends up enlisting two Eastern European refugees to help her find Paulie.

The play is recommended for mature audiences. Tickets are $6. For tickets or more information, call the SFA Fine Arts Box Office at (936) 468-6407 or visit theatre.sfasu.edu.

Single tickets: $6 for adult/senior/student. Purchase tickets online or by phone: 888.240.ARTS (936.468.6407).

Haiku

by Katherine Snodgrass

Fri., Mar. 23, 7:30 p.m.
Sat., Mar. 24, 2 p.m.
Sat., Mar. 24, 7:30 p.m.
Downstage Theatre

The Stephen F. Austin State University School of Theatre will present the one-act play “Haiku” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 23, and at 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 24, in the Downstage Theatre on the SFA campus.

Written by Katherine Snodgrass, “Haiku” will be directed by Houston senior theatre major Tevia Loeser. The play is about a mother's love, one sister's struggle with doing what is right and another sister who may have a gifted artist trapped inside her cognitively challenged mind.

Tickets are $4. For tickets or more information, call the SFA Fine Arts Box Office at (936) 468-6407 or visit theatre.sfasu.edu.

Press release: March 9, 2018

Single tickets: $4 for adult/senior/student. Purchase tickets online or by phone: 888.240.ARTS (936.468.6407).

Nine

by Jane Shepard

Fri., Apr. 6, 7:30 p.m.
Downstage Theatre

Sat., Apr. 7, 2 p.m.
Sat., Apr. 7, 7:30 p.m.

The Stephen F. Austin State University School of Theatre will present the one-act play “Nine” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 6, and at 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 7, in the Downstage Theatre on the SFA campus.

Written by Jane Shepard, “Nine” will be directed by Lewisville senior theatre major Marie Phillips. The play is about two women who are chained to a room by unseen forces. Exercise and discussing their memories help them get through the day. As they hang on to life, they explore truth, bonds and hope, according to Phillips.

The play is recommended for mature audiences. Tickets are $4. For tickets or more information, call the SFA Fine Arts Box Office at (936) 468-6407 or visit theatre.sfasu.edu.

Press release: March 27, 2018

Single tickets: $4 for adult/senior/student. Purchase tickets online or by phone: 888.240.ARTS (936.468.6407).

What Remains of Youth

by Erik Gernand

Mon., Apr. 23, 4 p.m.
Mon., Apr. 23, 4:30 p.m.

Directed By: Olivia Santone

Admission is Free

Accredited by NAST: National Association of Schools of Theatre