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2023 Productions

TICK, TICK... BOOM

Norton Theatre
June 8-11
  June 15-18

Before Rent, there was Tick, Tick... Boom!. This autobiographical musical by Jonathan Larson, the Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning composer of Rent, is the story of a composer and the sacrifices that he made to achieve his big break in theatre. Everyone will love this youthful, endearing, and thoughtful piece and will surely embrace the universal ideal of holding onto your dreams through life's most difficult challenges.  

 


THE QUEST FOR DON QUIXOTE

Norton Theatre
July 6-9 & July 13-16

  

Playwright Ben Eisenberg sits in a coffee shop on the eve of the first rehearsal of his stage adaptation of Don Quixote. There’s just one problem—he hasn’t written it. He hasn’t written anything in years, and his status as wunderkind playwright is quickly fading to has-been hack. But then—whether from a stroke of genius or a near-lethal dose of caffeine and Xanax—the coffee shop itself begins to transform, and the errant knight arises in this delightfully theatrical and hilarious retelling of Cervantes’ classic tale.
 


PIPPIN

Campus Commons
July 27-30

Heir to the Frankish throne, the young prince Pippin is in search of the secret to true happiness and fulfillment. He seeks it in the glories of the battlefield, the temptations of the flesh, and the intrigues of political power (after disposing of his father, King Charlemagne the Great). In the end, though, Pippin finds that happiness lies not in extraordinary endeavors, but rather in the unextraordinary moments that happen every day.