Producing Series


A Midsummer Night's Dream Poster

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

By William Shakespeare

Let’s dream away the time together in this classical tale about the afflictions of love, the mischief of magic, and the torment of amateur theatre. Lovers and fairies and mechanicals galore in this delightful Shakespearean comedy.

Theme(s): Social Expectations & Freedom, Love & Marriage

Content Warnings: Heightened language, Paternalistic language & actions, Supernatural characters

October 14 – 24


Show Times:
7:30pm Nightly | October 14-16, 20-23, 2021
2:00pm Matinees | Saturday, Oct 16 & 23 and Sunday, October 17 & 24

Seating:
All performances will have general admission seating and doors will open thirty minutes prior to the start of the show.

Closed Captioning:
Each performance will have captions projected on either side of the stage. Rows F-H offer the best view of captions.

Audio Description:  
Upon request and availability. Call 919.515.3927 or send an email to universitytheatre@ncsu.edu.


SpongeBob the Musical poster

Nickelodeon


The SpongeBob Musical

When SpongeBob and all of Bikini Bottom face the total annihilation of their undersea world, chaos erupts – lives hang in the balance. And just when all hope seems lost, a most unexpected hero rises up and takes center stage. The power of optimism really can save the world!

Theme(s): Inclusion & Friendship

Content Warnings: Moments of Fear & Suspense, Climate Change & Anti-Science, Immigration & Othering Language

March 31 – April 10


Directed by Mia Self
Musical Direction by Diane C. Petteway

Show Times:
7:30pm Nightly | March 31 – April 2, 6-9, 2022
2:00pm Matinees | Saturday, April 2 & 9; Sunday, April 3 & 10

Closed Captioning:
Will be available during the Friday, April 1 performance.

Audio Description:   Available upon request. Call 919.515.3927 or send an email to universitytheatre@ncsu.edu.

Produced by special arrangement with Concord Theatricals.

Based on the series by Stephen Hillenburg
Book by Kyle Jarrow
Original Songs by Yolanda Adams, Steven Tyler and Joe Perry of Aerosmith, Sara Bareilles, Jonathan Coulton, Alex Ebert of Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, The Flaming Lips, Lady Antebellum, Cyndi Lauper, John Legend, Panic! At the Disco, Plain White T’s, They Might Be Giants, T.I.
And Songs by David Bowie, Tom Kenny & Andy Paley
Additional Lyrics by
Jonathan Coulton
Additional Music by
Tom Kitt

Musical Production Conceived by Tina Landau