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2012-2013 Season

Brochures for the

Academic Year Season
will be sent out before Labor Day.

Download a PDF of the Season Brochure.

Box Office opens @ 4:00 PM
September 4, 2012

If you would like a brochure,
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MU Theatre Department

All weekday and Saturday performances,
unless otherwise noted, are at 7:30 P.M .

All Sunday performances,
unless otherwise noted, are at 2 P.M.

through the theatre box office

Main Office Telephone

Please note:
Tickets for the 2012-2013 season will not be available for purchase until September 4.

Throughout the academic year the box office opens Monday (unless it is a holiday) the week prior to opening night of each production.
Box office hours 4:00-6:00 M-F and one hour before performances.

Ticket Prices

General Public
Rhynsburger $12
Faculty/Staff, Students & Seniors
Rhynsburger $10

All tickets to Corner Playhouse $8

Season Tickets

Build Your Own Season:
Buy tickets to Three (3) different productions and get $2 off each ticket.

This discount is available online, in person or by phone. If purchased online, confirm the discount before completing the order. We cannot offer refunds. The Build Your Own Season discount cannot be combined with other discounts or offers.

Call the Box Office at 882-PLAY for details.


University of Missouri
Department of Theatre

2012/2013 Season

Stay tuned for more information on each production.

The Lost Slipper by  Amanda Newman
September 12-16
Corner Playhouse
Carrie Winship, Director

Lauren and Robert are Americans
traveling to China to adopt a
baby girl. Dao Ming and Xi are a
Chinese couple giving up a little
girl. A play about how we build
our families, and how we find
understanding in love, loss and
cultural differences, The Lost
Slipper follows both couples on
their extraordinary journeys.

No No Nanette lyrics by Irving Caesar and Otto Harbach, music by Vincent Youmans, book by Otto Harbach and Frank Mandel
October 3-7
Rhynsburger Theatre
Prof. James Miller, Director

such perennial musical favorites
as Tea For Two and I Want To
Be Happy, No No Nanatte is a
new old-fashioned musical that
celebrates a carefree, toe-tapping
Broadway style. Tap-tap-tap
those troubles away!

Medea adapted by Cat Gleason and
Barbara Salvadori-Heritage
from Medea by Franz Grillparzer
translated by Theodore A. Miller

October 18-20/ 25-28
Corner Playhouse
Prof. Cat Gleason Director

The tale of what came after
Medea helped Jason win the
Golden Fleece has shocked and
moved audiences for thousands
of years. This renewed version
presents the ancient tale of
betrayal and revenge, challenging
our perceptions of the role of
women, mothers, and outsiders.

The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams
November 8-11 / 13-15
Rhynsburger Theatre
Prof. Suzanne Burgoyne, Director

Memory casts shifting rainbows
over Tennessee Williams'
semi-autobiographical tale. A
young poet longing to escape
feels trapped by the need to
support his nagging mother and
shy sister, fragile as her glass
animals. An American classic,
The Glass Menagerie depicts a
fragmenting family, against the
stark background of the

Bright Ideas by Eric Coble
February 6-10
Corner Playhouse
Bradley Stephenson, Director

How far would you go for your
child? For Genevra and Joshua
Bradley, the question is no longer
hypothetical. They are just one
fatal dinner party away from the
ultimate success as parents: the
right preschool for their threeyear-
old son, Mac. You may never
look at preschool—or pesto—the
same way again…

The Amen Corner by James Baldwin
February 21-23/ February 28—March 3
Rhynsburger Theatre
Prof. Clyde Ruffin, Director
World Theatre Workshop

After stirring her Harlem
congregation with a passionate
sermon, Sister Margaret is
confronted by the unexpected
arrival of Luke, her long estranged
and ailing husband. His arrival
forces her to confront the sins
of her secret past and threatens
to destroy her new life. A play
about the complex relationship
of family, faith and earthly love,
it is a sorrowful and exultant

True West by Sam Shepard
March 14-17/ March 19-21
Corner Playhouse
Prof. Kevin Brown, Director

Sons of a desert dwelling alcoholic
and a suburban wanderer clash
over a film script. Austin is
working on a script he has sold
to producer Sal Kimmer. Lee, a
demented petty thief, drops in,
pitching his own idea for a movie
to Kimmer, who tells Austin to
junk his bleak, modern love story
for Lee's trashy Western tale.

Life and Literature Performance Series
10th Anniversary Celebration
April 6
Rhynsburger Theatre
Prof. Heather Carver, Artistic Director

Angels in America by Tony Kushner
Part One: Millenium Approaches
April 25-27/  May 2-5
Rhynsburger Theatre
Prof. David Crespy, Director

Set in New York City during
the AIDS crisis, with magic,
spirituality, brutal comedy, and
theatricality, Angels In America
explores the interconnected lives
of its vivid characters, gay and
straight, set against the backdrop
of a government corrupted by
greed, bigotry, and indifference.