Rhynsburg Theatre

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Performance Information and Box Office Policies

Box Office Info and Curtain Times

The box office summer hours are 9 a.m.–6 p.m., Monday through Friday. Closed from 12:30-1 p.m. for lunch. Purchase tickets online anytime.

Curtain times are 7:30 p.m. for evening shows and 2 p.m. for matinees. Box office opens one hour before show time, doors at 30 minutes before show time.

Mizzou’s Theatre Fall 2023-2024 Lineup

Fall Welcome Cabaret
Directed by Joy Powell

Join the Mizzou Theatre for a "Fall Welcome Cabaret!" Enjoy performances by students, alumni, faculty  community members and staff featuring the cast of "Little Shop of Horrors" with selections from the show!

All are welcome! This is a family friendly event and a great opportunity for new and returning students and their families to connect to the Mizzou Theatre Community. Donations accepted. Tickets are $18, $12 Mizzou Students (with ID) in Studio 4.

Show Date
August 19, 7:30 p.m.

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“Thoughts of a Colored Man”
Directed by Dr. Les Gray

Life and Literature and World Theatre presents “Thoughts of a Colored Man.” Written by Keenan Scott II and told through the storytelling style of SLAM Narrative, “Thoughts of a Colored Man” celebrates the hopes, ambitions, joys, and triumphs of black men in a world that often refuses to hear them. Tickets are $15 in Studio 4.

Show Dates
September 20-23, 7:30 p.m.
September 24, 2 p.m.

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“Dr. Crespy’s New Plays”
Director by Dr. David Crespy

Join Dr. David Crespy for two presentions. First a lecture,“Mi Corazón Español Vive Ahora En Grecia: Creating Dramas of Sephardic Spain & Greece” at 2 p.m. followed by a concert reading of his short ten-minute horror play, “La Susona.” At 7:30 p.m. “Las Semillias de la Expulsión” will be performed as a concert reading. Tickets are $15 in Studio 4.

Show Date
October 7, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

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“Something Rotten”
Directed by Joy Powell

Created by Grammy Award-winning songwriter Wayne Kirkpatrick, and successful screenwriters Karey Kirkpatrick and John O’Farrell, “Something Rotten” is an outrageous, musical farce hailed by “Time Out New York” as "the funniest musical comedy in at least 400 years".  Set in the 1590’s, brothers Nick and Nigel Bottom are desperate to write a hit play, but are stuck in the shadow of that Renaissance rock star known as, "The Bard." When a local soothsayer foretells that the future of theatre involves singing, dancing and acting at the same time, Nick and Nigel set out to write the world’s very first musical. Tickets are $22 in Rhynsburger Theatre.

Show Dates
November 2-4, 9-11, 7:30 p.m.
November 5 and 12, 2 p.m.
Spotlight performance-invited audience November 8, 11 a.m.

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Mizzou New Play Series
Directed by Dr. David Crespy

Mizzou’s Writing for Performance program, which won a Gold Medallion from the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival, offers new plays with a range of themes – some silly, some serious. Each evening provides different offerings by playwrights that are “Mizzou Made.” Tickets are $15 in Studio 4.

Show Dates
February 8-10, 7:30 p.m.
February 10-11, 2 p.m.

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“Radium Girls”
Directed by Dr. Claire Syler

Radium’s discovery made Madame Curie an international celebrity and was considered a miracle cure for a myriad of illnesses. In 1926 luminous watches were painted with this wondrous, glow-in-the-dark discovery, until the girls working in factories painting the watch dials begin to fall ill with an unidentified disease.

Written by D.W. Gregory, this story is inspired by true events following Grace Fryer, one of the dial painters, fighting for restitution against her former employer Arthur Roeder. Roeder attests this miracle element radium cannot possibly be something that treats tumors and also  be the cause of burgeoning illness amongst the factory workers. Called a "powerful" and "engrossing" drama by critics, Radium Girls offers a wry, unflinching look at the peculiarly American obsessions with health, wealth, and the commercialization of science. Tickets are $22 in the Rhynsburger Theatre.

Show Dates
March 13-16, 7:30 p.m.
March 17, 2 p.m.

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“Iphigenia Crash Land Falls on the Neon Shell That Was Once Her Heart (a rave fable)”
Directed by Kevin Brown

Written by Caridad Svitch, this play hurls one of Greek tragedy’s most compelling sagas into a sleek netherworld of sex, drugs and trance music. Iphigenia is the daughter of a political celebrity who embraces sensuous excess with a transgendered glam rock star named Achilles in a desperate attempt to flee her inevitable fate. Tickets are $22 in the Rhynsburger Theatre.

Show Dates
April 24-27, 7:30 p.m.
April 28, 2 p.m.

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Tickets can be purchased for the MU Theatre by:

  • Visiting the Rhynsburger Box Office during normal hours
  • calling 573-882-PLAY (7529)
  • Ordering online at theatre.missouri.edu

EARLY BIRD DISCOUNTS: We offer an early bird discount through May 31st for individual tickets only. Max of one discount per ticket. The discount will automatically apply as long as the purchase is within the month of May and individual tickets are being purchased.

BY PHONE: Phone purchases can be made with payment by Visa/Mastercard/Discover Card. Call (573) 882-PLAY. (NOTE: If you receive the answering machine during regular box office hours, our workers are assisting other customers. Please, leave your name, phone number, the show you wish to attend and the number of tickets you will need. A box office employee will return your call at the first available opportunity.)

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