Where performance works of art are born and raised at Mizzou
MU Theatre

David Crespy, Artistic Director

Nalubowa Aidah, Managing Director

Austin Hultz, Assistant Managing Director

Our award-winning Writing for Performance Program received a special recognition Gold Medallion from the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival. Come and catch part of the process as performance works of art are born and raised at Mizzou. New plays feature a range of themes from silly to serious. Different plays at every performance, so come as often as you can!

Tickets $10

TO ORDER 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.)

TO ORDER ONLINE: Go to theatre.missouri.edu and follow the box office link

7:30 pm: Feb 9-12
2:00 pm Feb 12 and 13

Wednesday, February 9, 2022, 7:30 PM

One-Act Plays:

*Medboy by Dayton Swanson, directed by Yasmeen Mir

*With Our Bodies by Yasmeen Mir, directed by Lucy Ebeling

Zone of Truth by Zach Apony, directed by Chris Oliver                     

*Eat the Rich by Abby Uphoff, directed by Yasmeen Mir


*KCACTF John Cauble One Act Play Award Regional Finalist


Thursday, February 10, 2022, 7:30 PM

every.single.one by Cherie Sampson

Directed by Kasey Lynch

Xiomara Cornejo, Dramaturg


Friday, February 11, 2022, 7:30 PM

*Voice of the Voiceless by Xiomara Cornejo

Directed by David A. Crespy

Zach Apony, Dramaturg

Austin Hulz, Assistant Dramaturg


* KCACTF Region 5 National Partners of America Theatre (NAPAT) Award Recipient and National Semi-Finalist


Saturday Matinee, February 12, 2022, 2 PM Matinee

Aidah Nalubowa, Dramaturg

Ten-Minute Plays:

Ellie Elliot by Grayson Nikkel, directed by Ellison Land

Tired of Playing by Ally Minor, directed by Zach Apony

Scrappily Ever After by Peyton Bourdouris, directed by Abby Uphoff

I hate my beautiful life by Lucy Ebeling, directed by Yasmeen Mir

The Lonely Rose Bud by Averey Campbell, directed by Juan Martinez

Idol Flunke by Jesse Berlin, directed by Ronnie Rossi

On the Nature of Not-Knowing by Abby Uphoff, directed by Emily Maruszak


Saturday Evening, February 12, 2022, 7:30PM

Facing the Flo by Michelle T. Johnson

Directed by Claire Syler

Bailey Sims, Dramaturg


Sunday, February 13, 2022, 2 PM Matinee

Talia Gritzamacher, Dramaturg

Ten-Minute Plays:

Sorry-Not Sorry by Manda Apony-Moriarty, directed by Talia Gritzmacher

Standing Between by Zach Allen, directed by Ellison Land

Opal by Francisco J.Meléndez, directed by Abi Mirikitani

Limes in Santo Domingo by Abi Mirikitani, directed by Talia Gritzmacher

A Hole in the Ceiling by Andrew Black, directed by Abi Mirikitani

Sprig and Ms. Tufty by Talia Gritzmacher, directed by Manda Apony-Moriarty

The First Time You Saw Snow by Yasmeen Mir, directed by Ebeling, Lucy