All Performances in Studio Theatre
Sex/Body/Self and Body Maps
October 8 and 10
Directed by Tim Miller
Theatre as identity. Acclaimed performance artist and activist Tim Miller comes to Northeastern for a week-long intensive to create an original student performance on memory, myth, and identity.
The House of Bernarda Alba: A drama of women in the villages of Spain
By Federico Garcia Lorca
New translation by Antonio Ocampo-Guzman
Directed by Antonio Ocampo-Guzman
A thrilling masterpiece of modern Spanish theatre. Lorca’s poetic tragedy depicts the thwarted passions of five sisters confined by their widowed mother.
By Bruce Norris
Directed by Jonathan Carr
A provocative look at race in America. Follow the lives of two sets of neighbors – in 1959 and 2009 – who grapple with the damage of a dream deferred.
The Heidi Chronicles
By Wendy Wasserstein
Directed by Bridget Kathleen O’Leary
Heidi Holland comes of age at the dawn of the women’s movement, determined to “have it all.” A fast, funny, and groundbreaking examination of feminism from the 1960s to the 1990s.
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
By William Finn and Rachel Sheinkin
March 22-April 3
Directed by Scott Edmiston
In this bee-loved musical, six overachieving adolescents vie for the coveted championship and try spell their way out of floccinaucinihilipilification to immertalitee immortality.
Alien vs. Predator
Directed by David R. Gammons
Inspired by Michael Robbins’ book of poems Alien vs. Predator, Northeastern students have created an original, site-specific, audience-immersive experimental theatre experience that explores issues of personal identity and cultural alienation.