Quinnipiac University
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An entertaining history

Past Productions

Past performances and productions by our team of talented actors, stagehands, writers, producers, directors, scenery and set designers, lighting and sound technicians, and costume and makeup artists.

An Iliad

An Iliad spins the familiar tale of gods and goddesses, undying love and endless battles told through an original and immediate voice. Seven performers share the narrative in this sweeping account of humanity's unshakeable attraction to violence, destruction and chaos. Has anything really changed since the Trojan War?

by Lisa Peterson and Denis O'Hare

Directed by Danilo Gambini

Creative team: Abbey Copeland, Rose Bochansky, Savannah Lawton, David Desrocher

Ensemble: Darius Zahedi, Tyrell Latouche, Sarah Gass, Julia Orlofski, Esau Greene, Sneha Sakhare, Christina Stoeffler

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Red Speedo

By Lucas Hnath
Directed by Mariah Sage

Ray has swum his way to the eve of the Olympic trials. If he makes the team, he’ll get a deal with Speedo. If he gets a deal with Speedo, he’ll never need a real job. So when someone’s stash of performance-enhancing drugs is found in the locker room fridge, threatening the entire team’s Olympic fate, Ray has to crush the rumors or risk losing everything. A sharp and stylish play about swimming, survival of the fittest, and the American dream of a level playing field — or of leveling the field yourself.

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Baltimore

By Kirsten Greenidge
Directed by Aleta Staton

When a racially charged incident divides her first-year students, reluctant resident adviser Shelby finds herself in the middle of a conversation she does not want to have. As pressure to address the controversy mounts from residents, the new dean, and even her best friend, Shelby must decide if she will enter the fray or watch her community come apart at the seams. Sharp, funny and searing, Baltimore is a timely drama about racism on college campuses.

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RAGE

Book & lyrics by Elizabeth Dinkova
Original music and additional lyrics by Frederick Kennedy
Directed by Elizabeth Dinkova

Adapted from the novel, ”Rage,“ and essay, ”Guns,“ by Stephen King
”Rage“ © 1977 Stephen King
“Guns” © 2013 Stephen King

A play with music, RAGE tells the story of a writer’s decades-long struggle with his first novel, “Rage,” a diary of a school shooter, which “inspired” readers with deadly results. As the writer plunges back into his early work to discover the causes of teenage disenfranchisement and violence, he is forced to confront uncomfortable truths about the thin line between creation and destruction.

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