2013-2014 Season Line-up
All productions in Tempest Theatre
Tickets: $4 for the Shorts Fest; $6 for other productions.
Reservations: call 717-361-1170 or write firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are interested in the theatre program at Elizabethtown College, tell our admissions office of your interest, and they can contact the theatre faculty and arrange for complimentary tickets to the production of your choice.
A Comedy of Terrors
a devised theatre piece in the style of Commedia dell' Arte, created by Terri Mastrobuono and the Elizabethtown College Theatre commedia troupe
Oct. 31, Nov. 1, 2, 7, and 8 at 8 p.m.; Nov. 10 at 2 p.m.
Pantelone's ego has run amok! He's cowing the servants, subjugating his daughter, and requiring Il Dottore to give his students ever more frequent and difficult pop quizzes! Can his reign of terror be stopped? Find out with this madcap, slapstick story of power and rebellion! Commedia dell'arte is the quasi-improvised comic theater of the Italian Renaissance, a popular art form whose influence inspired everything from Shakespeare to Seinfeld.
E-town Shorts Fest V
Friday, Nov. 22 and Saturday, Nov. 23 at 8 p.m.
A performance focused of experimentation and education in a group of 10-minute plays directed by students in the TH320 Directing class.
These Shining Lives
by Melanie Marnich
Feb. 13, 14, 15, 20 & 21, 8 p.m.; Feb. 23, 2 p.m.
The true story of four women who are empowered by entering the workforce painting glow-in-the-dark watch faces at Chicago’s Radium Dial Company in the 1920s. The workers’ newfound independence is rocked when it’s discovered that they’ve been in contact with dangerous materials. Theirs is a story of survival in its most transcendent sense, as they refuse to allow the company that stole their health to kill their spirits.
Agatha Christie's A Murder is Announced
adapted by Leslie Darbon
April 10, 11, 12, 24 and 25 at 8 p.m.; April 27 at 2 p.m.
The inhabitants of and visitors at Miss Blacklock's Victorian manor home are shocked to read a local newspaper ad announcing the time and place – Blacklock’s house -- where a murder will occur. They are even more shocked when it happens…. What follows is a classic Christie puzzle of mixed motives, concealed identities, a second death, a determined Inspector grimly pursuing the evidence, and Miss Marple on hand to provide the final solution, in a dramatic confrontation just before the final curtain"