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2020/21 Production Season

Ajax: The Wounds of War

by Sophocles

Directed by Caroline Good

For the past twenty years, since 9/11, so many of our modern warriors have come home from Afghanistan and Iraq with more than just outward scars, but dealing with the internal wounds of  PTSD.  This contemporary interpretation of Sophocles’ powerful ancient Greek play centers on a once great warrior stripped of his honor and driven to his untimely death by those scars.

May 6-8, 2021 • 8:30 p.m. • Get Tickets Now

This production will take place in the Theta Gardens located within the Green Center for the Performing Arts. All attendees will be required to wear masks throughout the performance.

Trigger warning: This production makes use of prop firearms.

The production will be streamed at 3 pm on Sunday, May 9 via the School of Music YouTube page. Link coming soon.

***Tickets grant admission to the outdoor event (limited to 50 people). In case of rain, the event will be moved inside and only the first 29 tickets will be valid. All other tickets will be cancelled.

Please note that for indoor events, due to COVID-19 policies, only DePauw faculty, staff, and students are permitted. All external guest tickets will be cancelled.***

Edges of Proximity: Songs for the Pandemic

Selections from:

The Theory of Relativity

Music and Lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (Edges)
Music and Lyrics by Neil Bartram (The Theory of Relativity)

Directed by Tim Good
Music Direction and Video Editing by Steven Linville '06
Coaching and Piano Accompaniment by Laura Brumbaugh
Audio Editing by Matt Johnson

A Christmas Carol

By Charles Dickens
A Zoom Production

This Christmas Eve classic follows Ebenezer Scrooge as he’s haunted by the ghosts of his past, present, and future. It is a powerful story of redemption and compassion that has enchanted audiences for over 150 years.

Adapted for radio-on-stage by Anthony E. Palermo
Musical score composed and arranged by Anthony E. Palermo
Directed by Susan Anthony

December 5, 2020 • 7:30 p.m. on YouTube

Zoom Doom: Three Short Disaster Plays by Student Writers


Directed by Steve Timm

Sophia Goettke, The Trial of Minnie Baker: A YouTube channel host with a padded resume and exaggerated computer skills is unknowingly hired by the CIA, and finds herself facing charges of murder, treason and espionage.

Allie Duranceau, The Weatherman: A popular TV weatherman, broadcasting from his living room during the pandemic, discovers an impending storm has already landed inside his house.

Cami Henry, The Date: Two online classmates resort to a zoom first date; their roommates, however, have other ideas.

March 26, 2021 • Online • 7:30 p.m.