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Season Information

Mainstage Productions

The School of Theatre typically offers a four show Mainstage season. It is a mix of fully realized productions of theatre classics and relevant contemporary plays, as well as co-productions with our professional partners.


By William Shakespeare

March 30 through April 2, 2023

  • 8 p.m. Thursday, March 30
  • 8 p.m. Friday, March 31
  • 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday, April 1
  • 2 p.m. Sunday, April 2

Directed by D. Lance Marsh

Four Athenians run away to the forest only to have Puck the fairy make both of the boys fall in love with the same girl. The four run through the forest pursuing each other while Puck helps his master play a trick on the fairy queen.

Stage II Productions

Stage II presents six to eight shows in a small, intimate setting. All productions have an emphasis on acting and directing with use of minimal design and technical elements. Student and faculty directors and designers collaborate on these productions.


By Lauren Gunderson

March 23 through 26

  • 8 p.m. Thursday, March 23
  • 8 p.m. Friday, March 24
  • 8 p.m. Saturday, March 25
  • 2 p.m. Sunday, March 26

Directed by Kris Kuss


By Bella Poynton

April 13 through 16, 2023

  • 8 p.m. Thursday, April 13
  • 8 p.m. Friday, April 14
  • 8 p.m. Saturday, April 15
  • 2 p.m. Sunday, April 16

Directed by Sophia Boyer

Out of the Box & Edge

Out of the Box is OCU's completely student-produced theatre company on campus. Each semester, Out of the Box produces three Mainstage performances and two Edges (staged readings), both directed and performed by students. Out of the Box focuses on provocative contemporary work, fresh takes on classics, and up-and-coming playwrights.

Out of the Box Fall MainStage Season

Minutes and Seconds by Chris Vanderark

Directed by: Delaney Horton

The Body Electric by Grace Goble

Directed by: Erica Heiselman

Everybody by Brandon Jacobs-Jenkins

Directed by: Phoebe Westbrooks

OCU Edge

The Most Massive Woman Wins by Madeleine George

Directed by: Elise Bear

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