Sacred Heart Archive Residency  

 

Birth Witches  

Co-production with Iowa City's Riverside Theatre 

Cloud 9  

 

Avenue Q  

 

Romeo and Juliet  

 

Electra  

 

Cabaret  

 

Akarui  

 

The Diary of Anne Frank  

 

Les Liaisons Dangereuses  

 

Little Shop of Horrors  

 

Bees in Honey Drown  

 

Long Christmas Ride Home  

 

Marat Sade  

 

2013-2014 Mainstage

Almost, Maine
By John Cariani
Directed by Ron Clark
Kimmel Theatre
November 7, 8 and 14, 15 at 7:30 p.m.
November 9 at 2 p.m.

Machinal
By Sophie Treadwell
Directed by Janeve West
Kimmel Theatre
Feb. 20, 21 and 27, 28 at 7:30 p.m.
Feb. 22 at 2 p.m.

Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition: An Adaptation told through Puppetry, Movement, and Music
Collaboration with NYC's Puppet Kitchen
Directed by guest artist Emily DeCola
Plumb-Fleming Black Box Theatre
April 24, 25 and May 1, 2 at 7:30 p.m.
April 26 at 2 p.m.


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Production Galleries

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View photo galleries and browse a complete list of past shows.

Students learn puppetry from an expert

Students preparing for the Broadway hit musical "Avenue Q" got a chance to learn puppetry from world-renowned expert Emily DeCola of the Puppet Kitchen in New York. Read More

Fulbright sending Wenger to Turkey

“Birth Witches” connects students with professionals

Theatre students in Chicago explore 20 shows in 20 days

Department of Theatre

The Cornell theatre program combines two features that are rarely found in the same institution: a rigorous pre-professional training regimen in a dedicated liberal arts context. Accordingly, we are able to serve two different constituencies – both the serious theatre student, preparing in a focused way for the profession and/or for graduate education, and the traditional liberal arts student, committed to exploring the range of human knowledge and activity.

The Cornell theatre program is truly distinctive in a number of ways:

  • We enjoy exceptional facilities, with two new and well-equipped theatre spaces.
  • Each member of our faculty and staff is a working professional as well as an academic.
  • We routinely bring gifted guest artists and professional practitioners to campus to work with our students.
  • We enjoy a special relationship with a nearby regional theatre ( Iowa City's Riverside Theatre) that affords unusual opportunities to our students.
  • We are able to devise highly individualized programs of study and useful internships for qualified students.
  • We have a commitment to the development of new work and to relevant, stimulating programming.
  • While classes are taught within Cornell’s One Course At A Time schedule, production work is undertaken with a more traditional schedule, offering the best of both worlds to theatre students.
  • We approach all of our work with unusual passion and energy.

Productions

We hope you will consider attending one of our main stage productions, or browse through our past productions.

National Recognition

The 2011 Princeton Review ranked Cornell's theatre department 15th in the nation, up one place from 2010.