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  • Third-Year Mainstage (MFA 3)

    This fall, Drama will present a third-year mainstage production for the first time. It will be an adaptation of Charles Dickens' Oliver Twist written by Neil Bartlett and directed by Melissa Maxwell, and feature the entire cohort of MFA third-year actors. 


    Second-Year Mainstage (MFA 2)

    MFA actors are featured in a production in the School of Drama Theater in their second year. This production is their first opportunity to work with professional directors, designers, and stage managers, with the full support of the College of Performing Arts Production team.


    New Visions Directing Festival

    In their third year, each of the MFA directors will helm a production of full-length classic and contemporary works performed in a repertory setting. These productions highlight the talents of our graduating directors and provide an introduction to each director’s work and aesthetic.


    New Voices Playwriting Festival

    Previously each of our third-year playwrights wrote a full-length play to be produced in the School of Drama Theater, using MFA third-year actors and helmed by an MFA third-year director. This project has transitioned into the 29 Hour Workshop Reading Series to allow for further creative development of each play and playwright.


    Spring 2020

    New Visions: Attempts on Her Life by Martin Crimp, directed by Diane Machin

    New Visions: Spell No. 7 by Ntozake Shange, directed by Nigel Barnes

    New Visions: Richard III, an adaptation by William Shakespeare, adapted and directed by Pauls Macs


    Fall 2019

    MFA 2: The Last Days of Judas Iscariot by Stephen Adly Guirgis, directed by Melissa Crespo


    Spring 2019

    MFA 2: Balm in Gilead by Lanford Wilson, directed by Raelle Myrick Hodges

    New Voices: HAL by Collin McConnelll, directed by Joey Rizzolo

    New Voices: The Tall Ones by Miles Orduna, directed by Rebecca Etzine

    New Voices: Plain Brown Box by Conlan Carter, directed by Sarah Young

    New Voices: Pony Up by Mallory Weiss, directed by Andrés López-Alicea


    Fall 2018

    New Visions: Roberto Zucco by Bernard-Marie Koltès, translated by Martin Crimp, directed by Joey Rizzolo

    New Visions: 99 Histories by Julia Cho, directed by Rebecca Etzine

    New Visions: Sueno by Pedro Calderón de la Barca, directed by Sarah Young


    Spring 2018

    MFA 2: Middletown by Will Eno, directed by Ethan Heard

    New Voices: Proceed to Highlighted Route by Erica Mann, directed by India Marie Paul

    New Voices: Ah Sweeter Lyme by Karina Billini, directed by Andrés López-Alicea

    New Voices: No Baby by Blake Bishton, directed by Peter Kuo

    New Voices: Carnal by Nikhil Mahapatra, directed by Nicky Maggio


    Fall 2017

    New Visions: Mutt by Christopher Chen, directed by Peter Kuo

    New Visions: Blood Wedding by Federico García Lorca, directed by Andrés López-Alicea

    New Visions: The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds by Paul Zindel, directed by India Marie Paul

    New Visions: Spring Awakening by Frank Wedekind, directed by Nicky Maggio


    Spring 2017

    MFA 2: Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare, directed by Alexandru Mihail

    New Voices: Graveyard Shift by Korde Arrington Tuttle, directed by Daniella Caggiano

    New Voices: The Intern of Two Startups by Alexander Kveton, directed by Alice Cash

    New Voices: Reluctant to Burn by Korde Arrington Tuttle,directed by Kate Eminger

    New Voices: Salute by Alexander Kveton, directed by Lana Russell


    Fall 2016

    New Visions: Vinegar Tom by Caryl Churchill, directed by Daniella Caggiano

    New Visions: Vigils by Noah Haidle, directed by Lana Russell

    New Visions: Cape Disappointment by Hannah Bos and Paul Thureen, directed by Kate Eminger

    New Visions: 800M by David Greig, directed by Alice Cash


    Spring 2016

    MFA 2: Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare, directed by Casey Biggs

    New Voices: Cracker by Reese Thompson, directed by Margaret Hee

    New Voices: Chained Woman by Lorne Svarc, directed by Noa Egozi

    New Voices: I Broke a Plate by Zach Weed, directed by Kristin Heckler


    Fall 2015

    New Visions: Failure: A Love Story by Philip Dawkins, directed by Margaret Hee

    New Visions: OR by Liz Duffy Adams, directed by Kristin Heckler

    New Visions: Tango Palace by Maria Irene Fornes, directed by Stevie Walker-Webb


    Spring 2015

    MFA 2: A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare, directed by Casey Biggs

    New Voices: An Inferno by Sylvia Khoury, directed by Noa Egozi

    New Voices: Little Man by Bekah Brunstetter, directed by Celine Rosenthal

    New Voices: No Way Home by Allan Staples, directed by Lyto Triantafyllidou

    New Voices: Temporal by Britton Buttrill, directed by Nikki Prizasnyski

    New Voices: The Chalice by Emily Schmitt, directed by Pitr Strait


    Fall 2014

    New Visions: Mud by Maria Irene Fornes, directed by Noa Egozi

    New Visions: Pool (No Water) by Mark Ravenhill, directed by Lito Triantafyllidou

    New Visions: Stupid Kids by John C. Russell, directed by Nikki Prasnyski

    New Visions: The Skriker by Caryl Churchill, directed by Pitr Strait

    New Visions: Yellow Moon by David Greig, directed by Celine Rosenthal


    Spring 2014

    MFA 2: Love’s Labour's Lost by William Shakespeare, directed by Casey Biggs

    New Voices: Standard Aptitude by Sam Byron, directed by Suzanne Karpinsky

    New Voices: The House Itself Does Not Burn by Molly Haas-Hooven, directed by Stephanie C. Cunningham

    New Voices: The Ladder by Matthew Herzfeld, directed by Paul Takacs

    New Voices: The Old Forever New Things by Matthew Herzfeld, directed by Paul Takacs


    Fall 2013

    New Visions: Red Light Winter by Adam Rapp, directed by Kristin Skye Hoffmann

    New Visions: In the Hand of Dreams by Y.T. Ozaki, directed by Suzanne Karpinsky

    New Visions: Eurydice by Sarah Ruhl, directed by Stephanie C. Cunningham

    New Visions: Blue Window by Craig Lucas, directed by Kai-Hsiang Tu


    Spring 2013

    MFA 2: Macbeth by William Shakespeare, directed by Casey Biggs

    MFA 2: As You Like It by William Shakespeare, directed by Stephen Fried

    New Voices: A Modern Feeling by Jason Kim, directed by Kai-Hsiang Tu

    New Voices: Aperture by Phillip Gerson, directed by K.L. Cullom

    New Voices: Exit Carolyn by Jennie Berman Eng, directed by Whitney Gail Aronson

    New Voices: Some Dark Places of the Earth by Claire Kiechel, directed by Brad Raimondo

    New Voices: The Spider and the Wasp by Alice Pencavel, directed by Christie Marie Clark


    Fall 2012

    New Visions: Five Flights by Adam Bock, directed by Kelly Cullom

    New Visions: Clean by Edwin Sanchez, directed by Christie Clark

    New Visions: Hamlet by William Shakespeare, directed by Brad Raimondo

    New Visions: Intimate Apparel by Lynn Nottage, directed by Whitney Aronson

    New Visions: Fen by Caryl Churchill, directed by Kai-Hsiang Tu


    Spring 2012

    MFA 2: Execution of Justice by Emily Mann, directed by Lou Jacob

    MFA 2: King Henry VI by William Shakespeare, directed by Casey Biggs

    MFA 2: The Trojan Women by Jean-Paul Sartre, translated by Ronald Duncan, directed by Stephen Fried

    New Voices: Neverland Industries by Daniel Carroll, directed by Jeremy Pape

    New Voices: In Thy Bounty by Jessica Cohen, directed by Alexandra Caffall

    New Voices: A Kid Like Jake by Daniel Pearle, directed by Liz Carlson

    New Voices: Guidance by Rebecca Schlossberg, directed by Melissa Crespo

    New Voices: AtalantaK.O. by D.L. Siegel, directed by Gamaliel Valle


    Fall 2011

    New Visions: 1001 by Jason Grote, directed by Melissa Crespe

    New Visions: Boston Marriage by David Mamet, directed by Gamaliel Valle

    New Visions: The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds by Paul Zindel, directed by Alexandra Kuechler-Caffall

    New Visions: Woyzeck by Georg Büchner, directed by Jeremy Pape


    Spring 2011

    MFA 2: Adding Machine by Elmer Rice, directed by Lou Jacob

    MFA 2: The Chekhov Project by Anton Chekhov, adapted by Robert Hoyt, directed by Casey Biggs

    MFA 2: A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare, directed by Arin Arbus

    New Voices: Adulteration by Josh Beerman, directed by Paul Takacs

    New Voices: Iris by Judith Goudsmit, directed by Liz Carlson

    New Voices: Mourning Breadth by George Lopercia, directed by Mason Beggs

    New Voices: Off the Realness by Nicholas Gandiello, directed by Lucia Peters

    New Voices: This Is My Gun by Dan Bernitt, directed by Tim Butterfield

    New Voices: You Don’t Know Jack by Dara Levendosky, directed by Katie McHugh


    Fall 2010

    New Visions: Don Juan Returns from the War by Ödön von Horváth, translated by Christopher Hampton, directed by Tim Butterfield

    New Visions: Medea by Euripides, translated by M. Collier, directed by Kathryn McHugh

    New Visions: The Country by Martin Crimp, directed by Paul Takacs

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