2015-2016 season information for the Theatre Department at Middlebury College.

Image of stained glass with title of play: The Last Days of Judas Iscariot

20th Annual First Year Show: Excerpts from The Last Days of Judas Iscariot by Stephen Adly Guirgis

October 15-17 | Hepburn Zoo Theatre

Performance of excerpts from Stephen Adly Guirgis’s The Last Days of Judas Iscariot.

Directed by Tara Giordano ‘02

Green tinted image of a Royal Air Force officer's badge on a uniform

Flare Path by Terence Rattigan

November 5-7 | Wright Memorial Theatre

Set in a hotel near an RAF Bomber Command airbase during the Second World War, the story involves a love triangle between a pilot, his actress wife, and a famous film star.

Directed by Richard Romagnoli

A white car driving on a human torso made to look like a hill


November 19-21 | FIC Bunker

An exploration of a girl’s sexuality, as told through the stories of four people who know her intimately.

Senior 700 work in Devised Theatre of Tosca Giustini ‘15.5 and Leah Sarbib ‘15.5

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Clickshare by Lucas Kavner ‘06.5

December 3-5 | Seeler Studio Theatre

Clickshare follows writers at a popular news website who live and die by the viral content of their pieces. But when they break a story that’s bigger than anything they’ve ever seen before, their lives will hang in the balance. A dark satire of internet and breaking news culture in the age of viruses real and imagined.

Directed by Alex Draper

Seagull mid-squawk

Stupid Fucking Bird by Aaron Posner

April 7-9 | Seeler Studio Theatre

Stupid Fucking Bird follows the life of Con (Conrad), a struggling playwright who is desperately trying to write a new play.

Directed by Cheryl Faraone

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On An Average Day by John Kolvenbach ‘98

April 7-9 | Hepburn Zoo Theatre

After 23 years two alienated brothers are reunited in the stinking kitchen of a rotting apartment. Bob is a sociopathic slob, facing jail for throwing a man out of a car; Jack seems successful and self-disciplined but nurses his own considerable demons. Together they piece together a dark shared history, which includes the disappearance of their father when they were young.

Independent 500 work in Directing of Sally Seitz ‘17
Senior 700 work in Acting of Zac Lounsbury ‘16

Mickey Mouse style glove with one drop of blood dripping from the finger

The Pitchfork Disney by Philip Ridley

April 14-16 | Hepburn Zoo Theatre

Ten years ago, something dreadful happened to Presley and Haley. Ever since, the grownup siblings have hid in their dead parents’ flat keeping the big bad world at bay on a diet of chocolate, drugs, fractured memory and fantasy.

Independent 500 work in Directing of Kristin Corbett ‘16.5
Senior 700 work in Acting of Alexander Burnett ‘16

Sketches of two glasses and a decanter with alcohol in them

One For the Road by Harold Pinter

April 28-30 | Hepburn Zoo Theatre

Victor and his wife Gila, who have obviously been tortured, as their “clothes” are “torn” and they are “bruised”, and their seven-year-old son, Nicky, are imprisoned in separate rooms of a house by a totalitarian or democratic regime represented by an officer named Nicolas.

Senior 700 work in Directing of Aashna Aggarwal ‘16

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare

May 5-8 | Wright Memorial Theatre

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. In the end, Puck reverses the magic, and the two couples reconcile and marry.

Directed by Cláudio Medeiros