Directed by Emma Laube ‘17, Bakkhai is a powerful new translation of the Greek classic by award-winning classics scholar, poet, and writer Anne Carson. Pentheus has banned the wild, ritualistic worship of the god Dionysos. A stranger arrives to persuade him to change his mind. Euripides’ electrifying tragedy is a struggle to the death between freedom and restraint, the rational and the irrational, human and god. Featuring new music by Clifton J. Noble. $10 General, $5 Students and Seniors.See More
SCJE will celebrate the jazz icon Ella Fitzgerald, performing music and arrangements in honor of the late vocalist’s would-be 100th birthday this spring. With space for dancing, complimentary food and beverages, and plenty of seating in a fun, family friendly, casual setting. Doors will stay open for listeners to come and go as they please. All ages welcome! Directed by Genevieve Rose.See More
Written and directed by Emily H. Atkinson MFA ‘17Kit Marlowe is dead. A knife to the eye in a Deptford tavern ended his dual careers in espionage and the theatre in a single blow. But there are some things that aren't so easily killed, and some stories that are not so easily finished. Kit Marlowe is dead, but the last act of his life is far from over. See More
Written by Darcy Parker Bruce MFA ‘16, directed by J. Mehr Kaur ‘16.In the falling city of Aleppo two American Army Rangers find an injured Syrian woman about to give birth. At a nearby hospital, a neonatal nurse worries about the future of the babies she’s trying to protect. The power goes out, comes back on. The bombing stops, but then it starts again. And in the darkness, there are rumors of gas attacks.See More
Whether classical or cutting-edge, the arts at Smith never fail to inspire and engage audiences with vibrant and passionate performances that feature a world-class faculty, resident professionals, and showcase a wealth of student talent.
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Smith College Performing Arts venues include the 450-seat Theatre 14, the black box Hallie Flanagan Studio Theatre, Sweeney Concert Hall, Scott Dance Studio, Earle Recital Hall and John M. Greene Auditorium