Seton Hall Theatre hosts main stage productions in the Theatre-in-the-Round on the Seton Hall campus and at the South Orange Performing Arts Center. Evening performances are Thursday through Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday matinees are at 2 p.m. For tickets to SOPAC events, please contact the box office at (973) 313-2787 or www.sopacnow.org.
Admission to all theatre productions is FREE
2015 - 2016 Season
|The Way of the World|
The Way of the World is generally viewed as the supreme example of Restoration Comedy. Its characters—the vengeful and ultimately pathetic Lady Wishfort, the sparring lovers Mirabell and Millamant, the dark and devious Marwood plot and double-cross each other in the pursuit of love and money. In the end, all get their just desserts.
Directed by David Ledoux
Performed at the SOPAC on Oct. 22, 23, 24 at 8 p.m. and Oct. 25, at 2 p.m.
|The Good Doctor |
By Neil Simon
This Broadway hit is a
composite of Neil Simon and Anton Chekhov. In one sketch a feisty old woman
storms a bank and upbraids the manager for his gout and lack of money. In
another, a father takes his son to a house where he will be initiated into the
mysteries of sex, only to relent at the last moment and leave the boy more
perplexed than ever. In another sketch, a crafty seducer goes to work on a
wedded woman, only to realize that the woman has been in command from the first
overture. Let us not forget the classic tale of a man who offers to drown himself
for three rubles. The stories are droll, the portraits affectionate, the humor
infectious and the fun unending.
Directed by Frank Borrelli
Performed in the Theatre-in-the-Round on the SHU campus on December 10-12 at 8 p.m. and December 13 at 2 p.m.
|A Little Night Music |
Book by Hugh Wheeler, Music by Stephen Sondheim
Based on Ingmar Bergman’s film, Smiles of a Summer Night, the Broadway musical A Little Night Music is the tale of love and all its entanglements. Guests arrive for a weekend in the country where romantic involvements twist and turn, orchestrated to a beautiful score by Stephen Sondheim.Colorful characters discover love, re-live memories and find regret all on a summer’s eve.
Performed at the SOPAC on April 21,22,23 at 8 p.m. and April 24 at 2 p.m.
Theatre Council Productions
A co-curricular activity of the Department of Communication and The Arts, Seton Hall’s Academic Theatre Program offers a wide variety of theatrical opportunities for students including faculty directed main-stage productions and the student directed Theatre Council series.
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Seton Hall Theatre is part of the Seton Hall University Arts Council. For more information about Arts Council events, call (973) 313-6338, or send an e-mail to Nathan Oates at Nathan.Oates@shu.edu.