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FALL 2017:

K.I.S.S. (Kennesaw Improv Society Stupid!)
October 20-21, 2017
Friday, 8 p.m., Saturday, 8 p.m. & 10 p.m.
Onyx Theater | FREE
Coordinated by Jim Davis
An evening of performances created entirely on the fly – our resident improve ensemble welcomes guest artists to usher in the fall with a hot of a guffaw (your choice). Side-splitting, surprising and, at times, absolutely silly. This event may not be suitable for audiences under the age of 16.


Heathers: The Musical
November 2-12, 2017: Thursday, 7:30 p.m., Friday-Saturday, 8 p.m., Sunday, 2 p.m.
Stillwell Theater | $5-20
Music, Lyrics and Book by Laurence O’Keefe and Kevin Murphy; Directed by Amanda Wansa Morgan
Based on the classic 1989 film, Heathers: The Musical is the darkly delicious story of Veronica Sawyer, a brainy, beautiful teenage misfit who hustles her way into the most powerful and ruthless clique at Westerberg High: the Heathers. But before she can get comfortable atop the high school food chain, Veronica falls in love with the dangerously sexy new kid J.D. When Heather Chandler, the Almighty, kicks her out of the group, Veronica decides to take matters into her own hands. 


KSU Tellers: Fall Showcase
December 1-2, 2017 at 8 p.m.
Onyx Theater | $5
Directed by Charles Parrott
Join the KSU Tellers for a collection of their best solo stories from the fall semester.


SPRING 2017:

Rooted
January 25-27, 2018: Thursday, 7:30 p.m., Friday-Saturday, 8 p.m.
Stillwell Theater | $5-20
By Tim Miller; Coordinated by Charles Parrott
Internationally acclaimed performance artist Tim Miller is renowned for his humorous, passionate, and provocative performances that put gay identity and liberation front and center. Miller’s one-man show Rooted reveals the secret LGBT histories hiding in the American family tree.


Feathers and Teeth
February 13-18, 2017: Tuesday-Thursday, 7:30 p.m., Friday, 8 p.m., Saturday, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., Sunday, 2 p.m.
Onyx Theater | $5-12
By Charise Castro Smith; Directed by Jim Davis
Feathers and Teeth is the story of Chris, a 15-year-old girl who is struggling with her mother’s death and her father Arthur’s impending re-marriage to his malevolent fiancée Carole. As if this weren’t enough, Arthur injures an animal on the way home from work and brings it into the house so his family can nurse it back to health. They don’t know what the animal is, but it has feathers and teeth. And it wants to kill them all.


As You Like It
March 20-25, 2017: Tuesday-Thursday, 7:30 p.m., Friday, 8 p.m., Saturday, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., Sunday, 2 p.m.
Stillwell Theater | $5-20
By William Shakespeare. Directed by Rick Lombardo. Original music by Haddon Kime
One of Shakespeare’s most delightful, funny, and moving comedies. Forced into exile in the Forest of Arden, lovers Rosalind and Orlando become entangled in a beguiling game of love, lust, and mistaken identity.  Filled with songs, original music, clowns, and an MMA style cage mage, this production will explore how power, technology, and the restorative power of nature are intertwined in our modern world.


K.I.S.S. (Kennesaw Improv Society Stupid!)
April 13-14, 2018: Friday, 8 p.m., Saturday, 8 p.m. and 10 p.m.
Onyx Theater | FREE
Coordinated by Jim Davis
An evening of performances created entirely on the fly –  our resident improv ensemble welcomes guest artists to usher in the spring with a hoot or a guffaw (your choice). Side-splitting, surprising and, at times, absolutely silly. This event may not be suitable for audiences under the age of 16.


New Works and Ideas Festival
April 17-20, 2018: Tuesday-Thursday, 7:30 p.m., Friday, 8 p.m.
Onyx Theater | $5
Coordinated by Margaret Baldwin


10-Minute PlayFest
April 21, 2018, 8 p.m.
Stillwell Theater | $5
Coordinated by Margaret Baldwin and Karen Robinson
An evening of original student written ten-minute plays


KSU Tellers Spring Showcase
April 27-28, 2018 at 8 p.m.
Onyx Theater | $5
Directed by Charles Parrott
The KSU Tellers present a selection of their favorite storytelling performances from the spring semester.


Musical Theatre Showcase
April 29, 2018, 7 p.m.
Stillwell Theater | FREE
Directed by Amanda Wansa Morgan
Musical Theatre students showcase selected works from the 2017-2018 school year. 

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