2019-2020 University Theatre Season - The Undeniable Truth

  • Shakespeare in Love (Fall)
  • The Expedition of Whispers (Winter)  
  • The Secret Garden (Winter)                   PURCHASE TICKETS NOW 
  • The Importance of Being Earnest (Spring)
  • Spring One-Act Festival 2020


University Theatre Ticket Prices and Purchasing Information
  • Main Stage Shows: $15 General Admission/ $12 Senior/ $10 Student Youth/ $5 OSU Student
  •  Lab Shows: $8 General Admission/ $6 Senior/ $5 Student Youth/ $4 OSU Student
  • Musicals/Bard in the Quad: $17 General Admission/ $12 Senior/ $12 Student/Youth $5 OSU Student
  • Visit the OSU theatre box office page for more information
  • Tickets are available online, or at the OSU Box Office  (Withycombe Hall 144)
  • Box office will open the Monday prior to opening night and will remain open Monday - Friday noon to 5 pm for the run of the performance.
  • Box office telephone number: (541) 737 - 2784 / email: theatre.boxoffice@oregonstate.edu

Shakespeare in Love
Based on the screenplay by Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard
Adapted for the stage by Lee Hall
Directed by Elizabeth Helman
November 14-15 and 22-23 at 7:30 pm
November 17 and 24 at 2:00 pm
Withycombe Hall Main Stage

A young and struggling William Shakespeare is tormented with writer’s block until he meets the beautiful Viola de Lesseps, the daughter of a wealthy merchant with a passion for poetry and dreams of becoming and actor. The two star-crossed lovers embark on a clandestine and comic affair that becomes the basis for Romeo and Juliet.

The Expedition of Whispers
By Nate Pereira
February 13-15 at 7:30 pm and February 16 at 2:00 pm.
Withycombe Hall Lab Theatre

This brand new play by OSU Theatre student, Nate Pereira is a look inside the complexities of human nature as a team of explorers risk everything to find a lost and valuable relic.

The Secret Garden
Book and Lyrics by Marsha Norman
Music by Lucy Simon
Directed by Anthony Eversole
February 28-29 and March 6-7 at 7:30 pm
March 1 and 8 at 2:00 pm
Withycombe Hall Main Stage


Set at the beginning of the 20th century, this elegant musical tells the story of Mary Lennox, a young orphan sent to Yorkshire to live with relatives she has never met. Mary becomes enchanted by a neglected garden where she discovers new friends and a sense of self.

The Importance of Being Earnest
By Oscar Wilde
May 7-9 and 15-16 at 7:30 pm
May 17 at 2:00 pm
Directed by Craig Willis
Withycombe Hall Main Stage

Upstanding gentleman, Jack Worthing, must maintain his stellar society reputation in order to win the had of his beloved Gwendolyn Fairfax. All is well until his mischievous friend and rival, Algeron, threatens to expose his secret life. This witty satire or romance, society, and marriage is a whirling romp through fine London townhouses and sprawling country estates.

Spring One-Act Festival 2020
May 28-30 at 7:30 pm
May 31 at 2:00 pm
Withycombe Hall Lab Theatre

Don’t miss out on this fun, annual event featuring the work of OSU Theatre student directors.

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