Peek behind the curtain with Auburn University Theatre’s 2019-2020 Season: Bodies of Work

Published: August 23, 2019
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Auburn University Theatre’s 2019-2020 season will celebrate the hard work of students in the department with “Bodies of Work.” Productions in the 106th season will highlight the roles taken on and off the stage by those students who present audiences with awe-inspiring stories at the Telfair Peet Theatre.

“Our theme for this season places our focus squarely on the work of our students,” said Chase Bringardner, Department of Theatre chair. “While Auburn University Theatre remains committed to and focuses on our students’ work each and every day, we see this season as an opportunity to pull back the curtain and emphasize their incredible effort.”

Introducing Bodies of Work, Auburn University Theatre’s 2019-20 Season:

Sept. 19-27: Eurydice – by Sarah Ruhl

Oct. 17-26: The Theory of Relativity – Music and Lyrics by Neil Bartram, Book by Brian Hill

Nov. 7-15: The Belle’s Stratagem – by Hannah Cowely and adapted by Tony Cownie and Chase Bringardner

Feb. 13-23: Bring it On The Musical— Book by Jeff Whitty, Music by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Tom Kitt, Lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Amanda Green, inspired by the motion picture, Bring It On, released by Universal Pictures and written by Jessica Bendinger

March 19-22: Bodies in Motion: Ballet to Braveheart to Broadway – Conceived and Directed by Jeri Dickey

April 9-18: Marion Bridge – by Daniel MacIvor

March 28-29: A special staged reading of Anon(ymous)—by Naomi Iizuka

Through a collaboration with Lauren Woods, an assistant professor with the Department of Art and Art History at Auburn, the creative team at the theatre explored ideas around both corporeal and metaphorical bodies and how these are woven into the themes and stories of each performance during the season. Together they crafted Bodies of Work, to showcase the bodies at work in the theatre.

Buy Tickets

Tickets for Eurydice are available. All Auburn University students receive free admission and Auburn University employees receive a discounted rate to all productions.  Reserve your seats now and take advantage of these benefits! A full season subscription is also available for purchase and provides buyers with one ticket to every show in the season. Those who purchase before Sept. 27 will receive one complimentary ticket for any show.

For more information, go to Department of Theatre's Ticketing Page.

Box Office Hours

  • Monday-Friday: 8 a.m.-4:45 p.m.

  • Saturday, evening performances: 6-8 p.m.

  • Sunday matinees: 1-3 p.m.

Box Office: 334-844-4154

Showtimes:

  • Evening performances: 7:30 p.m.

  • Sunday matinees: 2:30 p.m.

Ticket Prices

  • General: $16

  • Senior Citizen: $12

  • Faculty and Staff: $12

  • AU Student with ID: Free

  • Non-Auburn University Student: $12

Find more information online.

Talkback Thursdays

To engage in discussion around the performance or learn more about the production, make plans to attend “Talkback Thursdays” after the show for a conversation with the director and company members. Dates for “Talkback Thursdays” will be released prior to each production.

The College of Liberal Arts is the intellectual heart of the university and one of the largest colleges on Auburn's campus. The College continues its long tradition of quality education, instruction, and outreach in a number of outstanding departments. The College of Liberal Arts is composed of the School of Communication and Journalism, the University College, and twelve departments which are divided into four academic areas: fine arts, humanities, communications, and social sciences. Our graduates hold a strong record of industry employment and/or acceptance into graduate schools and training programs, both here and abroad.