York College Theatre Announce Its 2011-2012 Theatre Season

The York College Theatre is excited to announce its 2011-2012 theatre season, our most varied and provocative playbill yet! Proving again that great theatre is about the experience: comedy, tragedy, new works and music.

Please join us for a season that will inspire you, enlighten you and challenge you.

We have saved you a seat for another amazing year of theatre…

SlapDASH Directed by Timothy J. Amrhein

“SLAPDASH” is a fast-paced, funny, “audience-interactive” improv performance in the tradition of "Whose Line is It Anyway?" Two improv teams spontaneously compete to act out hilarious, unscripted scenes as they try to “out-perform” each other in the show where “everything's made up and the points don't matter.”
Oct. 21 - 27

MACBETH By William Shakespeare and Directed by Tom Marion 

One of Shakespeare’s most brutal tragedies, “MACBETH” is a tale that speaks to us today as its story is continually played out on the streets of our own neighborhoods. Desire, betrayal, guilt, and revenge-“MACBETH” follows the actions of an ambitious young man, his lust for success, and his ultimate need to understand himself and what it truly is to be a man.
Dec. 2 - 10

PROSODY 400 Conceived and Directed by Tom Marion

Join us as some of York College’s most talented writers, musicians, and spoken word artists team up to create a special evening of poetry and music.“PROSODY 400” is a workshop devoted to the power of words, spoken expression, and all that can happen at the intersection of language and the dynamic force of music.
March 16 - 20

RENT Music and Lyrics by Jonathan Larson and Directed by Timothy J. Amrhein

In the first-ever collaborative effort between the Theatre and Music Disciplines of York College and the Performing Arts Center, York College Theatre presents Jonathan Larson’s “RENT”, based on Giacomo Puccini’s opera “La Bohème”. “RENT” tells the story of a group of impoverished young artists and musicians struggling to survive and create in New York's Lower East Side in the thriving days of Bohemian Alphabet City. Our first Main stage production.
May 4 - 13

General Admission: $7.00, With Valid College ID: $5.00
For further information about our shows or for ticket reservations, please contact 718.262.5375 or visit us on the web.

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