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Meadows Theatre presents three spring plays in ‘The Rep’ April 22-May 4, 2014

In a nod to repertory theatre, SMU Meadows Theatre will present three contemporary American plays – produced, directed and acted by students – on a two-week rotation from Tuesday, April 22 to Sunday, May 4, 2014. The program, collectively called The Rep, will … Continue reading

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SMU’s 2013 Gift Guide features something for Mustangs of all ages

Looking for holiday gifts that show your SMU spirit? Look no further than the University’s 2013 Gift Guide. From keepsakes to custom bicycles to a professional certificate course, these gifts are sure to bring a smile to any Mustang’s face … Continue reading

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Meadows Theatre presents The Seven through Dec. 8, 2013

For the final production of 2013, Meadows Theatre presents a spin on a classic Greek tragedy and makes it their own. The Seven is a “highly modernized, hip-hop version” of Aeschylus’ Seven Against Thebes; the new work is the product of mastermind Will … Continue reading

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Meadows Theatre serves up SLAVS! Oct. 23-27, 2013

For its latest Main Stage production, Meadows Theatre takes on a Pulitzer Prize winner’s darkly comic exploration of the last days of the U.S.S.R., from perestroika to its ultimate collapse. Tony Kushner’s SLAVS! Thinking About the Longstanding Problems of Virtue … Continue reading

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Meadows Theatre presents The Rimers of Eldritch through March 3

Murder in a small town: We know who is responsible, but why? SMU Meadows Theatre presents Lanford Wilson’s The Rimers of Eldritch as its first production of the Spring 2013 semester. The show will run through Sunday, March 3 in the Greer Garson … Continue reading

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Meadows Theatre presents Major Barbara through Dec. 2, 2012

For the final performance of the Fall 2012 semester, SMU Meadows Theatre presents George Bernard Shaw’s Major Barbara. The play, first performed in 1905, explores the family dynamics of the Undershafts and the very different values of each family member – especially in … Continue reading

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Meadows Theatre explores Cloud Nine through Oct. 28, 2012

“Accepting people who are different and not dominating them or forcing them into particular social roles” is playwright Caryl Churchill’s message in her breakout 1979 work, Cloud Nine. SMU’s Meadows Theatre showcases that message in its second production of the season Oct. 24-28, … Continue reading

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Meadows Theatre opens season with hymn to This Beautiful City

Meadows School of the Arts opens its 2012-13 theatre season with a play produced from interviews that explore issues leading up to, and after, the 2006 election, with a particular focus on faith and the evangelical movement. This Beautiful City will … Continue reading

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Meadows Theatre ends 2011-12 season with Blues for Mister Charlie

A white citizen of a small Southern town murders a black man visiting from the North, then dumps his body in the weeds. The aftermath, and the wounds that racism inflicts on the town’s black and white communities alike, are … Continue reading

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Meadows Theatre presents Othello through Nov. 20, 2011

Racism, love, jealousy and betrayal provide the major themes for one of William Shakespeare’s greatest tragedies. Meadows Theatre presents the story of the Moorish general Othello through Nov. 20, 2011 at 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday and at 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. … Continue reading

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