Scene from the 2014 performance in SMU Theatre’s The Rep

Every year in SMU Meadows Division of Theatre, three contemporary American plays are presented in rotation over a two-week period. It’s called “The Rep,” and it’s a staple of the student experience in our theatre program.

To tease the shows, Meadows student Marcus Piñon created a two-minute teaser:

The Rep Program

A Bright New Boise by Samuel D. Hunter

Thursday, April 27 at 8 p.m.; Sunday, April 30 at 2 & 7:30 p.m.; Friday, May 5 at 8 p.m.

In this Obie and Drama Desk award-winning play, a disgraced evangelical from northern Idaho takes a job at a Hobby Lobby franchise in Boise in order to reconnect with an estranged son… Read More

Grand Concourse by Heidi Schreck

Friday, April 28 at 8 p.m.; Wednesday, May 3 at 8 p.m.; Saturday, May 6 at 2 & 8 p.m.

How well do we really know each other? How much can we trust? What can we forgive? A modern morality tale set in a Bronx soup kitchen, this intriguing new play.

The Last Days of Judas Iscariot by Stephen Adly Guirgis

Saturday, April 29 at 2 & 8 p.m.; Thursday, May 4 at 8 p.m.; Sunday, May 7 at 2 p.m.

Set in a courtroom in Purgatory, this play by the Pulitzer Prize-winning Guirgis puts Judas’s case to a hilarious, riotous, piercing trial, with witnesses including Pontius Pilate, Mother Teresa and Satan.

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