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2021-22 Season

Tickets are available online three weeks in advance through the Herberger Institute Box Office. Ticket prices and venues vary.

"The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee"
Sept. 30, Oct. 1, 2, 7:30 p.m.
Oct. 3, 2 p.m.
Evelyn Smith Music Theatre

Music and lyrics by William Finn
Book by Rachel Sheinkin
Conceived by Rebecca Feldman

The Last Five Years (student production)
Oct. 22, 23, 7:30 p.m.
Oct.. 23, 24, 2 p.m.
Evelyn Smith Music Theatre

Written and composed by Jason Robert Brown

"Healing Wars" (a collaboration with music, dance and theatre)
Nov. 5, 6, 12, 13, 7:30 p.m.
Nov. 7, 14, 2 p.m.
Galvin Playhouse Theatre

Conceived by Liz Lerman
Directed and choreographed by Keith Thompson

"Hansel and Gretel"
Nov. 18, 19, 20, 7:30 p.m.
Nov. 21, 2 p.m.
Evelyn Smith Music Theatre

Music by Engelbert Humperdinck
Libretto by Adelheid Wette

"Godspell" (student production)
Jan. 14, 15, 7:30 p.m.
Jan 15, 16, 2 p.m.
Evelyn Smith Music Theatre

Conceived and originally directed by John-Michael Tebelak
Music and new lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Originally produced on the New York Stage by Edgar Lansbury / Stewart Duncan / Joseph Beruh

The Color Cabaret (student production)
January 29, 7:30 p.m.
January 30, 2 p.m.
Evelyn Smith Music Theatre

Opera Double Bill

"We’ve Got Our Eye On You"
A chamber opera
Feb. 17, 18, 19, 7:30 p.m.
Feb. 20, 2 p.m.
Evelyn Smith Music Theatre

Music and story by Nkeiru Okoye
Libretto by David Cote

Note: The development of We’ve Got Our Eye On You was made possible in part by an OPERA America Discovery Grant for Female Composer program through the generosity of The Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation.

"600 Square Feet"
A micro-opera
Feb. 17, 18, 19, 7:30 p.m.
Feb. 20, 2 p.m.
Evelyn Smith Music Theatre

Music by Nkeiru Okoye
Libretto by David Cote

Note: 600 Square Feet was commissioned by Baldwin Wallace University Voice Performance in Collaboration with Cleveland Opera Theater and Onsite Opera.

"The Valley" (new work reading)
Feb. 26, 7 p.m.
Feb. 27, 2 p.m.
ASU Kerr Cultural Center

Book and lyrics by Jamie Maletz
Music by Eric Fegan

ASU Class of 2022 Cabarets
Feb. 28 - March 4,  Time TBD
Location TBD

"Bright Star"
April 21, 22, 23, 7:30 p.m.
April 24, 2 p.m.
Evelyn Smith Music Theatre

Music, book and story by Steve Martin
Music, lyrics and story by Edie Brickell

Musical Theatre Showcase
April 25, 7:30 p.m.
Location TBD

 

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. www.mtishows.com

The Last Five Years is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. www.mtishows.com

Godspell 2012 is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. www.mtishows.com

600 Square Feet and We've Got Our Eye on You are presented by arrangement with Nkeiru Okoye. www.nkeiruokoye.com

Bright Star is presented through special arrangement with and all authorized performance materials are supplied by Theatrical Rights Worldwide 1180 Avenue of the Americas, Suite 640, New York, NY 10036. www.theatricalrights.com