2013-2014 FTT Theatre Season


2013-14 FTT Theatre Season 

On the Verge

By Eric Overmyer
Directed by Renée Roden, ND ‘14

October 3­-13, 2013 in the Philbin Studio Theatre

Three intrepid Victorian women trek through Terra Incognita, encountering such wonders as Mr. Coffee, Cool Whip, and a yeti, and arriving on the verge of…the Future?  From the writer of Law & Order and Treme, this comedy of wordplay and allusion is directed, designed, and performed by an all-student company.


Book by Joe Masteroff
Based on the play by John Van Druten and stories by Christopher Isherwood
Music by John Kander
Lyrics by Fred Ebb
Broadway production directed by Harold Prince
Produced for the Broadway Stage by Harold Prince
Musical Direction by Dan Stowe, Director of the Notre Dame Glee Club

November 13-17, 2013 in the Decio Mainstage Theatre

Winner of the 1967 Tony Award for Best Musical, Cabaret transports us to Germany between world wars, as a struggling American writer falls for a ‘perfectly marvelous’ British singer in a seedy Berlin cabaret.  FTT partners with Notre Dame’s Department of Music and PEMCo, the largest student-run musical theatre company on campus.

Mature content.

Clybourne Park

By Bruce Norris
Directed by Grant Mudge, Ryan Producing Artistic Director, Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival

February 20-March 2, 2014 in the Philbin Studio Theatre

A modest Chicago bungalow becomes a flashpoint of racial tensions as neighborhood demographics shift over the course of several generations.  Inspired by Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun, this biting and riotous comedy won the 2011 Pulitzer Prize.  Area premiere.

Mature content and language.

Blood Wedding

By Federico Garcia Lorca
Translated by Caridad Svich
Directed by Anton Juan

April 9-13, 2014 in the Decio Mainstage Theatre

Translated by Obie Award-winning playwright Caridad Svich, Lorca’s haunting tragedy poetically weaves a tale of lovers who transgress social boundaries – with catastrophic results.