Muhlenberg Theatre & Dance Departmental Season 2019-20

Diverse. Innovative. Boundary-breaking. World-class.

That's the Muhlenberg Theatre & Dance Departmental Season. Dance performances from intimate contemporary solos to grand-scale ballet. Theatre productions from experimental blackbox to Broadway-style musicals — all delivered with the professionalism and vision of a professional repertory company.


Sept. 26-29, 2019

The Importance of Being Earnest

by Oscar Wilde
directed by Jim VanValen


Oct. 25 – Nov. 3, 2019

Into the Woods

music & lyrics by Stephen Sondheim; book by James Lapine
directed by Beth Schachter


Nov. 7-9, 2019

Moving Stories

Student-Choreographed Dance Concert


Nov. 20-24, 2019

New Voices | New Visions

Student-Directed Plays & World Premieres

Family Values,
by Patrick Daly ‘20; directed by Nora Germani ’20

Lessons for an Unaccustomed Bride,
by José Rivera; directed by Frederick Marte ’20

Holy Shit,
by Caroline Dunn ’21; directed by Heather Nielsen ’20

Beauty Runs on Light Feet,
by Kenneth Lonergan; directed by Jacob Wahba ’20

VISIONS After Dark!
Late-night shows of selections from Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind, by the Neo-Futurists; directed by Matt Beaune ’20 and Ben Goldberg ’20


Feb. 6-8, 2020

Master Choreographers

dance works by acclaimed guest artists and faculty
Artistic Director Karen Dearborn


Feb. 19-23, 2020

A Raisin in the Sun

by Lorraine Hansberry
Guest Director to be announced


March 26-29, 2020

The Bacchae

by Euripides
directed by Matt Moore


April 23-26, 2020

Dance Emerge

Student-Choreographed Dance Concert


April 2020

Berg Fringe

Muhlenberg's First-Ever Fringe Festival
featuring off-beat, innovative, outrageous performances
created by ’Berg students, faculty & staff