SUNY Geneseo

Fall 2014 Performance Season

FREE reading of a "serious comedy about getting along" based on the conflict between Korean and African American communities that occurred in Flatbush, Brooklyn during the 1990's.
4:00 pm, September 4, Black Box Theatre, one performance only, first come, first seated
Co-sponsored by Theater and GENseng
8pm October 1st, 2nd & 4th. 2pm October 5th. NO FRIDAY SHOW IN OBSERVANCE OF YOM KIPPUR.
Black Box Theater.
$10 all seats.
 is a musical review featuring the work of Stephen Sondheim, the most decorated living composer of musical theatre. Songs written between 1960 and 1990 are incorporated into a loose plot around couples attending a cocktail party. Originally adapted at Oxford by Sondheim himself, notable performers such as Diana Rigg, Julie Andrews, Georger Hearn and Carol Burnett have starred in the review. 
Sponsored by the Music Department.
SELMA '65 by Catherine Filloux
7:30 pm, October 18, Black Box Theatre, one night only
$10.00 all seats
SELMA ‘65 is based in part on events surrounding Viola Liuzzo, a white civil rights activist shot dead after the Selma Voting March, and Tommy Rowe, an informant for the FBI who infiltrated the Ku Klux Klan responsible for shooting her. Actress/activist Marietta Hedges will play both Viola Liuzzo and Tommy Rowe.  There will be a talk back with the playwright and Ms. Hedges after the show.
Sponsored by Theatre and Dance
Roshi Bodhin Kjolhede's annual free presentation at Geneseo (the only place he will speak publicly, by the way) is scheduled this year for TUESDAY, OCTOBER 21 @ 11:30-12:45 pm, Black Box Theatre.  First come, first seated.
Sponsored by Asian / Asian American Studies and Programming
COMEDY OF ERRORS by William Shakespeare
Shakespeare's hilarious farce about two pairs of identical twins who happen to find themselves in the same town on the same day will be set in Samarkand, Uzbekistan, in a time long ago and will feature characters from various locations along the Silk Road, the ancient trade route that connected the Roman Empire with China and along which everything from silk to spices to spirituality was shared between East and West.
7:30 pm, Alice Austin Theatre, November 5-8
2:00 pm, Alice Austin Theatre, November 9
All seats $10.00.
Sponsored by Theatre and Dance
GDE's annual Fall Concert features faculty, guest artist and student choreographers in new and revived works.
7:30 pm, Alice Austin Theatre, December 4-6
2:00 pm, Alice Austin Theatre, December 7
All seats $10.00.
Sponsored by Theatre and Dance