Shows

Eagle Repertory Theatre’s 2017-18 Season

“Theatres are curious places, magician’s trick-boxes where the golden memories of dramatic triumphs linger like nostalgic ghosts, and where the unexplainable, the fantastic, the tragic, the comic and the absurd are routine occurrences.” – E.A. Bucchianeri

Arcadia by Tom Stoppard – Rated PG-13

October 5, 7, and 10, 2017 at 7:30 PM and October 8, 2017 at 2:00 PM

RHS Black Box Theatre

arcadiaArcadia takes us back and forth between the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, ranging over the nature of truth and time, the difference between the Classical and the Romantic temperament, and the disruptive influence of physical relationships on our orbits in life. It is “Stoppard’s richest, most ravishing comedy. It’s like a dream of levitation: you’re instantaneously aloft. ” (The New York Times).

 

Buffy, the Haunted House!

October 26-28, 2017 from 7:00-10:00PM

RHS Auditorium

buffyIn 1997, Buffy the Vampire Slayer conquered the vampire and regular world with one – liners like “ Sorry, but I’m an old fashioned gal. I was raised to believe that men dig up the corpses and the women have the babies. ” RHS Theatre has received permission from Buffy creator Joss Whedon to create the first Slayer – themed haunted house! Join Xander, Willow, and everyone ’ s favorite blonde heroine as they relive their scariest moments!

 

RAVE!

November 30, December 1&2, 2017 at 7:30PM

RHS Black Box

raveThe magnet freshmen invite you to a dance party! We will be raving with lights and strobes, and in the middle of the dancing, we will discover what high school students really want to “ rave ” about! It ’ s fun, experimental theatre that will involve input from other students around the state. Come dance and be rocked by the drama of our everyday lives! (Glow sticks provided…no other “ rave ” substances welcome or allowed!)

 

The Addams Family

February 1-3, 2018 at 7:30PM and February 4, 2018 at 2:00PM

RHS Auditorium

the-addams-familyWednesday Addams has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet young man from a respectable family. She confides in her father and begs him not to tell her mother. Now, Gomez Addams must do something he ’ s never done before — keep a secret from his beloved wife, Morticia. Everything will change for the whole family on the fateful night they host a dinner for Wednesday ’ s “ normal ” boyfriend and his parents.

 

Revenge of the Space Pandas by David Mamet

February 20, 2018 at 6:00PM and 7:30PM

RHS Auditorium

revenge-of-the-space-pandasBinky, his friend Viv, and his human sheep Bob tinker with a clock that sends them to the Goolagong System, guarded by the Great Space Pandas. The excitement really begins when the Supreme Ruler commands that Bob be brought to him, never again to leave Goolagong, and he steals the two – speed clock just to make sure. A silly show sure to make the whole family giggle!

Chamber Music by Arthur Kopit

Date and Times TBA

RHS Auditorium

chamber-musicChamber Music is set in 1938, when eight famous women from different historical periods all are interned in the same insane asylum. Gertrude Stein, Queen Isabella of Spain, and Amelia Earheart, among others, meet to avert an attack they believe is soon to come from the men’s ward. “ Kopit’s absurd logic is delightful and disturbing…and exhausting! ” (Chicago Reader)

Soul Searching

Date and Times TBA

RHS Auditorium

soul-searchingWritten by the magnet seniors, this play centers around the concepts of “ afterlife ” and “self-discovery. ” Is a lifetime too long to wait to find out who you really are? What really happens when we shuffle off this “ mortal coil? ” The subject is approached with humor, humanity, and above all, love.

 

Junior Directing Waves

November 2, December 5, February 13, March 27 – each performance starts at 6:00PM

RHS Black Box Theatre