2022 - 23 Season

Madison College Performing Arts in Theater produces three fully-staged productions each year as well as specific projects to highlight and celebrate campus efforts through performance. 

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She Kills Monsters

written by Qui Nguyen

directed by Dave Pausch

 

Mitby Theater | OCT 28 - NOV 6, 2022

An adventurous romp into the world of fantasy role-playing games! This high-octane dramatic comedy laden with homicidal fairies, nasty ogres, and 90s pop culture, explores a young women's attempt to know her younger sister, recently killed in a car accident. Acclaimed playwright Qui Nguyen offers a heart-pounding homage to the geek, warrior, and sibling within us all.

I'm. First. Gen.

56% of our student population at Madison College are first-generation college students (First Gen) but what does this really mean? How does their college experience differ from the remaining 44%?

 

We explore their experiences through various performance projects, from video to spoken word, story share to movement, and visual art to musical performance. Madison College common areas will be filled with the stories of our First Gen colleagues from November 7 – 11, 2023.

 

A schedule of events will be available after October 1, 2022.

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The Women
of Lockerbie

written by Deborah Brevoort

directed by Allen Ebert

 

Studio Theater | FEB 18 - 26, 2023

A mother from New Jersey roams the hills of Lockerbie, Scotland, looking for her son’s remains that were lost in the crash of Pan Am 103. She meets the women of Lockerbie, who are fighting the U.S. government to obtain the clothing of the victims found in the plane’s wreckage. The women, determined to convert an act of hatred into an act of love, want to wash the clothes of the dead and return them to the victim’s families. Although the play is loosely inspired by a true story, the characters and situations in the play are fictional. 

World
Premiere Wisconsin

Madison College is thrilled to participate in this statewide festival of new plays and musicals. Look for more information after Sept. 1, 2022.

Spring Production

Mitby Theater | APR 20 - 23, 2023

Students are a very active part of our season planning. We look forward to meeting with the 2022 - 23 PAL students (Performing Arts Leadership student organization) to gauge their interests and training needs. Currently, we are considering a large musical or fully-staged classical piece. Stay tuned!

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