2018.2019 Ashland University Theatre Season
Treasured Classics Renewed
Journey back to the Victorian era filled with drama, mystery, romance and comedy as we revisit the classics through the eyes of today’s ground-breaking playwrights and composers.
LITTLE WOMEN, the musical
Six generations have read Louisa May Alcott’s timeless, captivating story of personal discovery, heartache, hope and everlasting love. This generation will sing it as the musical’s powerful score soars with the sounds of a young America finding its voice through the adventures of the March sisters, Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy, growing up during the Civil War.
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by Anton Chekhov | Adapted by Sarah Ruhl
February 15-23 | Hugo Young Theatre
Chekhov’s masterpiece is a portrait of a family grappling with the bittersweet distance between reality and dreams. Transplanted from their beloved Moscow to a provincial Russian town, three sisters yearn for the city of their childhood, where they imagine their lives will be transformed and fulfilled.
A Sherlock Holmes' Mystery
by Ken Ludwig
April 3-7 | Studio Theatre
With Sherlock Holmes on the case, The Hound of the Baskervilles is transformed into a murderously funny adventure. Watch as our intrepid investigators try to escape a dizzying web of clues, silly accents, disguises, and deceit as five actors deftly portray more than forty characters.