Set in 1945, a group of artists and one "elderly woman of unbalanced mental capacity" work to stop a greedy profiteer and his gang of villains from blowing up Paris to search for oil. It is an iconic tale of finding joy in an environment that is overwhelmed with a challenge of beauty vs. greed.
“As a sophomore theatre major, I am so grateful for my time here at Franciscan. I have made many friends and enjoy exploring the art of the theatre. I have been blessed to be working on my third mainstage here this semester. Despite the difficulties along the way, I have learned so much about myself and gained confidence in performing and everyday life. I look forward to the plan that God has for me as I continue my journey as a Franciscan theatre major.”
The Tragedy of Richard III is based loosely on the final stretch of England’s War of the Roses, a series of battles between the House of York and the House of Lancaster that lasted many years.
This play tells a light-hearted story of a small oil business's struggle to stay afloat amidst the fast-paced companies building up around them. Directed by two students, Brigita Ruta and Thomas Bodoh, this play contains mistaken identity, hidden love, and so much more!
A highly celebrated play, Kate Hamill’s adaption of Austen’s beloved novel has been celebrated as inventive, faithful and hilarious, one of the best adaptations of this classic tale.