2015 Plays

June 25 through October 31

King Lear

Adams Shakespearean Theatre

June 27 to September 4, 2015

Cordelia, his favorite daughter, says nothing. Proud Lear misinterprets, and his world slowly but relentlessly descends into madness, chaos­—and nothingness.

The Taming of the Shrew

Adams Shakespearean Theatre

June 25 to September 5, 2015

Kate and Petruchio are one of literature’s greatest screwball couples, hell-bent on confusing and outwitting each other—right up to the play’s hilarious, but revealing, final scene.

Henry IV Part Two

Adams Shakespearean Theatre

June 26 to September 5, 2015

Following up on last season’s Part One, Henry IV Part Two has King Henry in failing health and young Prince Hal in a position where he must decide: fantasy and youthful rebellion or the sobering and often harsh realities of kingship.

Amadeus

Randall L. Jones Theatre

June 25 to September 5, 2015

Overshadowed by the young Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, court composer Antonio Salieri struggles to escape his own obscurity. In his quest to be remembered, he lies and cheats. But against the background of the world’s greatest music, did he also murder?

Charley's Aunt

Randall L. Jones Theatre

June 25 to October 31, 2015

A quiet luncheon turns into a corset-busting masquerade when two college chums go to great lengths to woo a pair of charming young ladies, including persuading their wacky friend to pose as an aunt from Brazil—where the nuts come from.

South Pacific

Randall L. Jones Theatre

June 27 to September 4, 2015

One of the most beloved musicals of all time, South Pacific is a sweeping story of love threatened by the dangers of prejudice and war, all set to songs such as “Some Enchanted Evening,” “Younger Than Springtime,” and “Bali Ha’i."

Dracula

Randall L. Jones Theatre

September 25 to October 31, 2015

“I want your fear. For your fear, like a current, rushes through your body.” This fall through Halloween, sink your teeth into the story of the world’s most famous vampire. Before Twilight and True Blood, there was Dracula! 

The Two Gentlemen of Verona

Randall L. Jones Theatre

September 24 to October 31, 2015

Chock-full of confused men and cunning maidens, this dizzying romantic adventure will delight anyone who has ever been in love (or would like to be).