Drama and Dance

Dept. of Drama and Dance Performance Calendar

Troilus and Cressida

71st Annual Hofstra Shakespeare Festival
Troilus and Cressida

February 28 through March 8

by William Shakespeare
Directed by Royston Coppenger

In Shakespeare’s epic tale of war-crossed lovers, Troilus and Cressida swear they will always be true to one another. But in the seventh year of the siege of Troy, their innocence is tested and exposed to the savage corrupting influence of war, with tragic consequences.

Performances: Friday, February 28 and March 6, at 8 p.m.; Saturday, February 29, March 7, at 8 p.m.; Sunday, March 1 and 8, at 2 p.m.

Location: Toni and Martin Sosnoff Theater, John Cranford Adams Playhouse, South Campus

Tickets to each performance are $10, $8 adults 65+. Members of the Hofstra community receive two free tickets upon presentation of a current HofstraCard.

For tickets and information call the Hofstra Box Office at 516-463-6644, or purchase tickets online at www.hofstratickets.com. If seats are still available on the day of performance, tickets will be sold at the door beginning 90 minutes prior to showtime. (Free tickets for members of the Hofstra community must be picked up at the Box Office. They are not available online.)


WHAT YOU WILL

WHAT YOU WILL
A One-Hour Twelfth Night
by William Shakespeare
Adapted by Maureen McFeely
Directed by Ilona Pierce
A one-hour adaptation of Shakespeare's comedy, suitable for young audiences.

Performances: Thursday, March 5, at 11 a.m. and 8 p.m.; Friday, March 6, at 11 a.m.; and Saturday, March 7, at 2 p.m. – Special Performance with The Collegium Musicum

Location: Location: Toni and Martin Sosnoff Theater, John Cranford Adams Playhouse, South Campus

Tickets to each performance are $10, $8 adults 65+. Members of the Hofstra community receive two free tickets upon presentation of a current HofstraCard.

For tickets and information call the Hofstra Box Office at 516-463-6644, or purchase tickets online at www.hofstratickets.com.  If seats are still available on the day of performance, tickets will be sold at the door beginning 90 minutes prior to showtime.


Summer and Smoke

Out of concern for the health and safety of our students, faculty and the Hofstra community, Hofstra’s Department of  Drama and Dance has cancelled these performances

SUMMER AND SMOKE
By Tennessee Williams
Directed by Rod Gomez

Set in small town Mississippi, Summer and Smoke tells the story of Alma, the minister’s daughter, and John, the doctor's son – polar opposites who are magnetically drawn to each other. Their star-crossed romance sets up one of the most engaging and heartbreaking love stories in Williams' canon.

Performances: Friday, March 27 and April 3, at 8 p.m.; Saturday, March 28 and April 4, at 8 p.m.; Sunday, March 29 and April 5, at 2 p.m.; and Thursday, April 2, at 8 p.m.

Location: Joan and Donald Schaeffer Black Box Theater, Joseph G. Shapiro Family Hall, South Campus

Tickets to each performance are $10, $8 adults 65+. Members of the Hofstra community receive two free tickets upon presentation of a current HofstraCard.

For tickets and information call the Hofstra Box Office at 516-463-6644, or purchase tickets online at www.hofstratickets.com.  If seats are still available on the day of performance, tickets will be sold at the door beginning 90 minutes prior to showtime.


Spring Dance

Out of concern for the health and safety of our students, faculty and the Hofstra community, Hofstra’s Department of  Drama and Dance has cancelled these performances

SPRING DANCE

The Spring 2020 Faculty Dance concert will feature Hofstra faculty choreographers and special guests to be announced.

Performances: Thursday, April 16, at 8 p.m.; Friday, April 17, at 8 p.m.; Saturday, April 18, at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.; and Sunday, April 19, at 2 p.m.

Location: Toni and Martin Sosnoff Theater, John Cranford Adams Playhouse, South Campus
Tickets to each performance are $10, $8 adults 65+. Members of the Hofstra community receive two free tickets upon presentation of a current HofstraCard.

For tickets and information call the Hofstra Box Office at 516-463-6644, or purchase tickets online at www.hofstratickets.com.  If seats are still available on the day of performance, tickets will be sold at the door beginning 90 minutes prior to showtime.


THE STUDENT REP: A Festival of Student Works

Out of concern for the health and safety of our students, faculty and the Hofstra community, Hofstra’s Department of  Drama and Dance has cancelled these performances

The Student Rep: A Festival of Student Works

An exciting festival of student acting, directing and dance, presented over four days.

Dates/Times: Friday-Monday, May 1-4, at 7 p.m.

Location: Joan and Donald Schaeffer Black Box Theater, Joseph G. Shapiro Family Hall, South Campus

Admission: FREE