FTT season brings five performances to campus stages

Author: Arts and Letters


The University of Notre Dame’s Department of Film, Television and Theatre (FTT) 2007-08 theater season features five plays, beginning with William Shakespeare’s “Macbeth,” performed by international touring troupe Actors From The London Stage, from Sept. 12 to 14 (Wednesday to Friday) at 7:30p.m. in Washington Hall.

The remaining plays in the FTT season are:

  • “Savage in Limbo,” by John Patrick Shanley, Oct. 8 to 12 at 7:30p.m., Philbin Studio Theatre. Directed by FTT associate professional specialist Siiri Scott.
  • “A Bright Room Called Day,” by Tony Kushner, Nov. 13 to 16 at 7:30p.m. and Nov. 18 at 2:30 and 7:30p.m., Decio Mainstage Theatre. Directed by FTT assistant professor Robin Witt.
  • “The Taming of the Shrew,” by Shakespeare, performed by Actors From The London Stage, Jan. 23 to 25 at 7:30p.m., Washington Hall.
  • “The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus,” by Christopher Marlowe, April 8 to 19, dates and times vary, Decio Mainstage Theatre. Directed by FTT professor Anton Juan.

Actors From The London Stage has called Notre Dame its American home since 2000, when it relocated from the University of North Carolina. Its members hail from such prestigious theater companies as the Royal Shakespeare Company, the Royal National Theatre of Great Britain and Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, among others.

More information about all performances is available at ftt.nd.edu . Ticket information is available at the performing arts center box office or by calling 574-631-2800 or at http://performingarts.nd.edu on the Web.

Contact: Chris Sopczynski, FTT outreach specialist, 574-631-0457, csopczyn@nd.edu

Originally published by Julie Hail Flory at newsinfo.nd.edu on September 07, 2007.