• MFA Actor Catie Councell plays Fadwa Faranesh

    Mainstage FOOD AND FADWA until Saturday

    The David Thayer Theatre has been transported to a cross section of the Faranesh family home in the occupied West Bank.  This is director Marina Bergenstock's MFA Thesis production.

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  • A scene from FOOD AND FADWA

    Mainstage Tonight & Tomorrow

    A wedding delayed, an annoying cousin, a former love, a government-imposed house arrest puts the Faranesh family under a microscope in the Theatre Building.

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  • MFA Actors Zach Twardowski, Sambit Misra and Catie Councell in FOOD AND FADWA

    Mainstage Remembering, Now

    The Father, Baba, fades in and out of the action of FOOD AND FADWA from memories of his past and his ability to remember today.

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  • A scene from FOOD AND FADWA

    Mainstage United in the West Bank

    A week-long house arrest, family drama, and rationing; love, olive oil, music (and Arab Idol) thread through the story of FOOD AND FADWA.

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  • Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Arts, including the option to Double Major in Music & Theatre or Dance & Theatre
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  • At least 25 productions a year
  • Annual New Play Festival, Undergraduate Directors Festival, Ten Minute Play Festival