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Regent University's theater productions include Broadway musicals, dramas and comedies.

Theatre Season

Since 1978, Regent has been producing shows of the highest caliber. Productions range from Broadway musicals and the classics, to touching dramas and modern comedies. These stories are brought to life by passionate young artists, presenting our audiences with theatre for heart and soul.

Regent University theatre will present The Good Doctor.

The Good Doctor
By Neil Simon and Anton Chekov

Due to increasing public health concerns over COVID-19, we regret to announce that all public performances for The Good Doctor are cancelled. Regent University sincerely desires to protect the health of our students, staff, faculty, and you, our loyal audience members. Please accept our apologies for this disappointment. Note that this decision only affects The Good Doctor. We intend to proceed with the last two shows of the season as planned.

Regent University theater will present The Heiress.

The Heiress
By Ruth and Augustus Goetz

Mar. 4-7, 2021
Dede Robertson Theatre

In this classic melodrama set in the New York of the 1850s, shy and plain-looking, “unmarriageable” Catherine lives alone with her wealthy and overprotective father, Dr. Sloper. When she falls desperately in love with a penniless – and mysterious – new suitor, her father suspects a con and threatens her disinheritance should they marry. Eventually, Catherine must decide whether her new love is a schemer or a savior worth risking it all.

The Heiress is produced by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, New York.

Regent University theater will present The Fantasticks.

The Fantasticks
By Harvey Schmidt and Tom Jones

Apr. 23-25 & Apr. 30 – May 2, 2021
Dede Robertson Theatre

The world’s longest-running musical tells the story of two neighbors who trick their children, Luisa and Matt, into falling in love by pretending to feud. A mysterious narrator and metaphorical lyrics will draw you into their world. This imaginative allegory promises to send you home humming the tunes from this wonderfully inventive score, featuring such songs as “Try to Remember,” “Never Say No,” and “Soon It’s Gonna Rain.”

The Fantasticks is presented by special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI.) All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. www.MTIshows.com

  • Romeo & Juliet
  • It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play
  • Dear Brutus
  • Little Women
  • The Servant of Two Masters
  • The Women of Lockerbie
  • She Loves Me
  • Dear Ruth

THEATRE SEASON

  • Dracula
  • Much Ado About Nothing
  • The Importance of Being Earnest
  • The Seagull
  • Oklahoma!

SECONDSTAGE

  • Silent Sky
  • Shorts!
  • The Glass Menagerie
  • Macbeth
  • Ah! Wilderness
  • She Stoops to Conquer
  • The Diviners
  • Big River
  • Steel Magnolias
  • The Comedy of Errors
  • Bus Stop
  • Shadowlands
  • The Trojan Women
  • The Drowsy Chaperone
  • Blithe Spirit
  • The Tempest
  • Joyful Noise
  • The Adding Machine
  • Everywoman
  • The Fiddler on the Roof
  • The Three Musketeers
  • Beau Jest
  • Tartuffe
  • Doubt
  • As It Is In Heaven
  • Two Rooms
  • Last Night of Ballyhoo
  • Leaving Iowa
  • Our Town
  • The Royal Gambit
  • The Runner Stumbles
  • Medea
  • Bye Bye Birdie
  • As You Like It
  • The Boys Next Door
  • Dancing at Lughnasa
  • Little Women
  • The Elephant Man
  • Godspell
  • You Can’t Take It With You
  • The Emporer’s New Clothes
  • Musical Comedy Murders of 1940
  • The Cherry Orchard
  • The Glory Man
  • The Rivals
  • Shorts
  • Singing in the Rain
  • Spinning Into Butter

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