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Current Season

SIU Department of Theater 2017-2018 Season

In the McLeod Theater
(Four-Show Season Subscription)

Curtain times: Thursday-Saturday - 7:30pm; Sunday - 2:00 pm

Sept. 28-Oct. 1, 2017
Spring Awakening
Book and Lyrics by Steven Sater            
Music by Duncan Sheik
Tony Award winning, groundbreaking musical of adolescent love, emerging sexuality and friendship.

Nov. 30-Dec. 3, 2017
The Lion The Witch and the Wardrobe
Adapted by Joseph Robinette from the novel by C. S. Lewis
The heroic tale of love, faith, courage and the epic triumph of good over evil in the magical land of Narnia.

Feb. 22-25, 2018
The Boys From Syracuse
By Richard Rodgers
Lyrics by Lorenz Hart
Book by George Abbott
The fun and tune filled, rollicking musical version of Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors.

Apr. 26-29, 2018
Gem of the Ocean
By August Wilson
A 285-year-old former slave and “soul healer” guides a young man on a soaring and lyrical journey toward redemption and spiritual awakening.

In The C.H. Moe/Laboratory Theater
(Special Performances)

Curtain times: Thursday-Saturday - 7:30pm; Sunday - 2:00 pm

Oct. 26-29, 2017
Boy Gets Girl
By Rebecca Gilman
A chilling, modern tale of how quickly a woman’s life of accomplishment is unraveled by a disturbed admirer.

Mar. 22-25, 2018
The Big Muddy New Play Festival featured production
800 Days: A Conjuring
By David Dudley
A young man's tragic suicide compels those who knew him to reconstruct the events leading up to his untimely death.

Free Performances/Events - TBA

Check back soon!

Special High School Matinee and Drama Daze - TBA

Date to be announced soon.

Getting tickets is EASY!

Box Office services for SIU Theater are provided by the SIU Arena Ticket Office. Ordering tickets is easy. You may order tickets BY PHONE, ONLINE, in person or by mail.  Please note that some fees apply.

  • By phone at 877-SALUKIS (877-725-8547)
  • In person at McLeod Theater: Monday–Friday, Noon–4:30 pm (while classes are in session, excluding holidays)
  • In person at the Arena box office
  • Online