Our 2014-2015 Season is...

A Celebration of the Year of Sustainability:  Challenges and Opportunities!

Our shows will feature a farce, a tragicomedy, a black comedy, and a family musical comedy.  Auditions for our productions are open to everyone, students and the Lawton-Fort Sill community alike.  Our continuing goal is to provide you with quality entertainment as well as being the best educational theatre in the Southwest. 


Leading Ladies

by Ken Ludwig

October 2-4, 2014 at 7:30pm and October 5, 2014 at 2:00pm

Leading Ladies

Our entry in this year’s Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival is a modern farce.  The plot follows two English Shakespearean actors, Jack and Leo, who find themselves down on their luck.  When they hear that an old lady in York, PA is about to die and leave her fortune to her two long lost English nephews, they resolve to pass themselves off as her beloved relatives and get the cash.  The trouble is, when they get to York, they find out that the relatives aren’t nephews, but nieces!  Romantic entanglements abound, especially when Leo falls head-over-petticoat in love with the old lady’s vivacious niece, Meg.


Dark River*

by Martin Jones

November 20-22, 2014 at 7:30pm and November 23, 2014 at 2:00pm

Dark River

The play concerns a failing family business that has inadvertently poisoned the waters.  It transcends mere allegory.  Jones uses pollution as a metaphor for the sins of the fathers.  It has been called an environmental Crime and Punishment.

*Warning:  This production contains material that certain people may find objectionable.



The Heretic*

by Richard Bean

February 19-21, 2014 at 7:30pm and February 22, 2015 at 2:00pm

The Heretic

The play is a black comedy that tackles the divisive issue of climate change and its sceptics.  Set at an English university, Dr. Diane Casell questions the position of science in the global argument and invites us to honestly consider what we think we know.

*Warning:  This production contains material that certain people may find objectionable.

110 in the Shade

Book by N. Richard Nash

Music by Harvey Schmidt

Lyrics by Tom Jones

April 23-25, 2015 at 7:30pm and April 26, 2015 at 2:00pm

110 in the Shade

This is N. Richard Nash’s adaptation of his romantic comedy, The Rainmaker.  The plot  focuses on Lizzie Curry, a spinster living on a ranch in the American Southwest and her relationships with local sheriff File, a cautious divorcé who fears being hurt again, and the charismatic con man Bill Starbuck, posing as a rainmaker who promises the locals he can bring relief to the drought-stricken area. 

This production is sponsored in part by the Richard T. Brittingham Musical Theatre Endowed Lectureship.

All Evenings at 7:30 P.M. and Sunday at 2 P.M. 

We also offer weekday matinees for local schools.   

To purchase tickets, contact the Cameron University Box Office at 581-2478.


 

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UNRESTRICTED USE OF YOUR SEASON TICKET!

We realize that everyone is leading a busy life.  That’s why in addition to the super discount you receive by becoming a season ticket holder, we are offering unrestricted usage of that season ticket.  Each membership entitles you to four coupons for the season.  You can use these coupons however you like.  If you want to use all four for the first show of the season, you can.  Or if you want to wait to use all four coupons for another show, you can.  The choice is yours!

Contact Information

202 University Theatre
2800 W. Gore Blvd.
Lawton, OK 73505-6377
580.581.2346 Voice
580.581.5430 Fax
580.581.2478 Box Office
sklein@cameron.edu