Upcoming Theater & Dance Events

*update as of 11/1/21

Attendance requirement for the 2021-2022 academic year: members of Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke and Smith Colleges must show a current school ID. UMass members and the general public must provide proof of full Covid-19 vaccination or a negative PCR Covid-19 test taken within 72-hours of the event. Masks must be worn at all times while in campus buildings. 

All Theater & Dance shows are free, unless otherwise noted. 

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Friday, March 22, 2019

Fri, Mar 22, 2019

"Doctor Faustus" poster

"Doctor Faustus"

The Department of Theater and Dance performs Doctor Faustus, Christopher Marlowe’s harrowing play about a brilliant scholar who sells his soul to the devil. The wildly irreverent production stars Wesley Guimarães ’19 in his senior thesis project in acting, and Maki Ybarra-Young ’20 as Mephistopheles. The show is directed by Professor Ron Bashford ’88, with set, props, costume, lighting and sound design provided by professional staff and guest artists Dedalus Wainwright, Barbara Neulinger, Sarah Woodham, Kathy Couch and Jake Meginsky. The Five College student cast also includes Samuel Hood, Max Nemhauser, Antigoni Papapostolou, Emma Ratshin, Lorelle Sang, Sebastian Son, Renz Toledo, Lindsay Turner and Jasper Wolf, stage managed by Julian Brown.

Seating is limited; reservations are strongly encouraged. For reservations, call (413) 542-2277.