Shows and Tickets

2016 - 2017 Season

Season Shows

October 13 thru October 17

The Macbeth Insurgency

What sparks terrorism? Why do extremists do evil in the name of faith? How far will some go for power? Shakespeare wrote the murderous Macbeths to ask the same questions about the terrorist plots and... Learn more.

November 3 thru November 13

Stage Door

“I live and breathe theater. That’s what I’m crazy about. I want to play everything I’m suited for.” Set in the 1930s, the Golden Age of Broadway comedy, Stage Door is a legitimate... Learn more.

December 1 thru December 11

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Winner of the Tony and the Drama Desk Awards for Best Book, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee is the hilarious tale of six prepubescent, misfit contestants, vying for the championship of a... Learn more.

January 20 thru January 28

Short Play Festival

Comedies, dramas, and everything in between — our annual debut of nearly two dozen student directors produces a smorgasbord of professionally published ten-minute plays. If one is not to your... Learn more.

February 16 thru February 19

Dead Man's Cell Phone

The relentless ringing of a cell phone in a quiet café.  A lonely, frustrated woman at the next table.  This wildly imaginative comedy by a MacArthur "Genius" Grant recipient and Pulitzer Prize... Learn more.

Winner of the 1971 Pulitzer Prize and the Obie Award, this poignant study of an bitter, spiteful widow and her two young daughters has been hailed as one of the most significant and touching plays of... Learn more.

March 23 thru March 27

Mother Hicks

Mother Hicks is earth, and fire, and water, and blood, and tears... Recipient of AATE’s Distinguished Play Award, Mother Hicks is the inspiring folkloric story of three Depression-era outsiders:... Learn more.

April 20 thru April 30

The Pajama Game

 A golden age classic and winner of multiple Tony Awards, The Pajama Game tells the story of Babe, a feisty pajama factory employee representative who meets her match in Sid, the shop superintendent.... Learn more.

April 29 thru April 29

The Pajama Game Gala Performance

Come join the FRIENDS of NU Theatre, as they celebrate our 53rd Season with their Annual Gala on Saturday, April 29, 2017.Your ticket includes:4pm: Matinee of our Gala musical, THE PAJAMA GAME,... Learn more.