Shows and Tickets

2007 - 2008 Season

Season Shows

September 20 thru September 23

I'm Peggy Guggengeim and You're Not

A very funny play about the doyenne of twentieth-century art by the writer who several years ago gave us A Space Between the Trees, awarded by the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival. Learn more.

October 4 thru October 14

Our Town

Thornton Wilder's great hymn to American life takes on special significance in the twenty-first century as it attempts to find, as Wilder himself said, "a value above all price for the smallest events... Learn more.

November 8 thru November 18


This clever, funny, and moving musical by Stephen Sondheim won the 2007 Tony Award for best revival for a musical. Sonheim's marvelous score includes such popular numbers as "Being Alive," "Another... Learn more.

October 27 thru October 27

The 24-Hour Project

Here's the challenge: student playwrights have just 12 hours to write a short play on a given theme. Student directors, actors, stage managers, and designers then have the next 12 hours to memorize... Learn more.

December 6 thru December 16

Birth and After Birth

The joy and terrors of parenthood are explored in this wildly comic tale by one of America's outstanding playwrights. Two couples vie with each other over their social and personal superiority as one... Learn more.

January 25 thru February 3

Short Play Festival

Our senior students take on the challenge of directing ten-minute plays. The repertoire is always far-reaching, funny, and a genuine test of their talents. Learn more.

thru February 22

Top Girls

Here is a thought-provoking evening in the theatre about the challenges that working women face in the contemporary business world and society at large. This play won an Obie Award in its New York... Learn more.

March 6 thru March 15

Life's A Dream

Calderon's play, dating from 1636, focuses on two stories: that of the imprisoned prince Segismundo at the mercy of his father Basilio and that of the young Rosaura on a quest to take revenge on the... Learn more.

April 24 thru May 4


Here is Germany—and perhaps the world—just before the outbreak of World War II when life was on the edge of disaster but, for some, life was still a cabaret. Learn more.

July 27 thru August 10

Goldilocks — The True Tails

The world premiere of a children's play presented by the Friends of Niagara University Theatre, performed by NURT during the summer from June 27 through August 10, 2008. What really happened on that... Learn more.