2010-11 Notre Dame theater season to open Sept. 30

Author: Chris Sopczynski

Mainstage Theatre

The University of Notre Dame’s Department of Film, Television and Theatre will present four plays in its 2010-11 theater season, beginning Sept. 30 (Thursday) with “The Bible: The Complete Word of God (abridged)” by Adam Long, Reed Martin and Austin Tichenor and additional material by Matthew Croke.

The play takes a condensed and humorous look at the best-selling book in history. Performance dates are Sept. 30 to Oct. 2 at 7:30 p.m., Oct. 3 at 2:30 and 7:30 p.m., Oct. 5 to 8 at 7:30 p.m., and Oct. 10 at 2:30 p.m.

The remaining plays of FTT theater season are:

  • “Boy Gets Girl” by Rebecca Gilman – This thriller addresses the adult dating scene and when pursuit crosses the line to stalking. It will be performed on Nov. 11 and 12 at 7:30 p.m., Nov. 14 at 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Nov 16 to 20 at 7:30 p.m., and Nov. 21 at 2:30 p.m.
  • “Proof” by David Auburn – This story explores the link between genius, madness and human relationships and how they can be as difficult and uncertain as establishing a mathematical proof. It will be performed Feb. 17 to 19 at 7:30 pm., Feb. 20 at 2:30 p.m., Feb. 22 to 26 at 7:30 p.m., and Feb 27 at 2:30 p.m.
  • “The Two Gentlemen of Verona” by William Shakespeare – In partnership with the Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival, this tale of friendship and romance is one of the Bard’s earliest and most lyrical comedies and will be performed Apr. 5 to 9 at 7:30 p.m., and Apr. 10 at 2:30 p.m.

For ticket information contact the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center Ticket Office at 574-631-2800 or online. Theater subscriptions are now discounted at 50 percent off and purchasers are eligible for a reduced-price ticket to the upcoming Actors From The London Stage presentation of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream “ by William Shakespeare.