Michigan State University
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Department of Theatre
2002-2003 Season
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Mainstage Schedule


by Carl Djerassi and Roald Hoffman
Special Public Performance
September 29, 2000 - One time only
Pasant Theatre

Science collides with politics and personal ambition in this play about the discovery of oxygen and a meeting in 1774 of the three men who claimed it. In the tradition of Michael Frayns "Copenhagen" and Tom Stoppards "Arcadia".

Three in the Back, Two in the Head

by Jason Sherman
October 15 - 20, 2002
Arena Theatre

Startling revelation of cover-up in government security.

A Midsummer Nights Dream

by William Shakespeare
November 7 - 9 and 14 - 17, 2002
Pasant Theatre

When you're in love who knows what, when, who, or why? A shimmering and lighter-than-air exploration of love and lovers.

The Cider House Rules - Parts 1 and 2

January 28 - February 1, 2003
Arena Theatre

Adapted by Peter Parnell from the novel by John Irving. Conceived for the Stage by Tom Hulce, Jane Jones, and Peter Parnell.

A Raisin in the Sun

by Lorraine Hansberry
February 13 - 15 and 20 - 23, 2003
Fairchild Theatre

A new staging of the American classic about an African-American family living in Chicago presented with a chance for a better life.

Pruning the Family Tree

an Original Play by Daniel Gordon
March 25 - 30, 2003
Arena Theatre

A family comedy about legacy and the gene pool.


by Rodgers and Hammerstein
April 10 - 12 and 17 - 20, 2003
Pasant Theatre

A glorious tribute to the American sprit that changed the American musical theatre forever.