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Second Stage Productions is a student-driven outlet for the creation of innovative theatre in the MSU Department of Theatre. Students are encouraged to express themselves through directing, acting, design, and production in a collective, experimental atmosphere of trial and error. Through this production organization, students are given the opportunity to think imaginatively in order to achieve their vision for storytelling on the stage.


2017-2018 Season

$5 - General Admission: Tickets are available at the door.

12 Angry Jurors

Directed by Josiah Masvero

Studio Theatre
March 28, 29, 30 at 7:30pm

A 19-year-old man has just stood trial for the fatal stabbing of his father. "He doesn't stand a chance," mutters the guard as the 12 jurors are taken into the bleak jury room. It looks like an open-and-shut case—until one of the jurors begins opening the others' eyes to the facts. 

Check Please
Directed by C. Rose Widmann

Arena Theatre
April 27 at 7:30pm
April 28 at 2:00pm and 7:30pm

A hilarious farce about first dates gone wrong. From self-enamored egomaniacs to people with multiple personalities including a screeching monkey, the play navigates the trials and tribulations of the dating scene.



Student Production Application

Student Production Director's Handbook