Current Season

Theater Studies 


Mary Shelley

By Helen Edmundson 

Directed by Nora Hussey

November 12- 16

Ruth Nagel Jones Theatre
Evening: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday @7pm
Matinee: Saturday, Sunday @2pm


“We cannot let our lives be small. There is no life but loving.”  This compelling new drama explores a crucial episode in the early life of Mary Shelley-Her meeting and scandalous elopement with Percy Bysshe Shelley and its consequences for those who loved her.

$15 General admission
$10 Seniors, Students, Staff
Box Office: 781-283-2000

Reservations necessary:






Artie Shaw and His Cinderella 

By Joan Martin Burke
Directed by Lois Roach, faculty member


December 15
@ 7pm in the Ruth Nagel Jones Theatre


Artie Shaw - a leading bandleader in the swing era - has just died. He finds himself detained in a bare, drab room adjacent to the Main Room - awaiting asignment to his final destination. When he learns that his fate is to be decided by the votes from his eight ex-wives, his chances of reaching the Main Room are in jeopardy. Will he make it or not?  



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