Past Seasons

Past MainStage Productions

365 DAYS/365 PLAYS by Suzan-Lori Parks
December 10-11, 2021
Directed by Marta Rainer

SMALL MOUTH SOUNDS by Bess Wohl.
May 28-30, 2021
Directed by Marta Rainer. 

STUPID F*CKING BIRD by Aaron Posner.
November 14-17, 2019
Directed by Marta Rainer. 

SHE KILLS MONSTERS by Qui Nguyen.
April 11-14, 2019
Directed by Marta Rainer.

RHINOCEROS by Eugene Ionesco.
November 15-18, 2018
Directed by Marta Rainer.

DECISIONS
April 19-22, 2018
Written by students with creative direction from Lois Roach and Nora Hussey.

WORKING, A MUSICAL from the book by Studs Terkel.
Adapted by Stephen Schwartz & Nina Fasso.
November 15-19, 2017
Directed by Nora Hussey. Musical Direction by Jenny Tang.

Other Past Events:

2021-2022

September 14, 2021
Workshop: Commedia dell'Arte with Accademia dell'Arte
Participate in a workshop and learn more about ADA's Study Abroad program in Tuscany, Italy!.

September 15, 2021
British American Drama Academy- London Theatre Program Info Session & Workshop (virtual). Learn more about BADA's London Theatre Program! 

September 16, 2021
British American Drama Academy- Shakespeare in London Program Info Session (virtual). Learn more about BADA's Shakespeare in London Study Abroad Program!

November 3-16, 2021
WCT Pop-Up Teasers
Keep an eye out all around campus for pop-up teasers from the cast of WCT's 365 Days/365 Plays. Follow @wellesleycollegetheatre on Instagram to be in the know!

November 4, 2021
Hadestown Trip
Program Field Trip to see the Broadway Tour.

November 7, 2021
Screening of WITCH by the Huntington Theatre

December 20, 2021
WCT Fourth Annual Fall Showcase
A free, live performance of original works featuring the combined forces of all Fall 2021 Theatre Studies courses.

 

2020-2021

October 2, 2020
Theatre Studies Comedy Class Standup/(sit down) Virtual Midterm
15 students perform rapid-fire original funny for your Friday night enjoyment. Registration required.

October 14, 2020
Theatre Studies Virtual Fall Showcase!
An annual joining of the creative forces of the Fall Theatre Studies courses to produce integrated, original works! Free and one night only!

December 10 & 11, 2020
The Joy Library
An entirely original virtual performance created by the students of THST 355: Devising Theatre.

March 24th, 2021 - 7:30pm
Virtual Cabaret Showcase
Presented by students of THST 276: Storytelling Through Song

May 11, 2021 - 7pm
Virtual Directing Showcase 
Original short works presented by students of THST 306: Advanced Directing (Lois Roach)

May 15, 2021 - 12pm
"Auditioning for Mary" - by John ADEkoje 
Presented by Wellesley Repertory Theatre for the Boston Theatre Marathon
Starring: Sarah Nwafor '20, Directed by Marta Rainer

June 4-6, 2021 (REUNION event - Virtual Reading)
LOSING THE RING IN THE RIVER by Brigid Ames '81
Directed by Hannah McGovern Gross '13. Featuring: Lisa Foley (WRT), Jenny Caplan '01, Michelle Atwood '19)

 

2019-2020

"Quick Draw McGraw" Writing workshop with Lexy Leuszler - Literary Manager of the O'Neill 1:30, ALH102

Movement Theatre Workshop with Nhandan Chirco of Accademia dell'Arte/Grotowski 6:30, RNJ

British American Drama Academy Dean Eunice Roberts - 3:15, Auditorium

Actors From The London Stage bring Twelth Night to campus - free & open to the public

Broad Comedy brings their award-winning feminist sketch comedy to campus - free & open to the public

Fall Showcase - Annual!

BOW Artist Residency: New York Neo-Futurists & THE INFITITE WRENCH
Multiple performances/workshops by this award-winning experimental theatre company on the Wellesley and Babson campuses.

Reading: WOUNDED by Sarah Lord DS’20 - Theatre Studies Thesis in Playwriting and Adaptation

Reading: FLOOD by Alicia Olivo ‘20 - Independent Study in Playwriting - Recipient of the Daniels’ Fellowship