Season Brochure

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2007-08 Season


The Threepenny Opera
Music by Kurt WeillBook by Bertolt Brecht
English adaptation by Marc Bliztstein
Oct. 11-21, 2007
Laurie Theater
Directed by Eric Hill
Musical director Steven Bergman
Choreography by Avital Asuleen, B.A. ‘06
Scenic design by Karl Eigsti, faculty member
Costume design by AmEla Baksic, M.F.A. ‘95
Lighting design by Michael Chybowski, faculty member

Made possible through generous support from the Robin, Barbara and Malcolm L. Sherman Endowment for the Performing Arts.

Click here for the Backstage Broadcast for The Threepenny Opera at the Brandeis Theater Company to hear a behind the scenes story about the show.

The Three Musketeers
By Alexandre Dumas
Nov. 8-18, 2007
Laurie Theater
Directed by Stacy Klein and Matthew Glassman
Created by Double Edge Theatre Ensemble with the Brandeis Theater Company

Click here for the Backstage Broadcast, a downloadable podcast, for a behind the scenes look with Double Edge Theatre Founder and Artistic Director Stacy Klein and lead actor and Producing Director Carlos Uriona.


As You Like It
By William Shakespeare
Feb. 7-17, 2008
Laurie Theater
Directed by Adrianne Krstansky, faculty member

Click here to listen to the Backstage Broadcast, a conversation with Ramona Alexander, MFA'08 who plays Rosalind, Shakespeare's greatest heroine.


The Orphan of Zhao
Traditional Chinese folktale adapted by Mia Chung
March 27 – April 6, 2008
Mainstage Theater
Directed by Eric Hill and Naya Chang, M.F.A. ‘08
Original music composed by Yu-Hui Chang, faculty member
Performed by Jiebing Chen, erhu and Yangqin Zhao, hammered dulcimer
and members of Brandeis University’s Lydian String Quartet
Presented in partnership with MusicUnitesUS, Judith Eissenberg, director

Special added event: Jiebing Chen, erhu and Yangqin Zhao, hammered dulcimer and members of Brandeis University’s Lydian String Quartet will perform live in concert as part of the World Music Series on Saturday, March 29 at 8 p.m.

Made possible through generous support from the Jaffe Foundation, the Herbert and Kim Marie Beigel New Play Fund, the Ann ’56 and Clive Cummis Family Foundation and the Poses Fund.

Click here for the Backstage Broadcast at the Brandeis Theater Company, a short interview with directors Eric Hill and Naya Chang. A study guide for The Orphan of Zhao has been created; to download it, click here.