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Rhinoceros Play

From the University Theatre March 2018 production of "Rhinoceros".

Auditions and technical interviews for the University Theatre’s spring productions will be held on Jan. 13, 5-8 p.m. and  Jan. 14, 6-9 p.m. at the University Theatre in Xavier Hall.

The auditions and interviews are by appointment and open to the SLU community. Contact the production office at produce@slu.edu for an appointment.

Audition Requirements

The Misanthrope
Requirements include one comedic, classical monologue, memorized (for example, a monologue from any of Shakespeare's comedies or any Molière play) 

Godspell
Requirements include 1. A 32-bar (60-90 second) cut of a contemporary musical theatre song (suggested style of Jason Robert Brown, Stephen Schwartz, Folk Rock, Contemporary Gospel or pop). Choose something that allows your character to shine through. We encourage you to show us your upbeat, zany and energetic side. An accompanist will be provided – please bring sheet music.  2. A short contemporary monologue (30-60 seconds) from a play or musical.

2018-19 University Theatre Season

We are delighted this season to continue our affiliation with the Kranzberg Arts Foundation and look forward to you joining us at our various performance spaces. Thursday through Saturday performances begin at 8 p.m., Sunday matinees start at 2 p.m.  There will be an additional matinee on Saturday, March 2, 2019 at 2 p.m. due to the limited seating at the Kranzberg Arts Center.  A seating policy will also be in place at the Kranzberg Arts Center. Unfilled seats will be released seven minutes prior to the start of the show. Your cooperation is appreciated.

"Eurydice" by Sarah Ruhl
Oct. 11-14, 2018 | The Grandel

A reimagining of the classic Orpheus myth through the eyes of its heroine. Dark humor, plots twists and visual effects offer a contemporary look at a classic love story. Directed by Tom Martin.

"The Crucible" by Arthur Miller
 Nov. 29-Dec. 2, 2018 | University Theatre, Xavier Hall

The 1953 Tony Award winner for Best Play is a powerful drama about the Salem witch trials. The story of one Puritan community reveals the destruction caused by mass hysteria and socially sanctioned violence. Directed by Lucy Cashion.

"The Misanthrope" by Molière 
February 28-March 3, 2019 |  Kranzberg Arts Center

 Considered one of the most celebrated plays ever written, this 17th century comedy of manners looks at the hypocrisy of society and the consequences of total honesty. Directed by Lucy Cashion.  

Seating policy in place for this venue: Any unfilled seats will be released seven minutes prior to the start of the show. Your cooperation is appreciated.

"Godspell" by Stephen Schwartz and John-Michael Tebelak 
April 25-28, 2019, The Grandel

The 2012 retelling of the original musical based on the gospel of St. Matthew. New arrangements and contemporary references take us on a rousing journey through the parables of Jesus. Directed by Stephanie Tennill.

U Theatre Tickets

Tickets for University Theatre performances can be purchased through Metrotix at 314-534-1111 or search SLU at metrotix.com (fees apply) and at the performance venue one hour prior to curtain. Tickets are also available at the University Theatre Box Office in Xavier Hall from noon to 3 p.m., Tuesday through Friday, during performance weeks. Season tickets can also be purchased through this order form.

Season Tickets:   $30 - Regular  |  $20 - Student (from any school w/ID)
Individual Tickets:  $9 - Regular | $6 - Student (from any school w/ID)

All seating is general admission. Reserved seating is available for groups.

University Theatre Parking

The University Theatre is located in Xavier Hall on the Saint Louis University campus at 3733 West Pine Mall, one block east of Vandeventer Boulevard and one block south of Lindell Boulevard. Parking for performances at this venue is available in the Queen's Daughters Hall lot located at 3730 Lindell Blvd.

Parking for the Kranzberg Arts Foundation venues as follows:

  • The Grandel, 3610 Grandel Square - Public garage or street parking
  • Kranzberg Arts Center, 501 N. Grand - Public garage or street parking