Duke Players Productions
Duke Players is the student organization in the Department of Theater Studies.
Its members support the Department's productions by running auditions and working on production crews, promoting participation in theater by all Duke students, and by representing the interests of students who are involved in Theater Studies. Duke Players also produces one lab production each semester in addition to the Orientation Show it produces to acquaint incoming freshmen with the riches of theater at Duke. Learn more about Duke Players Laboratory.
Directed By: Sophie Caplin
Duke Players kicks off Orientation Week and the new school year with an edgy and hilarious political comedy, Lauren Gunderson's The Taming. Student director Sophie Caplin has assembled a knock-out cast of talented actresses to tackle this very timely piece. Midnight shows on August 26...
Directed By: Jaybird O'Berski
Theater Studies major Nancy Merlin brings the heat to this one-person show written by Italy's most important playwriting couple, Franca Rame and Dario Fo. Two performances only, December 2 and 3 in Brody Theater, guaranteed to be off the chain!
Directed By: Nancy Merlin
Written by Duke student Faye Goodwin, The Braveness of Jane works on multiple levels, offering an entertaining story rich in its exploration of mental health, depression and personal discovery. When Jane receives an anonymous letter from someone begging to be rescued, she embarks on a...
Directed By: Kari Barclay
Eurydice by Sarah Ruhl is a luminous retelling of the Orpheus myth, lush and limpid as a dream where both author and audience swim in the magical, sometimes menacing, and always thrilling flow of the unconscious. With contemporary characters and ingenious plot twists, the play is a fresh look at...