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: Thomas Kavanagh
An American couple, Wren and Arthur, are relocated to London. As Arthur becomes immersed in his new corporate lifestyle, the previously outgoing Wren retreats into an agoraphobic state, frozen by her fear until she is visited by a demon baby in the form of a garden gnome. This impish gnome...
Directed By: Roxana Martinez
LIVING OUT, by Lisa Loomer and directed by Roxana Martinez, tells the story of the complicated relationship between a Salvadoran nanny and the Anglo lawyer she works for. Both women are smart, hard-working mothers. Both want better lives for their children. The play explores what is the shared...
Directed By: Kelly McCrum
THIS IS OUR YOUTH by Kenneth Lonergan takes us into the apartment of Dennis Zeigler, a doped-up, manipulative twenty-something. When his troubled best friend Warren shows up with $15,000 dollars that he stole from his abusive father, they and their friend Jessica start having to face the...
Directed By: Mike Myers
God, subtitled A Comedy in One Act, is a play by Woody Allen. It was first published in 1975, along with Death, and other short stories in Woody Allen's book Without Feathers.
Directed By: Lindsay Samuel
Caryl Churchill’s A Number is an original work published in 2002 in London in association with the Royal Court Theatre. A Number was written when cloning was often in the news. Dolly the sheep, creation of human embryos at Advanced Cell Technology in the US, and the cloning of a kitten...