Auditions, Master Classes and Performances

2022-2023 season

Tickets available at the door: General public $10, College community $5, free for Eckerd students

At least two student performances are held each academic year!

Fall 2022

Monty Python’s Edukational Show

Written by Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, and Michael
Palin

Directed by Gavin Hawk

From the brilliant minds behind the legendary comedy group Monty Python’s Flying Circus, the Edukational Show is a hilarious evening of some of the Python’s greatest sketches and songs.

Performances:

  • November 2 @ 7 p.m.
  • November 3 @ 7 p.m.
  • November 4 @ 7 p.m.
  • November 5 @ 2 p.m.

Location: Bininger Center for Performing Arts

Children’s Letters to God

Book by Stuart Hample
Music by David Evans
Lyrics by Douglas J. Cohen

Directed by Jaylie Barnes

Based on the international bestselling book by Stuart Hample and Eric Marshall, Children’s Letters to God is a musical that follows the lives of five young friends as they voice beliefs, desires, questions and doubts common to everyone, but most disarmingly expressed by children.

Performances:

  • November 17 @ 7 p.m.
  • November 18 @ 7 p.m.
  • November 19 @ 2 p.m.

Location: Bininger Center for Performing Arts

Spring 2023

Eleemosynary

By Lee Blessing

Directed by Cynthia Totten

With subtle humor, Eleemosynary explores the delicate, poignant relationship of three remarkable women: the independent strong-willed eccentric Dorothea; her brilliant daughter Artie who fled the stifling domination of her mother; and Artie’s daughter Echo, a child of exceptional intellect and sensitivity whom Artie abandoned for Dorothea to raise.

Performances:

  • February 15 @ 7 p.m.
  • February 16 @ 7 p.m.
  • February 17 @ 7 p.m.
  • February 18 @ 2 p.m.

Location: Bininger Center for Performing Arts

Tickets available at the door or online.

Spring Awakening

Book and Lyrics by Steven Sater
Music by Duncan Sheik

Directed by Gavin Hawk

An angsty rock musical adaptation of the seminal play about the trials and tribulations of growing up, Spring Awakening explores the journey from adolescence to adulthood with a poignancy and passion that is illuminating and unforgettable. The landmark musical is an electrifying fusion of morality, sexuality and rock and roll that is exhilarating audiences across the nation like no other musical in years.

Performances:

  • April 19 @ 7 p.m.
  • April 20 @ 7 p.m.
  • April 21 @ 7 p.m.
  • April 22 @ 2 p.m.

Location: Bininger Center for Performing Arts

Past productions

Spring

2022The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

2021Heathers: The Musical

2019Scenes from Metamorphoses

2018 – Failure: A Love Story

2017The Nether

2016The Best of Everything

2015Eurydice

2014 – The Tempest

2013Fuddy Meers

2012Dark Play or Stories for Boys

2011The Gamester

2010Working: A Musical

2009Rain. Some Fish. No Elephants.

2008A Stone That Sings

2007Alice Through Glass

Fall