The theatre program is an integral part of the Kreft Fine Arts Program. Shows, classes, collaborations with other departments and work study positions offer a wide variety of opportunities for participation.

The Kreft Black Box Theatre

The Kreft Black Box Theatre is a 60’x60’ flexible performance space that hosts two theatre productions, multiple concerts, guest speakers, receptions, and other activities every year.

Theatre Features

  • A sound control system that features a 80+ channel Allen and Heath digital mixer and snake.
  • Support and communications equipment capable of producing musicals.
  • Lighting equipment that includes a Leprechaun light board, complete catwalk access to all lighting positions, ninety-six circuits, over 100 instruments, a computer controlled projection system and a variety of special effects.
  • Scene shop that offers storage, construction and painting facilities to produce fully realized scenic environments.
  • Costume and properties labs that contain hundreds of pieces of period and contemporary stock, including costumes for the annual Boar’s Head Festival.
  • Male and female dressing rooms.

Theatre Department

Learn more about the Theatre Department by navigating to the Theatre Department page here.

Productions

You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown (Revised)

April 6, 7, 8 at 8:00 p.m. & April 9 at 2:00 p.m.
Kreft Center Black Box Theater
Tickets: $12 ($7 students and seniors)
You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown (Revised) is a fresh approach to the 1967 classic. Sally Brown joins Charlie Brown, Linus, Lucy, Schroeder and Snoopy in this version. Two new songs, “Beethoven Day” and “My New Philosophy,” have been added to the twelve wonderful numbers of the original version. A program note says that the time of the action is “an average day in the life of Charlie Brown, a day made up of little moments picked from all the days of Charlie Brown, from Valentine’s Day to the baseball season, from wild optimism to utter despair, all mixed in with the lives of his friends (both human and non-human) and strung together on the string of a single day, from bright uncertain morning to hopeful starlit evening.”