2023-24 Season

The College of Professional Studies Health & Safety Guidelines

As of Saturday, March 12, 2022 the PLU campus has moved to a mask-optional policy in concert with changes at the state level and recommendations of the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department. In addition, the university will no longer mandate proof of vaccination for visitors attending campus events.

Off Broadway: a musical revue

Performances: October 6 @ 7:30pm and October 7 @ 5:30pm; Eastvold Auditorium

Directors: Tom Smith and Kody Smith
Music Director: Amy Boers
Choreographer: Taya Lovejoy

An evening of songs from musicals that have never appeared on Broadway, performed by PLU’s brightest talents! (Adult Content Included)

Macbeth by Shakespeare

Performances: November 9-11 @ 7:30pm; Eastvold Auditorium

Director: Jeff Clapp
Assistant Director: Mykahla George

On his return from war, three strange witches offer Macbeth the prospect of ultimate control. Desperate for a new future, he and his wife set out to make it a reality with devastating costs.

Alpha Psi Omega presents

Melancholy Play by Sarah Ruhl

Performances: December 7-9 @ 7:30pm; Studio Theatre

Director: Peyton Noreen

Tilly’s melancholy is of an exquisite quality. She turns her melancholy into a sexy thing, and every stranger she meets falls in love with her. One day, inexplicably, Tilly becomes happy, and wreaks havoc on the lives of her paramours. Frances, Tilly’s hairdresser, becomes so melancholy that she turns into an almond. It is up to Tilly to get her back.

PLU Dance Team presents


December 8 & 9 @ 7:30pm; Eastvold Auditorium

Choreography: PLU Dance Team and student choreographers

A remarkable evening of original choreography by PLU Dance Team and student choreographers.

Jasper in Deadland the musical by Hunter Foster and Ryan Scott Oliver

March 14-16 @ 7:30pm and March 17 @ 2pm; Eastvold Auditorium

Director: Tom Smith
Music Director: Amy Boers

This fresh, compelling pop-rock musical, inspired by the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice, follows 16-year-old Jasper Jarvis as he travels through the afterlife on a mission to save his best friend, Agnes.

Alpha Psi Omega presents

Peter and the Starcatcher

Play by Rick Elice, music by Wayne Barker

April 18-20 @ 7:30pm; Studio Theatre

Director: Kody Smith

A wildly theatrical adaptation of the novel, that upends the century-old story of how a miserable orphan becomes Peter Pan.

DANCE 2024

Performances: April 26-27 @ 7:30pm; Eastvold Auditorium
Concert Executive Director: Sarah Seder

A dynamic and spectacular night of dance with choreography by faculty, guest artists, and students.

The Clay Crows presents

Legend of Crow: A choose your own adventure play

May 16-18 @ 7:30pm; Studio Theatre

Lead Deviser: Marilyn Willis

PLU’s Improv Troupe takes on long-form comedy. This show would be a full length anthology type play that is entirely improvised and guided by the audience.

Spotlight Season Ticket Prices

Off-Broadway, Macbeth, Jasper in Deadland and DANCE 2024

$16 General admission

$12 Seniors (60+), military, alumni, and PLU community (faculty & staff)

$8 Immediate family of performers and attendees under 18

Free for PLU students with ID

Student Season Ticket Prices

Melancholy Play, Dance Team Winter Showcase, Peter and the Starcatcher, and Legend of Crow
$5 General admission

Please note that tickets will be sold at the door only. Additionally, please be aware that credit and debit cards will be the only form of payment accepted.