2021-22 Season

The School of Arts and Communication Health & Safety Guidelines

The School of Arts and Communication has established these guidelines for all performances open to external audiences:

  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination OR proof of negative COVID-19 PCR test taken within 72 hours of the start time prior to entry into the performance venue. Those under 12 are excluded.
  • Masks, covering the nose and mouth, are required for audiences throughout the entire performance.

PLU community members (those with a PLU ID) are exempt from showing additional proof of vaccination status since their status has already been submitted and reviewed through PLU channels.


by Craig Lucas

November 11-13 @ 7:30pm; Eastvold Auditorium
Director: Tom Smith

An absurdist comedy that follows Rachel as she runs away one Christmas Eve into a world and a future she could never have imagined! Tickets $5-10, available at the door only.

PLU Dance Team presents

Dance Team Winter Showcase

December 4 @ 7:30pm; Eastvold Auditorium
Choreography: PLU Dance Team and student choreographers

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


Vpstart Crow presents

Late: A Cowboy Love Song

by Sarah Ruhl

March 3-5 @ 7:30pm; Studio Theatre
Director: Peyton Noreen

Mary, always late and always married, longs to live a life she wants to live, regardless of the choices she’s already made.



Music and Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Book by Roger O. Hirson

March 17-19 @ 7:30pm and March 20 @ 2pm; Eastvold Auditorium
Director: Jeff Clapp
Music Director: Zachary Kellogg
Choreographer: Sarah Seder

Young prince Pippin searches for the secret to true happiness and fulfillment on his quest to be extraordinary.


DANCE 2022

April 29-30 @ 7:30pm; Eastvold Auditorium

Concert Adviser: Sarah Seder

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


Miranda’s Cafe

May 5-7 @ 7:30pm; Studio Theatre
Director: Tom Smith

An evening of student-written short plays set in Miranda’s coffee shop.


Night of Musical Theatre presents

Before the Parade Passes By:  Musical Reflection on the Discovery of Joy

May 13-14 @ 7:30pm; Eastvold Auditorium
Director: Riley Penland
Music Director: Marilyn Willis

A musical revue filled with incredible songs about taking action and embracing joy in life!

Spotlight Season Ticket Prices

$10 general admission

$5 seniors (60+), military, alumni, and PLU community (faculty/staff/families)

Free for PLU students and 17 and younger

Student Season Ticket Prices

$5 general admission

Please note that for the 2021-22 academic year, tickets will be sold at the door only to assist with verifying guests’ vaccination status and negative Covid-19 testing results. Additionally, please be aware that credit and debit cards will be the only form of payment accepted.

Make ’em Laugh: a musical revue

October 1-2 @ 7:30pm; Eastvold Auditorium
Director: Jeff Clapp and Caylin Morrison ’23
Music Director: Zachary Kellogg
Choreographer: Sarah Seder

A hilarious evening of comedic songs performed by PLU’s brightest talents!

Alpha Psi Omega presents

The Laramie Project

by Moisés Kaufman and members of the Tectonic Theater Project

November 5-6 @ 7:30pm and November 7 @ 2pm; Studio Theatre
Director: Dylan Ruggeri

A breathtaking theatrical collage about the tragic assault of gay college student Matthew Shepard exploring the depths to which humanity can sink and the heights of compassion to which it can rise.