• Theatre at Harding

    Enjoy exciting theatre designed for the whole family!

  • Musicals

    Big Fish - 2018

    Homecoming Info
  • Drama

    The Boys Next Door

  • Favorites

    It's A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play

  • Pied Pipers

    Children's Theatre Troupe

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  • Campus Players

    The Giver

  • Crazy in Love

    Student-directed one-acts

  • This is a photo of costumes and fabric in the Ulrey Performing Arts Center.

    Behind the scenes

    Constant opportunities for design, construction and management

  • Summer Theatre

    Three more shows each summer!

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Theatre Productions

The Department of Theatre at Harding University is a year-round production environment. Students, faculty and staff are learning and teaching in an exciting and interactive manner. Theatre activities include musicals and musical revues, children's theatre, comedies, tragedies, classical theatre and contemporary works. Theatre is alive and well at Harding University! Come join us!

The Department of Theatre has revised production plans for the spring semester due to health and hygiene protocols related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The spring production schedule will not be open to the public, but will be ticketed events at social distance with masks for Harding students, faculty and staff only. All productions this semester will be available as streaming events.

A Storytelling Event: Struggle Bus

Feb. 4-6 at 7 p.m. in the Administration Auditorium

Feb. 12-14 PPV Broadway on Demand

Upcoming Productions

Spring 2021 Theatre Productions

"We will every one be mask’d." —William Shakespeare, Love’s Labour’s Lost Act V, Sc. I

The Department of Theatre at Harding University has revised production plans for the spring semester due to health and hygiene protocols related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The spring production schedule will not be open to the public, but will be ticketed events at social distance with masks for Harding students, faculty and staff only. All productions this semester will be available as streaming events.

Struggle Bus

Feb. 4-6 at 7 p.m. in the Administration Auditorium
Feb. 12-14 PPV Broadway on Demand

Much Ado About Nothing

Feb. 18-20, 23-27 at 7 p.m. in the Ulrey Performing Arts Center
Feb. 26-28 PPV Broadway on Demand

Spring Sing

April 15-16 at 7 p.m. in the Benson Auditorium
April 17 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. in the Benson Auditorium
April 15-17 PPV

Pied Pipers

Feb. 13, Mar. 27, Apr. 17 at 11 a.m. in the Ulrey Performing Arts Center

One Act Play Festival

April 23, 24, 30, May 1 at 7 p.m. in the Ulrey Performing Arts Center

About

Every year, the Department of Theatre presents an average of nine fully-staged productions along with some sixty performances by the Pied Pipers. Over 36,000 patrons see Harding University Theatre each season. Most productions are presented in the Ulrey Performing Arts Center and the Benson Auditorium. Tickets for current shows are available online at hardingtickets.com.

Mission Statement: We are a Christ-centered theatre program that challenges students to develop superior artistic skills in order to serve others in the areas of ministry, education and professional theatre.

Theatre at Harding University is about creating a collaborative community on an artistic mission. The art of theatre integrates the fine arts, the humanities and the performing arts into one immersive experience for all of its participants. The purpose of the Theatre Department is to develop Christian artists into proficient theatre practitioners, educators and advocates. Students are guided in this collaboration by a talented faculty and staff who strive to model Christian values and vision in the creative process, in scholarship, in mentoring and in service.

Contact Us

University Box Office 501-279-4276

online ticket info  - www.hardingtickets.com

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