• 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!

Upcoming Productions

2019-2020 HU THEATRE

Matilda” – Homecoming Musical – Benson Auditorium

October 18, 19, 2019

$18 or $20 Reserved Seating

Pied Pipers – Heritage Auditorium

October 19, 2019

All performances are FREE

Miss Bennet Christmas at Pemberley” – Ulrey Performing Arts Center

November 14-16, 2019

$10 General Admission

Pied Pipers Christmas Show

December 7, 2019

Hands on a Hardbody” – Ulrey Performing Arts Center

February 20-23,29, March 1, 2020

$15 General Admission

The Little Prince - Ulrey Performing Arts Center

March 26-28, 2020

$5 Donations to Campus Players

Spring Sing 2020 “Once Upon a Time” – Benson Auditorium

April 9-11, 2020

$15 - $25 Reserved Seating

Pied Pipers Spring Show – Heritage Auditorium

April 11, 2020

Student One-Act Festival - Ulrey Performing Arts Center

April 17, 18, 24, 25, 2020


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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