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2012 American Theatre Wing
National Theatre Company Award


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'Bach at Leipzig' by Itamar Moses

Bach at Leipzig

by Itamar Moses


Directed by Cynthia Meier
Music Direction by Jake Sorgen

November 2–19, 2017

Thursday–Saturday 7:30 P.M., Sunday 2:00 P.M.
plus 2:00 P.M.matinees Saturday, November 11 & 18

Discussion with the cast and director follows all performances

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The Rogue Theatre at The Historic Y
300 East University Boulevard

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A comic imagining, in the vein of Stoppard, of 18th Century rivals gathering
to compete for the position of Leipzig's Thomaskantor.
Politics, religion, and fragile egos collide in a desperate competition
before their hopes are dashed by the history trumpeted in the title of the play.

Complete information on Bach at Leipzig





Celia, A Slave

Bach at Leipzig

The Grapes of Wrath

Three Tall Women

King Lear

Celia, A Slave
by Barbara Seyda
September 7–24, 2017

Bach at Leipzig
by Itamar Moses
November 2–19, 2017

The Grapes of Wrath
by John Steinbeck, adapted by Frank Galati
January 11–28, 2018

Three Tall Women
by Edward Albee
February 22–March 11, 2018

King Lear
by William Shakespeare
April 26–May 13, 2018


4-Play Season Ticket Packages are now on sale

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Click here to listen to Cynthia Meier and Joseph McGrath, co-founders of The Rogue Theatre,
as they reflect on why we chose the plays we did
and why we’re excited to share them with you.

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John & Joyce Ambruster
Play-Reading Series

Cloud Nine
by Caryl Churchill
Sunday October 1, 2017  2:00 P.M.

The River
by Jez Butterworth
Sunday December 3, 2017  2:00 P.M.

Don Juan in Hell
by George Bernard Shaw
Sunday February 4, 2018  2:00 P.M.

by Samuel Beckett
Sunday March 25, 2018  2:00 P.M.

Tickets $17 each play
General admission

Season tickets for all four plays $60
Season tickets for final three plays $45 (Does not include Cloud Nine)
Reserved seating

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Our Thirteenth Season


Celia, A Slave
September 2017

While set in the past, this unflinching, brutally honest play is relevant to many of the issues facing our nation to this day.
—Andrew Brown, Arizona Public Media

Images and thoughts from Celia keep tapping on my shoulder unexpectedly since Friday.
—Christopher Wendel, Audience Member

Incredible, important, and heart breaking.
—Chrysta Faye, Audience Member

Friends, do something for your soul and go see Celia, A Slave,
a most-timely and remarkable production by the The Rogue Theatre,
written by our very own Barbara Seyda, a brilliant genius.
Actors are fully embodied and incredible, choreography by Barbea Williams is magic,
music by Jake Sorgen and Vicki Brown lifts the theatre,
and incredible direction and staging by Cynthia Meier brings to life the cruelty and grace of a horrific era.
A story set in 1855 Missouri could not have more relevance to every year that followed, including this one.
Art is what we need. Go see it.
—Kimi Eisele, Audience Member

The Cast of 'Celia, A Slave'


Producer Andrew Brown of Arizona Public Meida has created a nine-minute video on Celia, A Slave,
with footage from two rehearsals and interviews with actors and the director.


Vaune Suitt as Celia and Sterling Boyns as George

Vaune Suitt as Celia and Sterling Boyns as George

At the dance

At the Dance


Don't tell this story

“Don’t tell this story”

Photos by Tim Fuller

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