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Productions

Due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic: all Theatre Program performances and public events for the rest of the Spring 2020 semester have been canceled.  Thank you for your understanding!

All performances are held in Todd Theatre on the University of Rochester's River Campus. Stay informed, subscribe to our mailing list today!

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Welcome Season 30

Fall 2020


The Government Inspector

By Nikolai Gogol, adapted by Nigel Maister

December 11–13, 2020

The UR International Theatre Program ventures into online territory with its inaugural production adapted, designed and directed specifically for the online world!  Join us for a contemporary take on Nikolai Gogol's celebrated political satire The Government Inspector.  With a cast of 47, including students and alumni located across the US and as far away as Guatemala and China, The Government Inspector is considered the greatest theatrical comedy written in the Russian language.  An hilarious satire on the (alas) all too familiar human traits of self-dealing, corruption, greed, and abuse of power, The Government Inspector will seem all too familiar, while making you laugh and think.  The production--a truly global intergenerational theatrical endeavor--is expected to open in early December.  Subscribe to our mailing list for updates!

How to view The Government Inspector

All 8pm evening shows can be accessed at: https://vimeo.com/event/517719/b8e07e905a

All 2pm matinees can be accessed at: https://vimeo.com/event/517750/6e0205ca17

Watch the trailer here!

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Spring 2021


Terminal 3

By Lars Noren, Marita Lindholm Gochman (translator)

April 30–May 2, 2021

Two couples.  Separated by 20 years.  One waiting room.  Bookended by life's milestones of birth and death, a man and a woman confront the ghosts of their past and the delicate reconciliation that a future might potentially hold.  An extraordinarily intimate, subtle, and moving exploration of the ties that bind and those that rend asunder, Terminal 3 by Lars Norén (Sweden's preeminent contemporary dramatist) is both richly indebted to Beckett, Pinter, and, indeed, Albee, while charting an aesthetic course all of Norén’s own.  Both an ode and a requiem, this delicate work about memory and loss moves the online theatrical explorations of the UR International Theatre Program forward and into new territory.  Neither play nor movie, the production straddles the hybridity of this particular cultural moment in new and exciting ways.  5 Performances Only

5 Performances OnlyPLEASE NOTE:  Performances are not on-demand and cannot be downloaded for later viewing.  They are only available on the dates and at the times listed.

How to view Terminal 3

All 8pm evening shows can be viewed here.

All 3pm matinees can be viewed here.

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