​There is a lot for our majors and "friends of the theatre" to keep organized, and here we'll help you do just that. Whether you are a major wanting to know what's next, a non-major working on crew for one of our shows, or a student looking for your next opportunity, this is the material you will need to succeed.


Want to know what's coming up next in The Playhouse? Visit our Master Calendar​.


The Birthday Party begins rehearsal August 27, 2016. In the company and need more information? The full rehearsal schedule will be available here​.

AUDITIONS​ & Backstage opportunities

Auditions for the two Fall shows, The Birthday Party  and The Women of Lockerbie, will take place August 25 & 26 at 3:00* & 7:00 in The Playhouse Main Stage. Anyone interested in backstage positions should also attend one of these time slots. Here are the specifics:

For THE BIRTHDAY PARTY auditions...Please come to auditions having read the script (which can be found he​re​). You will be asked to read sides from the script, British dialect preferred.

For THE WOMEN OF LOCKERBIE auditions...Theatre Arts majors are asked to come prepared with a 90-second to two-minute memorized contemporary American or British monologue (in a dialect from the show if you feel comfortable). Everyone will be asked to read sides from the script​​.
*​Please note that WOMEN OF LOCKERBIE auditions will only take place during the 7:00 audition slots.

Auditions for the two Spring shows, a world premiere production Kappa Kappa Scream and Romeo & Juliet, will take place November 28 & 29 at 3:00 & 7:00 in The Playhouse. Going on Study Away and you won't be on campus? Not to worry, we'll be accepting video submissions! Never put together a video audition? Here are a few tips​ to help you!

Theatre Arts Department HandBook​

Every theatre arts major needs a handbook, but there is also information on crew positions for our productions in this guide. Find what you're looking for here​.


Need to find an important play to design for class? Looking for a monologue to do at an audition? Interested in Elizabethan drama? This is a list of plays​ that we think you should read by the time you graduate Furman.


Not sure which classes you need to take when and in which order? Here is a basic layout of when classes will be offered. It might not be the exact same semester every time, but this gives you a good idea of how to plan your four years in Furman Theatre.

CLASS OF 2018 AND 2020

Class​  Fall​ Spring ​​
 Freshman THA-120
THA-101, THA-115
 Sophomore THA-210 THA-211, THA-316(7)
 Junior THA-elective, THA-116 THA-310, THA-elective
 Senior THA-315

CLASS OF 2017, 2019, AND 2021

Class  Fall​ Spring 
 Freshman THA-120
 Sophomore THA-116 THA-115, THA-elective
 Junior THA-210, THA-315 THA-211, THA-316(7)
 Senior THA-elective
THA-310, THA-430

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