Pomp and Circumstance Theatre Arts Furman University

The birthday party

September 28-October 1 & 6-8 at 8pm
October 2 & 9 at 3pm

by Harold Pinter
directed by Rhett Bryson

"What's remarkable is how Pinter's voice and stylistic tics - the non-sequiturs, the banter that turns into bullying, the edgy jokes and disconcerting pauses - arrived fully formed in his first full-length work." - Charles Spencer, The Telegraph

These Shining Lives Theatre Arts Furman University

The Women of Lockerbie

November 9-12 & 17-19 at 8pm
November 13 & 20 at 3pm

by Deborah Brevoort
directed by guest artist Jayce T. Tromsness

"...a moving play that deals with the psychological effects of a tragedy...Brevoort's script hinges on the 1988 crash of Pan Am Flight 103 in Lockerbie Scotland, tells the story of fictional characters whose grief for the loss of a loved one is transformative." - Lucia Camargo Rojas, The Post and Courier

Single tickets go on sale October 31.


December 2 & 3 at 8pm
December 3 at 3pm​

by guest-artist-in-residence Doug Berky
Season Subscribers attend FREE!

For over 35 years Doug Berky has toured his performance work of physical comedy, mask theatre, and storytelling. Join us for his return to The Playhouse stage. From classic physical comedy “schtick” to heartwarming world tales, this is an eclectic visual mask theatre experience you will not want to miss! Just $10 general admission and $5 for students!

Tickets available for purchase each night at the door - cash or check ONLY!

The Imaginary Invalid Theatre Arts Furman University


February 8-11 & 16-18 at 8pm
February 12 at 3pm
February 10 & 17 at midnight

a world premiere production 
by Randall David Cook
directed by Jay Oney

Join us in welcoming Furman alum, Randall David Cook, back to The Playhouse as our 2017 Playwright-in-Residence! You may remember his work from 2013's Pomp & Circumstance. Sponsored by the Duke Fine Arts Initiative.

Single tickets go on sale January 30.

These Shining Lives Theatre Arts Furman University

Romeo & Juliet

March 29-April 1 & 6-8 at 8pm
April 2 & 9 at 3pm

by William Shakespeare
co-directed by Maegan Azar & Thomas Azar

"Romeo and Juliet's mutual attraction is instant and intense and only grows in passion and love until the end of the play. You know the story." - Manning Harris, Atlanta INtown​​​​

Single tickets go on sale March 20.

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