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UMass alum Kathleen Doyle '92 uses her theater-making skills to raise awareness of climate change

Friday, November 19, 2021

The video is only a few seconds long, but it’s poignant: A life-size polar bear puppet, constructed of lacey white fabric that evokes snowflakes, shuffles into a New York city bodega. She finds the...

Celebrating the Arts at UMass

Monday, November 1, 2021

On Oct. 26, friends of UMass and the arts gathered to celebrate the arts on campus with a series of presentations marking the renaming of our building, now the Randolph W. Bromery Center for the...

Finn Lefevre '17G works at the leading edge of trans and theater scholarship

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

  Finn Lefrevre Finn Lefevre '17G is a trans non-binary scholar who first came to the Department of Theater at UMass Amherst as a graduate student in dramaturgy, and has now won a following among u...

Justin Townsend '97 becomes the first UMass Theater design alum to win a Tony

Monday, September 27, 2021

Moulin Rouge won an impressive ten Tony Awards at Sunday’s ceremony, but for UMass Theater, one win was particularly wonderful: Lighting Designer Justin Townsend ’97 became the first UMass Theater...

UMass Theater announces its 2021-2022 season

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Laughter, inspiration, and a little well-placed cathartic rage — we return to our theaters with a 2021-2022 season that embraces all of those and more as we reckon with the past 18 months and look...