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December 2021

From aristocrat to holy fool: Tolstories

December 2 - December 4
The Playhouse
$5
performance poster showing masked man and unmasked man, Doug Berky

In a special performance, Furman Department of Theatre Arts and master storyteller Doug Berky present an original adaptation of selected Leo Tolstoy short stories. Showtimes are: Thursday, Dec. 2, 7:30 p.m. (Furman Community only) Friday, Dec. 3, 7:30 p.m. (open to public) Saturday, Dec. 4, 3 p.m. (open to public) Leo Tolstoy lived what one biographer described as a “profoundly Russian life.” While “profoundly Russian” may describe some aspects of Tolstoy’s life, it fails to capture the uniqueness of the…

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February 2022

Furman Theatre: “Admissions”

February 22, 2022 @ 7:30 pm - February 26, 2022 @ 7:30 pm
The Playhouse

by Joshua Harmon Feb. 22-26, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 27, 3 p.m. At a New England prep school, Sheri is head of admissions and is fighting to diversify the student body. But when her only son sets his sights on an Ivy League university, personal ambition collides with progressive values with convulsive results. A no-holds-barred look at privilege, power and hypocrisy. “Admissions” is winner of the 2018 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Play, and the 2018 Outer Critics Circle Award…

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Furman Theatre: “Admissions”

February 27, 2022 @ 3:00 pm
The Playhouse

by Joshua Harmon Feb. 22-26, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 27, 3 p.m. At a New England prep school, Sheri is head of admissions and is fighting to diversify the student body. But when her only son sets his sights on an Ivy League university, personal ambition collides with progressive values with convulsive results. A no-holds-barred look at privilege, power and hypocrisy. “Admissions” is winner of the 2018 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Play, and the 2018 Outer Critics Circle Award…

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April 2022

Furman Theatre: “On the Verge; or the Geography of Yearning”

April 5, 2022 @ 7:30 pm - April 9, 2022 @ 7:30 pm
The Playhouse

by Eric Overmyer April 5-9, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 10, 3 p.m. A mirthful safari leading from highest Himalaya to terra incognita, spinning into time travel and blending Tom Stoppard’s limber linguistics with Thornton Wilder’s historic overview. "Three 'sister sojourners,' each a prototypical Victorian lady explorer equipped with dialogue as pithy as their helmets, thwack their machetes through the wilderness while telling tales of past jaunts among the natives. As intrepid trekkers, they put the lie to any charge that…

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Furman Theatre: “On the Verge; or The Geography of Yearning”

April 10, 2022 @ 3:00 pm
The Playhouse

by Eric Overmyer April 5-9, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 10, 3 p.m. A mirthful safari leading from highest Himalaya to terra incognita, spinning into time travel and blending Tom Stoppard’s limber linguistics with Thornton Wilder’s historic overview. "Three 'sister sojourners,' each a prototypical Victorian lady explorer equipped with dialogue as pithy as their helmets, thwack their machetes through the wilderness while telling tales of past jaunts among the natives. As intrepid trekkers, they put the lie to any charge that…

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