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From the University Theatre's April 2019 production of "Godspell."

2019-20 University Theatre Season

Due to the University's Covid-19 response, the final show of the 2019-20 University Theatre season, Mr. Burns, A Post Electric Play, has been cancelled. Season ticket holders who paid by check have been contacted regarding a refund. Those who paid by credit cards will be contacted by MetroTix. If you have chosen to receive a refund, rather than donating the remaining cost of your season tickets to the theatre program and have questions, please contact us at As always, we appreciate your patronage and support of the University Theatre.

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" Twelfth Night" by William Shakespeare
Oct. 10-13, 2019 | The Grandel

The season opens with the William Shakespeare classic "Twelfth Night." Separated in a shipwreck, twins Viola and Sebastian each think the other is dead. The stranded Viola disguises herself as a man leading to a comical love triangle. Trickery, confusion and romantic hijinks abound in this most beloved of Shakespeare’s comedies. Directed by Nancy Bell.

"Rabbit Hole"   by David Lindsay-Abaire
 Nov. 21-24, 2019 | University Theatre, Xavier Hall

"Rabbit Hole" by David Lindsay Abaire won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 2007 and tells the story of Becca and Howie Corbett. When a tragedy upends their lives, they struggle with their relationship, their family, and the challenging process of surviving loss. Directed by Gary Wayne Barker.

"Saint Joan of Arc"   adapted   from "Saint Joan" by George Bernard Shaw
February 27-March 1, 2020 |  Kranzberg Arts Center

"Saint Joan of Arc" is a contemporary, devised adaptation of George Bernard Shaw’s "Saint Joan." This retelling of how a peasant girl, inspired by love of God and country, became a 15th century French military leader is a collaborative piece with Prison Performing Arts. Directed by Lucy Cashion.

Seating policy in place for this venue: Any unfilled seats will be released seven minutes prior to the start of the show. Your cooperation is appreciated.

"Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play" by Anne Washburn
April 23-26, 2020, The Grandel

The season concludes with Anne Washburn’s "Mr. Burns, A Post-Electric Play," a dark comedy set after a future, unnamed global catastrophe. We watch as the pop culture of one era evolves over a seventy-five year period in this homage to live theatre and the resilience of Bart Simpson through the ages. Directed by Tom Martin.


Auditions and technical interviews for the University Theatre fall 2020 will be announced later this summer.

University Theatre Tickets

Season tickets for University Theatre are available beginning through MetroTix at 314-534-1111 or at (search SLU). 

Season Tickets: $30 - Regular  |  $20 - Student (from any school w/ID)
Individual Tickets: $9 - Regular | $6 - Student (from any school w/ID)

All seating is general admission. Reserved seating is available for groups of 15 or more. Contact us at for more information.

University Theatre Parking

The University Theatre is located in Xavier Hall on the Saint Louis University campus at 3733 West Pine Mall, one block east of Vandeventer Boulevard and one block south of Lindell Boulevard. Parking for performances at this venue is available in the Queen's Daughters Hall lot located at 3730 Lindell Blvd.

Parking for the Kranzberg Arts Foundation venues as follows:

  • The Grandel, 3610 Grandel Square - Public garage or street parking
  • Kranzberg Arts Center, 501 N. Grand - Public garage or street parking