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SIU School of Theater and Dance 2021-2022

Season Information

McLeod Theater: Four Show Season

Ticket Prices

4 show season ticket (Adults $70) (Seniors $65) (Students $28)

Individual (Adult $20) (Seniors $18) (Student $8)

Romeo and Juliet

Oct. 13, 14, 15 - 7:30 pm
Oct. 16 – 2:00 pm

By William Shakespeare
Directed by Susan Patrick Steinfeldt Fight Choreography by Rick Sordelet


Shakespeare’s tragic story of two young lovers, strangled by their families’ rivalries.

Little Women - The Musical

Dec. 8, 9, 10 - 7:30 pm
Dec. 11 – 2:00 pm

Music by Jason Howland, Lyrics by Mindi Dickstein, Book by Alan Knee
Based on the novel by Louisa May Alcott
Directed by Bill Kincaid Guest Director and SoTD Alumnus
Music Directed by Angela C. Shultz
Choreographed by Darryl Clark


Little Women follows the adventures of the March sisters—traditional Meg, aspiring writer Jo, timid Beth, and romantic Amy—and their beloved mother, weaving stories and songs of their experience growing up in Civil War America, with their father away fighting the war.

The Mousetrap

Revised Show Dates/Times: March 7th through 9th
Only 7:30 P.M. Performances

By Agatha Christie
Directed by Matthew C Williams


Brimming with intrigue, sophisticated humor and surprising twists, Agatha Christie’s iconic murder mystery about a group of strangers trapped during a snowstorm is the world’s most successful and longest-running play.

Sondheim Tribute Review

Apr. 20, 21, 22 - 7:30 pm
Apr. 23 - 2:30 pm

Directed by Angela C. Shultz
Choreographed by Darryl Clark


A celebration of the incomparable words and music of the late Stephen Sondheim, widely acknowledged as the most innovative, most influential, and most important composer and lyricist in modern Broadway history.

Special Productions

Christian H. Moe Lab Theater:

Ticket Information:

Individual: (Adult $20) (Seniors $18) (Student $8)

The Big Muddy New Play Festival

The Big Muddy New Play Festival
Mar. 23, 24,25 - 7:30 pm
Mar. 26 – 2:00 pm

A celebration of new works by SIU student playwrights, including a featured staged performance as well as reading of new full-length plays.

Free Performances/Events

New Faces

McLeod Theater
September 24 : 7:30 p.m.

New majors make their departmental debut in an evening of scenes, monologues and songs

Big Muddy Shorts

Readings of short plays by SIU Playwrights. Dates and locations vary. For information, check out the SIU Playwriting Facebook page.

Directing Presentations

Senior Directing students showcase their final works in a night of staged scenes and one-acts.

Pre-Show Lecture Series

There is a pre-show lecture at 1:30 p.m. before each of the Sunday Matinee performances of the four subscription shows. Tickets to the performances are required.

Getting Tickets Is Easy!

Box Office Services

Box Office services for SIU Theater are provided by the SIU Arena Ticket Office. Ordering tickets is easy. You may order tickets by phone, online, in person or by mail. Please note that some fees apply.

  • By phone at 877-SALUKIS (877-725-8547)
  • In-person at McLeod Theater: Monday–Friday, Noon–4:30 pm (while classes are in session, excluding holidays)