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North Park Theatre

2019–2020 Season

Project 24—13th Anniversary

September 13 (to participate) /14 (to be an audience member) – both nights 7:30PM

It’s our 13th year of highly caffeinated creativity! Artists write, direct, act, design and produce brand new world premiere short plays in only 24 hours. The results are exhilarating.

Fall Play
She Kills Monsters

Written by Qui Nguyen
Directed by Joseph Schupbach (NPU Alum C’06)
November 14, 15, 16, 21, 22 @ 7:30 PM
November 23 @ 2:30 PM


A comedic romp into the world of fantasy role-playing games, She Kills Monsters tells the story of Agnes Evans as she leaves her childhood home in Ohio following the death of her teenage sister, Tilly. When Agnes finds Tilly’s Dungeons & Dragons notebook, however, she stumbles into a journey of discovery and action-packed adventure in the imaginary world that was Tilly’s refuge. In this high-octane dramatic comedy laden with homicidal fairies, nasty ogres, and 90s pop culture, acclaimed young playwright Qui Nguyen offers a heart-pounding homage to the geek and warrior within us all. (Samuel French).

Winter One Acts

February 26–29, 2020 @ 7:30PM

Students write, direct, act, design and produce their own festival based on a yearly theme. Check back to see what this year’s theme will be!

Spring Play
The Shakers at Mount Lebanon Will Hold a Peace Conference This Month

By Arlene Hutton
Directed by Chad Eric Bergman

NPU is participating in an interfaith play project where over a three-year period Big Bridge Consortium is supporting the development of a Christian-centered play, a Muslim-centered play, and a Jewish-centered play.

April 16, 17, 23, 24, 25 @ 7:30PM
April 18 @ 2:30PM

Previous Seasons

North Park Theatre has been actively staging productions since the 1955–56 academic year. Here’s a look back at our history: