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2014 - 2015 Shows

The Beams are Creaking by Douglas Anderson

A Term - September 25th - 27th at 7pm, The Little Theatre
Germany, 1933. The Nazi party has taken power. In the face of the greatest evil of the 20th century, German theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer battles questions of morality, political allegiance, and religious conviction.
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An Enemy of the People by Henrik Ibsen, Adapted by Arthur Miller

B Term - November 20th - 22nd at 7pm, The Little Theatre
A small Norwegian town beginning to win fame and wealth through its medicinal spring waters, is split due to Dr. Stockmann, the town's resident physician, reporting that the waters are poisoned. When Dr. Stockmann reports his findings to the press, he is shocked to find that instead of being thanked, he is seen as a dangerous man who only seeks to ruin the town. Although the newspaper tries to keep the utmost secrecy and compromise, Dr. Stockmann realizes that the truth must prevail in order to save the town. However through saying the truth, the press will not report his findings; the town officials refuse to give him a hearing; he loses his position and the townspeople boycott him; and every weapon of blackmail, slander, and eviction are brought against his family. At the end, the town gathers around the doctor's home and the family is thrown into a state of peril.
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The Alpha Psi Omega 12th Annual Show in 24 Hours

December 13th at 7pm, The Little Theatre

Eurydice by Sarah Ruhl

C Term - February 12th - 14th at 7pm, The Little Theatre
In Eurydice, Sarah Ruhl reimagines the classic myth of Orpheus through the eyes of its heroine. Dying too young on her wedding day, Eurydice must journey to the underworld, where she reunites with her father and struggles to remember her lost love. With contemporary characters, ingenious plot twists, and breathtaking visual effects, the play is a fresh look at a timeless love story.
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New Voices 33

D Term - April 15th - 18th at 7pm, The Little Theatre
New Voices is the annual drama Festival put on by WPI. The plays are written by students, faculty, and community members and only a lucky few make it through the selection process. The plays are then produced, directed, and performed by members of the WPI Community.
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Click here for a list of past shows performed by Masque and its associated companies in conjunction with the WPI Department of Humanities and Arts.