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Ole Miss Theatre

Ole Miss Theatre is the production arm of the Department of Theatre Arts. Ole Miss Theatre produces 4-5 shows a year representing a variety of forms and eras with at least one production each season being a major musical. The primary mission of Ole Miss Theatre is to bring quality theatre experiences to departmental students, the University community and the area at large through the production of culturally relevant works. Join our mailing list.

We are grateful for the support of our patrons and donors. You can support Ole Miss Theatre and the work of our student actors, designers, and crew members by becoming a season ticket holder (UM Box Office) or Ole Miss Theatre Friend, Sponsor, Patron, Angel , or Benefactor. Contact the department for more information.

Ole Miss Theatre auditions are open to the university and local community. There are two auditions, one for the Fall Semester shows and one for the Spring Semester shows. Both are usually held the Saturday before the semester starts. Additional auditions will be announced as necessary.

Ole Miss Theatre 2017-2018 Season

Blithe Spirit

Noel Coward
Directed by Joe Turner Cantú

September 29 – 30; October 3 – 7; October 10 – 15 at 7:30pm
October 1; October 7 – 8; October 15 at 2:00pm
Meek Auditorium

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Music by Matthew Sklar
Book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse
Music by John Kander
Lyrics by Fred Ebb
Based on the play by Maurine Dallas Watkins
Script adaptation by David Thompson
Directed by Matthew R. Wilson

November 3 – November 4 at 7:30pm
November 4 – November 5 at 2:00pm
Fulton Chapel

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Zombie Prom

Music by Dana P. Rowe
Book and Lyrics by John Dempsey
Based on a story by John Dempsey and Hugh Murphy
Directed by Rene Pulliam

February 16 – 18 & 19 – 24 at 7:30pm
February 17 – 18 & 24 – 25 at 2:00pm
Meek Auditorium

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Dark of the Moon

William Shakespeare
Directed by

April 20 – 21 at 7:30 p.m.
April 21 – 22 at 2:00 p.m.
Ford Center for the Performing Arts

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Ole Miss Theatre is Proud to Support the Following Productions

UM Cinema Festival

Overby Center

The Department of Theatre Arts is pleased to present a program of short films written and produced by students, faculty, staff, and alumni of the The University of Mississippi community.


Mississippi: The Dance Company

Mississippi: The Dance Company

Created by Jennifer Mizenko

March 23 – 24 at 7:30pm
March 24 – 25 at 2:00pm
Meek Auditorium