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The Odyssey

Loeb Playhouse 128 Memorial Mall, West Lafayette, IN

Across centuries and civilizations, The Odyssey remains a testament to the human spirit, the will to wander and the yearning for home.

$22 – $28

1984

Loeb Playhouse 128 Memorial Mall, West Lafayette, IN

How far are we from Orwell's dystopian nightmare...or in what ways are we already there?

One Small Step

Loeb Playhouse 128 Memorial Mall, West Lafayette, IN

This action-packed tale about the “space race” includes dozens of characters—all played by two extraordinary actors from Oxford Playhouse in England. Check your oxygen, adjust your space suit and buckle up for the biggest mission of all time!

$15 – $20

Nassim

A Purdue Convocations presentation at Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette 313 N 5th St, Lafayette, IN

Nassim is an exhilarating, playful and soulful work about how an open mind for spontaneity and camaraderie keeps us human.

$20 – $25

Manual Cinema’s Christmas Carol

West Lafayette, IN

Friday, December 4 @ 8pm EST / Saturday, December 5 @ 8pm EST
Friday, December 11 @ 8pm EST / Saturday, December 12 @ 8pm EST
Sunday, December 13 @ 4pm EST

$20 – $28

Baldwin and Buckley at Cambridge

West Lafayette, IN

New York-based theatre creatives Elevator Repair Service re-creates this profoundly relevant debate verbatim for this work-in-progress performance.

Free

Hand to Hand

Purdue Memorial Mall West Lafayette, IN

Rigged like a sailing ship and sized like houses, two giant puppet hands propel this outdoor spectacle alongside a performance of propulsive progressive rock in Hand to Hand by post-industrialists Squonk Opera.

Free

King Lear

Fowler Hall 128 Memorial Mall, West Lafayette, IN

In a contemporary update of Shakespeare’s gripping familial tragedy, the legendary Sir Ian McKellen delivers a masterful turn as the aging king seized by madness. 

$6 – $10

War Horse

Fowler Hall 128 Memorial Mall, West Lafayette, IN

Based on the 1982 novel of the same name, War Horse is a powerful epic set during World War I.

$6 – $10

Manual Cinema’s Christmas Carol

West Lafayette, IN

A FREE Convos gift to you for the holidays! Performed from their studio in Chicago and streamed to your home, this unique twist on the Charles Dickens classic features an original musical score, dramatic lighting, and over 100 paper puppets. Grab a hot cocoa and curl up to this new holiday classic.

Free

The Great Gatsby

Loeb Playhouse 128 Memorial Mall, West Lafayette, IN

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby remains a vivid account of how, in the absence of true equality, pursuing the “American dream” can lead to devastating effects. Known for their powerful immersion in classic texts, Aquila Theatre brings a relevant reimagination of this classic in which Gatsby is a man of color, setting the stage for themes of class, racism and discrimination to play vividly inside the meaning of the American Dream.

$22 – $30

Macbeth

Loeb Playhouse 128 Memorial Mall, West Lafayette, IN

Aquila Theatre makes the relevance of political ambition and power-mongering surprisingly fresh with their creative vision of Shakespeare’s Macbeth. This electric rendition is keenly aware that a certain sound and fury persists.

$22 – $30

SWAY presents Bloom!

PMU South Lawn 101 Grant Street, West Lafayette, IN

Sway is an Australian collective of acrobatic performance artists known for its stunts on top 14-foot sway poles. It will bring its new aerial show, Bloom!

$15 – $20

Grace for President

Loeb Playhouse 128 Memorial Mall, West Lafayette, IN

Third grader Grace decides to run for class president while questioning the lack of women in the White House in the family-friendly musical Grace for President.

$15 – $20

Pride and Prejudice

Loeb Playhouse 128 Memorial Mall, West Lafayette, IN

Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy’s romance still captivates thanks to Aquila Theatre’s production of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, coming soon to Loeb Playhouse.

$15 – $20

Julius Caesar

Loeb Playhouse 128 Memorial Mall, West Lafayette, IN

New York’s Aquila Theatre returns to Purdue to breathe new life into the Shakespeare classic Julius Caesar. Beautiful language and striking scenery make this a must-see.

$15 – $20

Julius Caesar

Loeb Playhouse 128 Memorial Mall, West Lafayette, IN

New York’s Aquila Theatre returns to Purdue to breathe new life into the Shakespeare classic Julius Caesar. Beautiful language and striking scenery make this a must-see.

$15 – $20

The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart

Duncan Hall 619 Ferry St., Lafayette, IN

Enjoy a pint with the cast of The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart, an interactive and intimate theatre experience from Scotland.

$15 – $20

Danny Carmo’s Mathematical Mysteries

Loeb Playhouse 128 Memorial Mall, West Lafayette, IN

The Mathematical Mysteries tour will engage audiences young and old with magic, mathematics, and the magic of math in a high-energy, family-friendly form

$15 – $20

Hasta la Muerte: A Day of the Dead Show

Loeb Playhouse 128 Memorial Mall, West Lafayette, IN

Witness the pageantry, emotion, and music of Día de Muertos or Day of the Dead when LA’s Las Cafeteras brings its “Hasta La Muerte” show to Purdue.

$8

Call of the Wild

Loeb Playhouse 128 Memorial Mall, West Lafayette, IN

A dramatic retelling of Jack London’s classic tale Call of the Wild will make you feel the bitter Yukon winds at your back just like brave sled dog Buck.

$8

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Fowler Hall 128 Memorial Mall, West Lafayette, IN

Actors From The London Stage present Shakespeare in its purest, most beautiful form in their rendition of A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

$8

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Fowler Hall 128 Memorial Mall, West Lafayette, IN

Actors From The London Stage present Shakespeare in its purest, most beautiful form in their rendition of A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

$8

The Magic School Bus: Lost in the Solar System

Loeb Playhouse 128 Memorial Mall, West Lafayette, IN

Embark on an interstellar adventure with Ms. Frizzle and her curious students in 'The Magic School Bus: Lost in the Solar System.

$8