Upcoming Performances
Collaborations - Fall Dance Concert
The Fall Dance Concert, Collaborations, features new works by faculty and guest artists. Choreography by Lindsey Howie (HPU), Christine Stevens (HPU), Emily Crofford (HPU), Michele Trumble (HPU), Kerrie-Anne Sparks (HPU) and Harrison Culbreth (guest artist).

September 29 - October 1 at 7:30pm
Pauline Theater

The Wolves by Sarah DeLappe
Left quad. Right quad. Lunge. A girls indoor soccer team warms up. From the safety of their suburban stretch circle, the team navigates big questions and wages tiny battles with all the vim and vigor of a pack of adolescent warriors. A portrait of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness for nine American girls who just want to score some goals.

The Wolves premiered in a production by The Playwright's Realm at The Duke on 42nd Street Theater in New York City in August 2016 under the direction of Lila Neugebauer.

CRITIC'S PICK! “The scary, exhilarating brightness of raw adolescence emanates from every scene of this uncannily assured first play by Sarah DeLappe.” – The New York Times

“The Wolves” is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals on behalf of Samuel French, Inc. www.concordtheatricals.com

*PLEASE NOTE: This play contains mature language and intense emotional content. This is not suitable for audience members under the age of 16.*
October 20-22 and 24-26 at 7:30pm
October 23 at 2:00pm
Directed by Jay Putnam
Empty Space Theatre
Rodgers + Hammerstein's CINDERELLA
Music by Richard Rodgers
Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
New Book by Douglas Carter Beane
Original Book by Oscar Hammerstein II
Orchestrations by Danny Troob
Music Adaptation & Arrangements by David Chase
Directed by Doug Brown
Choreography by Lindsey Howie
Musical Direction by Candice Burrows
November 17-19 at 7:30pm, November 20th at 2:00pm
Pauline Theatre

CINDERELLA is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals on behalf of The Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization. www.concordtheatricals.com
Lost Girl
Lost Girl by Kimberly Belflower
February 9-15, 2023
Empty Space Theatre
Long after returning from Neverland, Wendy decides that she must find Peter in order to reclaim her kiss and move on with her life. Along the way, she meets other girls who went to Neverland and learns she is not alone. A coming-of-age exploration of first love and lasting loss, Lost Girl continues the story of J.M. Barrie’s beloved character – the girl who had to grow up.

“Kimberly Belflower’s script is the true star of the show. Her language is engaging and direct, and sparkles with wit and magic that keeps seamlessly in tune with the Peter Pan mythos while invoking reminiscences of young love and great loss.” - Austin Chronicle

“Lost Girl” is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals on behalf of Samuel French, Inc. www.concordtheatricals.com
Happenings - Spring Dance Concert
3/16 - 3/18, 2023 at 7:30pm
Pauline Theater in Hayworth Fine Arts Center

The Spring Dance Concert features new works choreographed by students.
Silent Sky
Silent Sky by Lauren Gunderson
April 20-23, 2023
Directed by Doug Brown
Pauline Theater in Hayworth Fine Arts Center

When Henrietta Leavitt begins work at the Harvard Observatory in the early 1900s, she isn’t allowed to touch a telescope or express an original idea. Instead, she joins a group of women “computers,” charting the stars for a renowned astronomer who calculates projects in “girl hours” and has no time for the women’s probing theories. As Henrietta, in her free time, attempts to measure the light and distance of stars, she must also take measure of her life on Earth, trying to balance her dedication to science with family obligations and the possibility of love. The true story of 19th-century astronomer Henrietta Leavitt explores a woman’s place in society during a time of immense scientific discoveries, when women’s ideas were dismissed until men claimed credit for them. Social progress, like scientific progress, can be hard to see when one is trapped among earthly complications; Henrietta Leavitt and her female peers believe in both, and their dedication changed the way we understand both the heavens and Earth.

SILENT SKY is presented by special arrangement with Broadway Licensing, LLC, servicing the Dramatists Play Service collection. (www.dramatists.com)
All seating is general admission, and we encourage you to arrive at least 15 minutes early to get the best seats and allow the show to start on time. For performances that are sold out, unclaimed tickets are at risk of being released to patrons on standby if they have not checked in at least 5 minutes before the start of the show.
Patrons arriving after the show begins will be seated at the usher’s discretion.

There is no photography, food or drink, texting, or telephone calls allowed during the show. Please plan to stay for the entire performance out of respect for the actors and fellow audience members. We reserve the right to remove patrons that are causing disruptions or not following these rules.


Cancelling your ticket

If you are unable to use your ticket we ask that you please email us at theatreboxoffice@highpoint.edu to allow us to release your seat(s) for other patrons.

Switching to a different performance

You may exchange your ticket for a different date of the same show (provided there are still seats remaining) by clicking on the link at the bottom of your ticket confirmation email.

Sold Out Shows

If a show is sold out, you will be not able to get tickets to it through the website. Please email theatreboxoffice@highpoint.edu to be placed on the wait-list, providing your name and the date of the performance.
Those on the wait-list or hoping to get a ticket must check in at the door no later than 15 minutes prior to the start of the performance.
Seats that are unclaimed 5 minutes prior to the start of the show will be filled in the following order:
1. Those on the wait-list and who have checked in at the door.
2. Those not on the wait-list who have checked in at the door.

WHAT TO BRING WITH YOU FOR A SHOW: Nothing! After you have confirmed your tickets, your name will be on our list and we will check you in at the door. Please arrive at least 15 minutes early. All shows are general admission.

The Empty Space Theatre is located in McInnis Hall, the small building adjacent to Slane Student Center and the Roberts Hall Reflecting Pool. McInnis hall is between map marker 25 and 26 on this campus map.

If you are driving to campus, you can enter at any gatehouse. We recommend that you enter at Montlieu Ave/University Parkway or Montlieu Ave/N Centennial St. The friendly security officer will direct you on where to park. If you enter at one of the entrances listed above, you will be walking approximately 5 minutes from the designated parking lot to the Empty Space Theatre. There is handicapped access for this theatre – please call Campus Concierge at (336) 841-4636 if you have questions.

The Charles E. and Pauline Hayworth Fine Arts Center is home to the Pauline Theatre. Upon entering campus at Montlieu Ave/University Parkway, it is the building with the dome on your right.