|By TOM SCHULMAN
Directed by JOHN DOYLE
October 27-December 18, 2016
At a rigorous all-boys preparatory school renowned for its ancient traditions, the unconventional Professor Keating inspires his students to defy conformity and to live passionately. Academy Award-winner Tom Schulman adapts his own screenplay for this much-anticipated production.
|By DAVID IVES
Adapted from Le Menteur
By PIERRE CORNEILLE
Directed by MICHAEL KAHN
January 11-February 26, 2017
The charming Dorante cannot tell the truth and the manservant Cliton cannot tell a lie. CSC favorite David Ives (The School for Lies, The Heir Apparent) takes on Pierre Corneille’s hilarious seventeenth-century farce of mistaken identity and secrets.
|Book by JOHN WEIDMAN
Music and Lyrics by STEPHEN SONDHEIM
Additional Material by HUGH WHEELER
Directed and Designed by JOHN DOYLE
April 6-May 27, 2017
In 1853, Commodore Matthew Perry sailed to Japan on a U.S. mission to open trade relations at any cost. Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman’s remarkable musical tells the tale of a samurai and a fisherman who are caught up in the westernization of the East.
|By WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Directed by TYNE RAFAELI
March 10, 17 & 24, 2017
Adventure and mayhem in a foreign land, mistaken identities, reunions of estranged twins…join us this spring for the Young Company production of THE COMEDY OF ERRORS, a riotously zany farce by the Bard, specially tailored for young audiences! CSC’s Young Company is presented in partnership with the Graduate Acting Program of Columbia University’s School of the Arts.
|Featuring plays by JAMES BALDWIN, ARTHUR MILLER & TENNESSEE WILLIAMS
This year’s First Look Festival will present four different American authors. This season will focus on early and lesser-known works by James Baldwin, Arthur Miller, and Tennessee Williams, exploring early twentieth-century drama and the birth of classic American plays by our country’s most distinguished writers.
|This season, CSC hosts exclusive conversations with luminaries from theater, film, and much more. Featured guests to be announced.|