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Onyx Theater, Kennesaw State University

Call: (470) 578-6650 or visit arts.kennesaw.edu
Previously known as the Black Box Theater.

KSU Tellers Spring Showcase

Thursday April 23, 2020 07:30 pm EDT
April 23-24, 2020. Thursday, April 23, 7:30 pm; Friday, April 24, 8 pm

Directed by Charles Parrott

The KSU Tellers invite you to join them as they present their best solo-performances from the spring semester.

Cost: $5

An Evening of KSU Alumni Performances

Wednesday April 15, 2020 07:30 pm EDT
April 15-16, 2020, 7:30 pm

Coordinated by Karen Robinson

Anything goes in this evening of new and original works by TPS Alumni.

Cost: $5-$10

The Genesis Project and Ex Nihilio: the Cosmogonic Puppet Show

Wednesday April 8, 2020 07:30 pm EDT
April 8-9 & 12, 2019: Wed. - Thursday, 7:30 pm; Sun. 7 pm

The Genesis Project

Directed by Charles Parrot

This experimental retelling of the prehistories of Genesis is generated by the cast, with improvisation and movement inspired by an eclectic blend of classical art and popular culture. The Ge...
Cost: $7-$10

The Normal Heart

Tuesday February 18, 2020 07:30 pm EST
Tuesday-Thursday, 7:30 pm; Friday-Saturday 8 pm; Saturday and Sunday, 2 pm.

By Larry Kramer

Directed by Zachary Elton

Based on true events, Larry Kramer’s The Normal Heart is centered on a group of gay men living during the early years of the AIDS epidemic in America. As countless people become ...
Cost: $10-$12

The 7th Annual Coming Out Monologues Project

Thursday October 10, 2019 07:30 pm EDT
Onyx Theater, Kennesaw State University. Coordinated by Karen RobinsonDirected by Alex Barrella and Ella HiteCo-produced with LGBTQ Student ProgramsInspiring, celebratory, and thought provoking, this performance features coming-out stories from KSU and metro-area communities performed by KSU student...
Cost: $5

45 Plays for 45 Presidents

Saturday September 28, 2019 02:00 pm EDT
Onyx Theater, Kennesaw State University. By Karen Weinberg, Chloe Johnston, Genevra Gallo-Bayiates, Sean Benjamin, and Andy Bayiates Directed by Damian LockhartA wrestling match, a ballet, a jug band, a vaudeville show, a presidential roast, and so much more. In one play? Oh My! 45 Plays for 45 Pr...
Cost: $5-$12

45 Plays for 45 Presidents

Friday September 27, 2019 08:00 pm EDT
Onyx Theater, Kennesaw State University. By Karen Weinberg, Chloe Johnston, Genevra Gallo-Bayiates, Sean Benjamin, and Andy Bayiates Directed by Damian LockhartA wrestling match, a ballet, a jug band, a vaudeville show, a presidential roast, and so much more. In one play? Oh My! 45 Plays for 45 Pr...
Cost: $5-$12

45 Plays for 45 Presidents

Tuesday September 24, 2019 07:30 am EDT
Onyx Theater, Kennesaw State University. By Karen Weinberg, Chloe Johnston, Genevra Gallo-Bayiates, Sean Benjamin, and Andy Bayiates Directed by Damian LockhartA wrestling match, a ballet, a jug band, a vaudeville show, a presidential roast, and so much more. In one play? Oh My! 45 Plays for 45 Pr...
Cost: $5-$12

K.I.S.S. (Kennesaw Improv Society Stupid)

Saturday April 21, 2018 08:00 pm EDT
Coordinated by Jim Davis An evening of performances created entirely on the fly - our resident improv ensemble welcomes guest artists to usher in the spring with a hoot or a guffaw (your choice). Side-splitting, surprising and, at times, absolutely silly. This event may not be suitable for audienc...
Cost: Free

Feathers and Teeth

Friday February 16, 2018 08:00 pm EST
Feathers and Teeth is the story of Chris, a 15-year-old girl, who is struggling with family issues and a new feathery friend who wants to kill them all. 
Cost: $5-$12

"Feathers and Teeth" by Charise Castro Smith

Friday February 16, 2018 08:00 pm EST
"Feathers and Teeth" is a play about the story of Chris, a 15-year-old girl who is struggling with her mother’s death and her father's impending re-marriage. As if this weren’t enough, her father injures an animal on the way home from work and brings it into the house so his family can nurse it back...
Cost: $9.60-$12

Feathers and Teeth

Tuesday February 13, 2018 08:00 pm EST
Feathers and Teeth is the story of Chris, a 15-year-old girl who is struggling with her mother’s death and her father Arthur’s impending re-marriage to his malevolent fiancée Carole. As if this weren’t enough, Arthur injures an animal on the way home from work and brings it into the house so his fam...
Cost: $5-$12

Feathers and Teeth

Tuesday February 13, 2018 07:30 pm EST
By Charise Castro Smith 

Directed by Jim Davis 

Feathers and Teeth is the story of Chris, a 15-year-old girl who is struggling with her mother’s death and her father Arthur’s impending re-marriage to his malevolent fiancée Carole. As if this weren’t enough, Arthur injures an animal on the way home...
Cost: $5-$12

Feathers and Teeth

Tuesday February 13, 2018 02:00 pm EST
By Charise Castro Smith 

Directed by Jim Davis  Feathers and Teeth is the story of Chris, a 15-year-old girl who is struggling with her mother’s death and her father Arthur’s impending re-marriage to his 

malevolent fiancée Carole. As if this weren’t enough, Arthur injures an animal on the way hom...
Cost: $5-$12

Feathers and Teeth

Tuesday February 13, 2018 02:00 pm EST
By Charise Castro Smith 

Directed by Jim Davis  Feathers and Teeth is the story of Chris, a 15-year-old girl who is struggling with her mother’s death and her father Arthur’s impending re-marriage to his 

malevolent fiancée Carole. As if this weren’t enough, Arthur injures an animal on the way hom...
Cost: $5-$12

Musical Theatre Showcase

Saturday April 30, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Directed by Amanda Wansa Morgan. Music Direction by Judy Cole. Musical theatre students showcase selected works from the spring semester.
Cost: Free

KSU Tellers Showcase: Student Storytelling Concert

Friday April 29, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Directed by Charles Parrott. The KSU Tellers share their finest original stories from the spring semester.
Cost: Free

K.I.S.S. Spring Hoopla Palooza

Friday April 22, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Directed by Jamie Bullins. Celebrate spring with the student improv ensemble’s irresistible antics and games.
Cost: Free

TPS and Paderborn University meet Suzan-Lori Parks

Thursday February 25, 2016 07:00 pm EST
Directed by Pamela Joyce and Karen Robinson. TPS continues our multi-year transatlantic collaboration with the University of Paderborn, Germany in this theatrical response to master playwright Suzan-Lori Parks’ 365 Days/365 Plays. Paderborn faculty and student residency at KSU is made possible by ...
Cost: Free

The Followers

Wednesday February 24, 2016 07:00 pm EST
Adapted by Margaret Baldwin and directed by Michael Haverty. The Followers transports The Bacchae, Euripides’ classic tragedy of blind ecstasy and vengeance, to our contemporary landscape of partisan violence, fanaticism, and global unrest. A staged reading.
Cost: $5

Branches Etched Across the Sky

Monday February 22, 2016 07:00 pm EST
By award-winning Atlanta playwright Addae Moon. Directed by Angela M. Farr Schiller. A poetic, coming-of-age drama about a young African-American man and his siblings as they wrestle with the realities of adulthood while coping with a tragic loss. A staged reading.
Cost: $5

In the Blood

Saturday February 6, 2016 07:00 pm EST
Directed by Karen Robinson. Pulitzer prize-winner Suzan-Lori Parks offers a startling contemporary response to The Scarlet Letter in this darkly comic and heartrending portrait of a homeless mother striving to raise her five children on the streets.
Cost: $5-$12

KSU Tellers Showcase: Student Storytelling Concert

Friday November 13, 2015 07:00 pm EST
Directed by Charles Parrott.The KSU Tellers share their finest original stories from the fall semester.
Cost: Free

K.I.S.S. ROFLOL

Friday November 6, 2015 07:00 pm EST
Directed by Jamie Bullins. Join the student improv ensemble as they usher in the change of seasons with an outlandish and hilarious showcase of the unscripted and unexpected.
Cost: Free

K.I.S.S. ROFLOL

Friday November 6, 2015 07:00 pm EST
Directed by Jamie Bullins. Join the student improv ensemble as they usher in the change of seasons with an outlandish and hilarious showcase of the unscripted and unexpected.
Cost: Free

The Third Annual Coming Out Monologues Project

Thursday October 8, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Directed by Jessica Duvall and Karen Robinson. Co-produced with GLBTIQ Student Retention Services. Funny, inspiring, and celebratory, this event features coming-out stories from the KSU and metro-area communities performed by KSU students.
Cost: $5

The Killer

Saturday September 19, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
By Eugène Ionesco. Translated by Michael Feingold. Directed by Peter Campbell. Coordinated and designed by Rebecca Makus.This reimagining of Ionesco’s play about failed utopias explores the use of new media in performance with spoken language and movement, followed by film and a shadow play.
Cost: $5-$12

Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris

Saturday April 25, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Production conception, English lyrics, additional materialby Eric Blau and Mort Shuman, based on Jacques Brel’slyrics and commentary, music by Jacques Brel. Directed by Henry Scott. Music Direction by Judy Cole. The poignant, passionate, and profound songs of Belgian songwriter Jacques Brel are br...
Cost: Free

Ksu Tellers Showcase: Student Storytelling Concert

Friday April 24, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Join the KSU Tellers as they share their best original storytelling performances from the spring semester. These performances are intended for mature audiences.
Cost: Free

K.I.S.S. SPRING HOOPLA-PALOOZA

Friday April 17, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Directed by Jamie Bullins. Infectiously fun performances by the student improv ensemble to usher in the change of seasons. Fully on the fly. This event may not be suitable for audiences under the age of 16.
Cost: Free

THE SCARLET LETTER

Thursday March 5, 2015 07:00 pm EST
Adapted and directed by John Gentile. A staged reading of a new adaptation of Hawthorne’s classic tale of love, shame, and redemption.
Cost: $5

Lewis & Clark: Road to the Pacific

Monday March 2, 2015 07:00 pm EST
By Sean Daniels, Matt Horgan and Tim Stoltenberg.Music by David Keeton. Directed by Jamie Bullins.Follow Lewis & Clark & Sacagawea as they cheat,swindle, lie, and sing their way along the riproaringRoad to the Pacific! A staged reading.
Cost: Free

BLOODY PULP: CRISIS IN THE AMERICAN COMIC BOOK

Saturday February 7, 2015 07:00 pm EST
By Charles Parrott. Co-directed by Charles Parrott and Jim Davis. This world premiere explores the history and mysteries surrounding the creation of comic books in America and the code that almost crushed them.
Cost: $5-$12

MTP Rocks!

Saturday December 6, 2014 07:00 pm EST
Directed by Henry Scott. Music Direction by Carolyn Dorff. Around the clock, at malt shops, band stands, sit-ins, and disco-techs…join us on the train of soul as you travel through the years of American rock and roll.
Cost: Free

KSU Tellers Showcase

Friday November 7, 2014 07:00 pm EST
STUDENT STORYTELLING CONCERT. Directed by Charles Parrott. Join the KSU Tellers as they share their finest original storytelling performances from the fall semester. These performances are intended for mature audiences.
Cost: Free

The Coming Out Monologues Project

Thursday October 9, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
Co-directed by Jessica Duvall and Karen Robinson. Co-produced with GLBTIQ Student Retention Services. Humorous, poignant, and celebratory, this evening features performances of coming-out stories from across the campus community.
Cost: $5

K.I.S.S. Roktober Laff-Fest

Friday October 3, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
Directed by Jamie Bullins. Infectiously fun performances by the student improv ensemble to usher in the change of seasons. Fully on the fly. This event may not be suitable for audiences under the age of 16.
Cost: Free

Private Eyes

Saturday September 20, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
By Steven Dietz. | Directed by Ariel Fristoe. Nothing is ever quite what it seems in this dark comedy of suspicion, theatrical illusion, and romantic truth.
Cost: $5-$12

24 Hour Play Festival

Friday September 5, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
Coordinated by Jamie Bullins. The perfect blend of planning and spontaneity. In only 24 hours, student writers, directors, actors, and designers transform their ideas into inventive theatre.
Cost: $5

KSU Tellers Showcase

Tuesday April 22, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
Original storytelling performances. Ages 16+
Cost: Free

K.I.S.S. Spring Hoopla-Palooza

Friday April 18, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
Student improv ensemble performances. Ages 16+
Cost: Free

New Works and Ideas: Bloody Pulp, and Ten-Minute Plays

Friday March 7, 2014 07:00 pm EST
Ten minute plays by students and a reading of Bloody Pulp. Ages 16+.
Cost: Bloody Pulp $5. Ten Minute Plays are free.

Red Badge of Courage

Monday February 3, 2014 07:00 pm EST
A co-production with 7 stages, the performance features tabletop puppetry, live actors, projected silhouettes, and animation.
Cost: $10-$12

K.I.S.S. Yule-Tyde Brigade

Friday November 22, 2013 07:00 pm EST
Student improv ensemble performances. Ages 16+.
Cost: Free

KSU Tellers Showcase

Monday November 18, 2013 07:00 pm EST
Join the KSU Tellers as they share their original storytelling performances. Ages 16+.
Cost: Free

Falsettos

Monday September 30, 2013 08:00 pm EDT
Musical of a non-traditional family in a time of astonishing change. Ages 16+.
Cost: $12

All the Dead Voices - Silence and Stillness - The Voice in Beckett

Tuesday September 17, 2013 08:00 pm EDT
A mystery journey in and out of the plays, poems, and novels of Irishman and Nobel laureate Samuel Beckett.
Cost: $12

K.I.S.S. Yule-Tyde Brigade

Friday November 30, 2012 07:00 pm EST
Student Improv Ensemble, Coordinated by Jamie Bullins. An evening of performances created entirely on the fly—our resident improv ensemble welcomes guest artists to usher in the seasons with a hoot or a guffaw (your choice). Side-splitting, surprising and, at times, absolutely silly. This event m...
Cost: Free (donations welcome).

The KSU Tellers: Student Storytelling Concert

Tuesday November 27, 2012 07:00 pm EST
Directed by Charles Parrott. Join the KSU Tellers as they show off their best original storytelling performances from each semester. This event may not be suitable for audiences under the age of 16
Cost: $5.00

Sound + Silence

Friday October 5, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
Two experimental performances: About Silence explores paranoia, beauty, and the pain of intimate human relationships. The Ubu Project engages themes of existential absurdity, empathy, and hope, in the creation of an exhilarating performance installation.
Cost: $5

24-Hour Play Festival

Friday September 7, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
Coordinated by Charles Parrott. Come witness a series of original 10-minute productions created by students in a single 24-hour period.
Cost: $5

Spring Hoopla-Palooza

Friday April 20, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
Coordinated by Jamie Bullins. Performances by the student improv ensemble to help you damn the doldrums and waggle your funny bone for a change. Side-splitting, surprising and downright silly, and all absolutely and entirely on the fly. These events will not be suitable for all audiences. You’ve bee...
Cost: Free (donations welcome).

New Works & Ideas Festival

Thursday March 22, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
“Frankenstein’d”. Directed by Charles Parrott. This original post-modern production, devised by the director and cast, explores themes surrounding one of the world’s most well-known popular icons. Frankenstein’d isn’t just a monster, it’s method.
Cost: $5.00
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