Faculty of Arts

Current Season

Actors Workshop Theatre 2023/2024

Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet)

Sept. 21-23 and 28-30, 2023
  • By Ann-Marie Macdonald
  • Directed By Catriona Leger

This exuberant comedy and feminist revisioning of Shakespeare’s Othello and Romeo and Juliet takes us from a dusty office in Canada’s Queen’s University, into the fraught and furious worlds of two of Shakespeare’s best-known tragedies, and turns them upside-down.

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The Open House

Nov. 16-18 and 23-25, 2023
  • By Will Eno
  • Directed By Robin Nichol

People have been born into families since people started getting born at all. Playwrights have been trying to write family plays for a long time, too. Typically, these plays try to answer endlessly complicated questions of blood and duty and inheritance and responsibility. This has to stop. Acclaimed playwright Will Eno brings his signature irreverence to this new comedy, which won the 2014 Obie and Lucille Lortel awards for Best New Play.


Feb. 29 to March 2 and March 7-9, 2024
  • By Eugene Ionesco
  • Translated By Martin Crimp
  • Directed By Wesley Eccleston

When a rhinoceros charges across the town square one Sunday afternoon, Berenger thinks nothing of it. Soon, however, rhinoceroses are popping up everywhere and Berenger's whole world is under threat. What will it take for him to stand up to the increasing menace of rhinocerization?

Senior Showcase

April 2-6, 2024
  • One-act plays written by creative writing students and presented by senior acting students