2015/16 Season

“The 2015/16 Season is filled with whimsy, adventure, and imagination,” said Timothy Bond, producing artistic director. “We’re very proud at Syracuse Stage to be entering our 43rd season of producing professional theatre. We have the people of Central New York to thank, and with that in mind we always strive for serving our community with stories that are relatable and exciting, that speak to the great variety and interests of our region. I can’t wait for people to see these shows.”

The Shows

To Kill a Mockingbird

February 24 - March 26, 2016

Harper Lee’s classic American story of courage and justice. In a small Alabama town, a black man, Tom Robinson, stands falsely accused of raping a white woman. Many townspeople would see him condemned, but attorney Atticus Finch defends Tom and demands justice. Through the trial, Atticus’ children Scout and Jem and their friend Dill come face to face with realty of racism in their small town. Dr. Martin Luther King reminds us, “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” This inspiring truth underlies To Kill a Mockingbird.

“Enchanting, heartfelt.” – Daily Express

“Stirring and timely.” – Chicago Reader

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The Christians

April 6 - April 24, 2016

Do you have the courage to change your heart? Pastor Paul is much-loved and much-respected, but he has a difficult sermon to deliver. What will be the impact of his words on his loyal congregation? What consequences for his family? For himself? Playwright-to-watch Lucas Hnath invites people of all faiths and beliefs, to engage in a conversation about the seemingly insurmountable distance between us. Set in a contemporary mega-church and performed as Sunday service with sermons, scripture, and a full choir, The Christians has quickly become one of the most talked about new plays in the country.

“[Lucas] Hnath is one of the brightest new voices of his generation.” - The New York Times

“A play that people of faiths of all stripes can engage with on a meaningful level.” – NPR

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Ken Ludwig's Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery

May 11 - May 29, 2016

A madcap comedy spoof of Sherlock Holmes’ most famous case. Ken Ludwig (Lend Me a Tenor, Moon Over Buffalo) turns Arthur Conan Doyle’s frightening tale into fast-paced, murderously delightful, comedy thriller as five actors take on a multitude of roles, including the famous sleuth and Dr. Watson. Like The 39 Steps (2010) only with a lot more howling!

“A bloody good time.” – The Washington Post

“Wildly imaginative, ingeniously funny.” – BroadwayWorld.com

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Season Tickets are now available and include six plays: Steve Martin’s The UnderpantsPeter PanStupid F***ing BirdTo Kill a MockingbirdThe Christians, and Ken Ludwig’s Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery. Tickets to David Sedaris’ The Santaland Diaries are available to Season Ticket Holders at a discounted price.

Season Ticket Holders save up to 25% on tickets and have access to the best seats at the best prices, before they are available to the general public. Season Ticket benefit include unlimited ticket exchanges, discounts on additional tickets, restaurant discounts, an Extra Value Ticket, and more.

Visit our Season Tickets page for more information and prices, or call the Syracuse Stage Box Office at 315-443-3275.

Tickets for individual performances are now on sale to the general public.


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Past Shows