Current Season

Fall 2015


by Thornton Wilder


Directed by Guest Director Phil Soltanoff

Thursday, October 22nd through Wednesday, October 28th, 2015
All performances at 8:00pm except Sunday, October 25th at 2:00pm

    A unique approach to Wilder's iconic play based on the video made of the 1989 Lincoln Center Theater stage production featuring Spaulding Gray.

TICKET PRICES:  $12 General Admission / $8 Students & Seniors
Box Office: 518-580-5439 or email:


by William Shakespeare


Directed by Holly L. Derr

Friday, November 20th and Saturday, November 21th at 8:00pm
Sunday, November 22nd at 2:00pm
Thursday, December 3rd through Saturday, December 5th at 8:00pm
Sunday, December 6th at 2:00pm

Shakespeare's bloody classic tale of ambition, murder and the occult. Macbeth and Lady Macbeth kill all and any that get in the way of Macbeth becoming King of Scotland.

TICKET PRICES:  $12 General Admission / $8 Students & Seniors
Box Office: 518-580-5439 or email:


Our workshop program provides students with the opportunity to explore their interests in acting, directing and playwriting. Each semester, students develop theater projects in consultation with a faculty advisor, culminating with performances in the Rehearsal Studios. Workshops are generally in Studio A on the second floor of the JKB Theater at 8pm unless otherwise noted.

October 4-6, 2015 in Studio A at 7:00pm
by Guillaume Apollinaire
Directed by Theodoros Saroglou

November 1-3, 2015 in Studio A at 7:00pm
by Jean-Paul Sartre
Directed by Hannah Baker

November 30- December 2, 2015, in Studio A at 7:00pm
for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf
by Ntozake Shange
Directed by Marcella Adams

October 4-6, 2015 in Studio A at 7:00pm
Title and date to be determined
Directed by Aaron Ardisson


Falling Far From the Tree, by Alec Charles Grossman
Friday, September 25, at 3:35pm

Ghost Townby George Lubitz
Friday, October 9 and Friday, October 23, at 3:35pm

Trans*Equine, by Nicholas Graver
Friday, Dec. 4, at 3:35pm

Studio B is reserved every Friday afternoon after Theater Company Meetings from 3:35-6:00 for the presentation of any theater work by students. Reservations are on a first-come-first-served basis. The space can be approved and scheduled by Lary Opitz.

September 18 To be announced
September 25 Falling Far From the Tree
October 2 To be announced
October 9 Ghost Town
October 16 To be announced
October 23 Ghost Town
November 6 To be announced
November 13 To be announced
November 20 To be announced
December 4 Trans*Equine
December 11 To be announced


Reservations for Mainstage and Black Box Productions

Contact the Skidmore Theater Box Office at 518-580-5439 or email us at
Group rates are available for 10 or more
For group sales contact Kathy Mendenhall, 518-580-5430

Tickets for the SEMINAR productions in either theater are (unless otherwise noted):
$12 for General Admission
$8 for Students/Skidmore Community Members/Senior Citizens

There is no charge for Student Directed Studio Projects. Student phone numbers for making reservations for these events will be available in the Theater Office at 518-580-5430


Directions to Skidmore and the Janet Kinghorn Bernhard Theater are available on the Skidmore College Maps & Directions Page.

Parking is available in the two parking lots which are accessible immediately after turning either left or right from the Broadway entrance to the campus. The JKB Theater is located behind the Zankel Music Building and to the south of Filene (walk through the Zankel Building lobby to the JKB Theater).

Drop-off and handicapped parking is available by turning left after entering the main entrance to the campus from North Broadway - drive past the fourth Zankel Building parking lot entrance and make the next right.