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SJU Theatre Company is the premiere theatre producing organization at Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia Pennsylvania. It has produced plays & musicals on the campus of Saint Joseph's University for over 80 years. The theatre company is supported by the Department of Music, Theatre & Film which offers courses in performance (acting, directing, musical theatre), music and film. It is also supported by the Department of English, offering courses in dramaturgy, playwriting, and dramatic literature. Productions are performed in Bluett Theatre, a 440 seat proscenium theatre on the campus. Productions are directed by faculty and and often incorporate professional guest artists (musical directors, choreographers, designers, etc) from both Philadelphia and New York City.

Announcing the 2015-2016 Season!

July 30th, 2015

Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Book by John Weidman
October 21-24 at 8PM
October 25 at 7PM


How I Learned To Drive
By Paula Vogel
February 18-20 at 8PM
February 26-27 at 8PM
February 28 at 2PM


Into The Woods
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Book by James Lapine
April 14-16 at 8PM
April 22-23 at 8PM
April 24 at 2PM

“Death Of A Salesman” Opening Thursday, April 16th!

April 13th, 2015


Join us for the landmark Arthur Miller play “Death Of A Salesman”! April 16, 17, 18, 24, & 25 at 8pm, and April 26 at 2pm.


Ticket are going fast, and reservations can be made by clicking the “Ticket Information” tab at the top of the page!

“Avenue Q” Continues this Weekend!

February 26th, 2015

Final 3 performances of “Avenue Q” Friday February 27 and Saturday February 28 at 8PM and Sunday March 1 at 2PM in Bluett Theatre!
Please make reservations online using our “Ticket Information” tab at the top of the page!


February 21st, 2015

Due to the dangerous road conditions, the SJU Theatre Company performance of Avenue Q is cancelled tonight (February 21).
Those with ticket reservations may call the box office (610-660-1181) and re-schedule their reservation, if they wish, to a performance next weekend.

Auditions for Fall 2015 Musical!

February 15th, 2015


Music & Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Book by John Weidman

Sunday April 19, 2015

7:00 PM

Nicoletti Music Studios

Please prepare 32 bars of a song by Stephen Sondheim.
You may sing from the show, but it is not required to do so.
Bring sheet music. An accompanist will be provided.
You may be also be asked to do a reading from the script.

CAST Breakdown

The Balladeer- The Narrator of the story. Tenor.
John Wilkes Booth- Assassinated President Abraham Lincoln. Tenor.
Guiseppe Zangara- Italian immigrant who attempted to assassinate FDR. Tenor.
Leon Czolgosz-Assassinated President William McKinnley. Baritone.
Charles Guiteau- Assassinated President James Garfield. Baritenor.
John Hinckley- Attempted to assassinate Ronald Reagan. Baritenor.
Sara Jane Moore- Attempted to assassinate Gerald Ford. Mezzo.
Lynette Squeaky Fromme- Attempted to assassinate Gerald Ford. Mezzo.
Samuel Byck: Attempted to assassinate Richard Nixon. Baritone.
Lee Harvey Oswald- Assassinated President John F. Kennedy. Baritenor.

The Proprietor, Bystanders, Fairgoers, Etc:
Seeking 8 strong singers for small ensemble who will also solo throughout the show in various featured roles.

For questions, please contact the director, Renee Dobson (Associate Professor, Department of Music, Theatre & Film) – rdobson@sju.edu.