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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.

“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.

‘Avenue Q’ Tickets Now Available

January 20th, 2015

Reserve your tickets today!

Performances run February 19th, 20th, 21st, 27th, & 28th at 8 PM and March 1st at 2 PM.

Tickets may be reserved by clicking on the “Ticket Information” tab at the top of the page.


October 20th, 2014

Avenue Q
Music & Lyrics by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx
Book by Jeff Whitty
Auditions are Monday November 10 at 7PM in Bluett Theatre
Please prepare 32 bars of a contemporary Broadway song.
An accompanist will be provided.



Death of a Salesman
By Arthur Miller
Auditions are Tuesday November 11 at 7PM in Bluett Theatre
Please prepare a monologue.