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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.


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.

2014-2015 Production Season

September 10th, 2014

West Side Story
Music by Leonard Bernstein
Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Book by Arthur Laurents
Original production conceived, directed & choreographed by Jerome Robbins
October 15, 16, 17, 18 at 8PM
October 19 at 7PM
Ticket Reservations open on October 1.

Avenue Q
Music & Lyrics by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx
Book by Jeff Whitty
February 19, 20, 21, 27, 28 at 8PM
March 1 at 2PM
This show contains mature subject matter.

Auditions for Avenue Q will be held on Monday November 10 at 7PM in Bluett Theatre.
Please prepare 32 bars of  a contemporary Broadway song.

Death of a Salesman
by Arthur Miller
April 16, 17, 18, 24, 25 at 8PM
April 26 at 2PM

Auditions for Death of a Salesman will be held on Tuesday November 11 at 7PM in Bluett Theatre.
Please prepare a short monologue.

SJU Theatre Company Presents “Guys & Dolls”

March 27th, 2014

Reserve your tickets today!

Performances run April 10th, 11th, 12th, 25th, & 26th at 8 PM and April 27th at 2 PM.

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

Auditions for West Side Story

January 7th, 2014

SJU Theatre Company announces
Music by Leonard Bernstein, Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, Book by Arthur Laurents, Concept by Jerome Robbins
Tuesday March 25, 2014
Bluett Theatre
Men at 7:00 PM
Women at 8:00 PM


All will be taught a dance combination. Please wear appropriate clothing and shoes for the dance call.
In addition, please prepare 16 bars of a traditional Broadway song if you are asked to stay and sing. Material from the show is acceptable but not required.
An accompanist will be provided.



*West Side Story is the Fall Musical and will begin rehearsals on September 1, 2014. For questions, contact the director (rdobson@sju.edu).

Frank Olley Memorial Scholarship Auditions

November 21st, 2013

Auditions for the Frank Olley Memorial Scholarship for SJU incoming freshmen will be held on Saturday January 18, 2014.

If you are interested in auditioning, please contact Associate Professor of Theatre, Renee Dobson (rdobson@sju.edu) for information about the audition and to schedule an audition appointment.