Current Season

Theatre stage full of actors singing and performing

NWU Theatre Performances

This season you’ll enjoy dramatically different dramas, hit musicals, Shakespeare and more.
We are grateful for your continued support of NWU Theatre!



2023-2024 season

The Prom

April 18–28

2023-2024 season past performances


September 7–17


September 28–October 8


October 26–November 5

The Nerd

November 16–19

Elf the Musical

November 30–December 10

Romeo and Juliet

January 25–February 4

The Hello Girls

February 15–25

The Good Doctor

March 14–17

The Mousetrap

March 21–April 7

Fall 2024

The Revolutionists
by Lauren Gunderson
September 12-15, 19-22, 2024
Roald Dahl’s Matilda: The Musical
by Tim Minchin
October 3-6, 10-13, 2024
Blood Relations
by Sharon Pollock
October 31-November 3, 7-10, 2024
Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella
by Douglas Carter Beane, Oscar Hammerstein II and Richard Rodgers
November 21-24, December 5-8, 2024

Spring 2025

Dial “M” for Murder
by Frederick Knott, adapted by Jeffery Hatcher
January 23-26, 30-31, February 1-2, 2025
Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical
by Joe Tracz and Rob Rokicki
February 20-23, 27-28 March 1-2, 2025
by William Shakespeare
March 27-30, April 3-6, 2025
by Seth Rudestky and Jack Plotnick with additional material by Drew Geraci
April 24-27, May 1-4, 2025

NWU Theatre Box Office

The box office is available Monday-Friday, 3-5 p.m. when classes are in session and one hour before performances.

(402) 465-2384
theatre [at] (theatre[at]nebrwesleyan[dot]edu)
Elder Theatre Center
51st Street and Huntington Avenue

Ticket Policies

  • Each person must have an individual ticket.
  • Tickets may be exchanged for a another performance within the 2023–2024 season if arranged with 24-hour notice.
  • All sales are final.
  • Sales tax will be added to each purchase.
  • Seating begins one half hour prior to the performance. Late seating is not guaranteed.
  • Seating in McDonald Theatre is reserved. All other venues use general seating.
  • Your presence at a performance constitutes your consent to be photographed or recorded for promotional use by NWU.

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