Each year CMU ​University Theatre presents one or two Theatre For Young Audiences  (TFYA) productions.  Teachers and students from around the state attend these weekday matinee performances for school groups.  Information on past TFYA productions is available here, and upcoming performance information is included below


Upcoming TFYA Productions:


Written by Thornton Wilder, Directed by Nancy Eddy
10:00 am, Friday, March 27, 2020
For students in grades 7-12

DESCRIPTION: This Pulitzer Prize-winning play, described by Edward Albee as “... a masterpiece... one of the toughest and saddest plays ever written,” captures the daily life of a small New Hampshire town, Grover’s Corners, from 1901-1913, exploring the meaning of life and what it means to be human. Our Town is an impassioned call to take notice of the beauty in small and everyday things.

WHO: Students in grades 7-12 only (school groups only - not open to the public)

WHERE: Bush Theatre, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI

WHEN: Friday, March 27, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. (Please plan to arrive 30-40 minutes early.)

TALK-BACK: An optional 30-minute Talk-Back will take place after the production

COSTS: $3.00 per seat and one free ticket awarded for every 15 purchased

  • For tickets please call Chantel Barger, CMU Ticket Central at 989-774-2440  (weekdays from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.)
  • Advance purchase only
  • Ticket sales end on March 23. 2020
PARKING: Free parking details and directions provided once tickets are purchased.

DIRECTIONS: Provided in the confirmation email after tickets are purchased

QUESTIONS:  For non-ticket/content questions, please contact Nancy Eddy at eddy1n@cmich.edu

TRAVEL GRANTS: Those seeking financial assistance to bring their group to this event are encouraged to explore the Michigan Youth Arts Organization - Travel Grant program. (CMU is not affiliated with this organization and we include this for your convenience only) 

TYFA Leadership

Nancy Eddy
Associate Professor of Theatre
Phone: (989) 774-2061

Steven Berglund
CHAIR, Department of Theatre and Dance
Professor of Theatre
Phone: 989-774-3961

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