Joliet Junior College Theatre


We hope you can attend one of our many theatre productions starring our very talented students.

Upcoming 2017-18 Productions

Performance Times:

  • Wednesdays at 7:30 pm (if noted), Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 pm
  • Saturdays (if noted) and Sundays at 2:00 pm

All performances take place in the Fine Arts Theatre unless otherwise noted.

Rumors

by Neil Simon

Directed by Tammy Perkins
  • October 5-7 at 7:30 pm
  • October 8 at 2:00 pm
  • Location: Fine Arts Theatre

New York's Deputy Mayor has just shot himself during his tenth wedding anniversary party. As he lies bleeding from a flesh wound with his wife nowhere in sight, his lawyer, Ken and Ken's wife, Chris, must get "the story" straight before other guests arrive.

The Elephant Man

by Bernard Pomerance

Directed by Clay Kirkland
November 9-11 and 16-18 at 7:30 pm
November 11-12 and November 18-19 at 2:00 pm
In the Black Box Theatre (K-1001)

Winner of the Drama Desk and Tony Awards for Best Play, this story is based on the true life of Englishman John Merrick. Abandoned by his mother at age 3 in the late 1800s, Merrick was deformed and forced to earn a living as the freak show attraction dubbed "The Elephant Man." Eventually rescued by a successful doctor, Merrick is revealed to be highly intelligent and surprisingly becomes the toast of London society. However, he soon realizes his dream of being just like everyone else can never be achieved.

She Kills Monsters

by Qui Nguyen

Directed by Nicki Blowers
April 12-14 and 19-21 at 7:30 pm
April 14-15 and 21-22 at 2:00 pm
In the Black Box Theatre (K-1001)

A winner of the AATE Distinguished Play Award, this story follows Agnes Evans as she leaves her childhood home in Ohio following the death of her teenage sister Tilly. When Agnes finds Tilly's Dungeons and Dragons notebook, she stumbles on a journey of discovery and adventure in the imaginary world that was Tilly's refuge.

Spring Festival of One-Acts

May 27-28 at 2:00 and 7:30 pm
in the Black Box Theatre (K-1001)

A collection of one-act plays presented in partial completion of the requirements for Theatre 201, Principles of Directing class. Admission is free but tickets are required. Please call the box office at 815-280-2200 to reserve your seat.

Coming February of 2018:
Audition announcement for The Spring Festival of One Acts

Suggested audience: high school and up.
Please Note: Some of the one-acts contain adult language and situations.