CURRENT TYA Productions/projects

Below are our current and ongoing theatre for young audiences projects. Our program aims to provide quality productions for youth in Madison and rural Wisconsin.

We aren't doing anything right this moment. But do not fear, we are hard at work on our next projects!


Past Theatre for Young Audiences Productions

2017             The Girl Who Forgot to Sing Badly by Finegan Kruckemeyer. Directed by Manon van de Water. Madison Area Schools. 

2017             Hunger/Here. Devised and Directed by Jen Plants. Madison Area Schools.

2016             The Dragon by Evgenii Svaarts, adapted and directed by Jen Plants. Memorial Union's Frederic March Play Circle and Frank Lloyd Wright's                                                             Hillside Theatre at Taliesin.

2015             At the Ark at Eight by Ulrich Hub. Directed by Manon van de Water with Scott Harman. University Theatre's Mitchell Theatre and Frank Lloyd                                                      Wright’s Hillside Theatre at Taliesin.

2013             Wondrous Tales of Old Japan II. Written and directed by David Furumoto. University Theatre's Hemsley Theater and Frank Lloyd Wright’s                                                                Hillside Theatre at Taliesin.

2012             Pedro and the War Cantata by María Inés Falconi (US premiere). Co-translated, and adapted by Manon van de Water and Andy Wiginton.                                                              Directed by Manon van de Water. University Theatre's Hemsley Theater and Frank Lloyd Wright’s Hillside Theatre at Taliesin.

2010             The Yum Yum Room by Stephen House (US Premiere). Directed by Andy Wiginton.

2009            Revolt of the Beavers. Federal Theatre Project play by Oscar Saul and Louis Lantz. Adapted and directed by Pete Rydberg and JS Fauquet.

2009            Falling Girls by Moniek Merkx (US Premiere), co-translated by Manon van de Water and Karlijn Purdy. Directed by Manon van de Water and                                                         Andy Wiginton.

2008            Dragon Wings by Laurence Yep. Directed by David Furumoto.

2007            Hibernation by Heleen Verburg (US premiere). Translated by Manon van de Water with Karlijn Purdy. Directed by Manon van de Water.                                                                 University Theatre's Hemsley Theater and regional schools tour.

2006             In the Garden of the Selfish Giant by Sandra Fenichel Asher. Directed by Manon van de Water

2005             Bocon! by Lisa Loomer. Directed by David Furumoto. University Theatre's Hemsley Theater and regional schools tour.

2004             Wondrous Tales of Old Japan. Written and directed by David Furumoto.  University Theatre's Hemsley Theater and regional schools tour.

2003             Somebody Catch My Homework by Sandra Fenichel Asher. Directed by Manon van de Water.  University Hemsley Theatre and regional                                                                    schools tour.

2002              The House I Call Love.  Written and directed by Steve Feffer.

2000              Still Life with Iris by Steven Dietz.  Directed by Manon van de Water.

1999               This Is Not a Pipe Dream by Barry Kornhauser. Directed by Paulette Marty.

1998-1999     Mugnog by Rainer Hachfeld. Translated and directed by Manon van de Water.