• Harding students perform in a University theatre production.

    Theatre at Harding

    Enjoy exciting theatre designed for the whole family!

  • Musicals

    Crazy for You - Homecoming Musical

    Homecoming Info
  • Pied Pipers

    Children's Theatre Troupe

    Learn more
  • Campus Players

    A Seussified Christmas Carol

  • Contemporary Drama

    Doubt, A Parable

  • Shakespeare

    A Midsummer Night's Dream

  • Spring Sing

    Music and spectacle!

    Learn more
  • This is a photo of the sound board in the Ulrey.

    Seasons of Life

    Student-directed projects

    Read more
  • This is a photo of costumes and fabric in the Ulrey Performing Arts Center.

    Behind the scenes

    Constant opportunities for design, construction and management

  • Summer Theatre

    Three more shows each summer!

    Learn more

Theatre Productions

The Department of Theatre at Harding University is a year-round production environment. Students, faculty and staff are learning and teaching in an exciting and interactive manner. Theatre activities include musicals and musical revues, children's theatre, comedies, tragedies, classical theatre and contemporary works. Theatre is alive and well at Harding University! Come join us!

Upcoming Productions

2018-2019 HU THEATRE

Big Fish” – Homecoming Musical – Benson Auditorium

October 19, 20, 2018

$15 or $18 or free with the PASS

Pied Pipers – Heritage Auditorium

October 20, 2018

All performances are FREE

It's A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play” – Ulrey Performing Arts Center

December 6-8, 2018

$10 or free with the PASS

Pied Pipers Christmas Show

December 8, 2018

Check on Checkov” – Ulrey Performing Arts Center

February 15-16, 21-23, 2019

$10 or free with the PASS

The Giver” – Campus Players

March 28-30, 2019

Donations to Campus Players

Spring Sing 2019 “The Greatest Show” – Benson Auditorium

April 18-20, 2019

$18, $20 or free with PASS

Pied Pipers Spring Show – Heritage Auditorium

April 20, 2019


Every year, the Department of Theatre presents an average of nine fully-staged productions along with some sixty performances by the Pied Pipers. Over 36,000 patrons see Harding University Theatre each season. Most productions are presented in the Ulrey Performing Arts Center and the Benson Auditorium. Tickets for current shows are available online at hardingtickets.com.

Mission Statement: We are a Christ-centered theatre program that challenges students to develop superior artistic skills in order to serve others in the areas of ministry, education and professional theatre.

Theatre at Harding University is about creating a collaborative community on an artistic mission. The art of theatre integrates the fine arts, the humanities and the performing arts into one immersive experience for all of its participants. The purpose of the Theatre Department is to develop Christian artists into proficient theatre practitioners, educators and advocates. Students are guided in this collaboration by a talented faculty and staff who strive to model Christian values and vision in the creative process, in scholarship, in mentoring and in service.

Contact Us

University Box Office 501-279-4276

online ticket info  - www.hardingtickets.com

Theatre White