Box Office

Content Advisory

The School of Drama now provides content advisories for its season of plays.  If you choose to read the advisories below, please be aware that they may reveal elements of the plot prior to viewing.  While the school does not have a policy on admission for children, parents are urged to use their own discretion when considering what is appropriate.

For any questions regarding content advisories, please email Maria Stoy, Box Office Manager at mstoy@andrew.cmu.edu.

Dance/Light

Health & Safety:

  • Strobe light
  • Theatrical haze
  • Sudden loud noises

Dance Nation

Content:

  • “Dance Nation” contains stylized gore, coarse language, depictions of self-harm and masturbation, and descriptions of sex and sexual assault and harassment.  The script also contains references to cultural appropriation and racism, disordered eating, suicide and mental illness, cancer, and death.

Health & Safety:

  • Prolonged use of strobe
  • Theatrical haze
  • Flashing lights
  • Periodic audience “blinders” (bright lights)
  • Sudden loud noises
  • Screeching, high frequency noises
  • Loud, intense pulsating bass

this old haunt

Content:

  • This performance contains discussion of grief and loss. Themes of the occult and stylized rituals occur. Use of strong language.

Health & Safety:

  • Theatrical fog
  • Theatrical haze
  • Brief instance of strobe in the form of lightning

Considering Matthew Shepard

Content:

  • This performance contains discussion of homophobic violence and rhetoric, as well as descriptions of a hate crime. There is the singular usage of a homophobic slur.

Health & Safety:

  • Strobe Light
  • Theatrical Haze

As You Like It

Health & Safety:

  • Strobe Light
  • Theatrical Haze

Junior Performance Project

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Content:

  • Depictions of parental neglect

Health & Safety:

  • Strobe Light
  • Theatrical Haze

 

Your Boyfriend May Be Imaginary:

Health & Safety:

  • Strobe Light
  • Theatrical Haze