The Crescent Theatre is Clayton State University’s theatrical stage featuring productions by students in the Theatre program. This beautifully renovated 149 seat theatre serves as a performance and classroom space.
The Crescent Theatre
The Colored Museum
By George C. Wolfe
Performances: 11/11, 17, 18 @ 7:30p and
11/12, 19 @ 2:30p
Through a series of 11 exhibits, this bold, unapologetic satire depicts what it’s
like to be black in America.
By William Shakespeare
In a 90-minute version freely adapted by Derrick Vanmeter
3/24, 30, 31 @ 7:30p, 3/25, 4/1 @ 2:30p
Something is rotten in the state of Denmark. Visited by the ghost of his father, and haunted by questions of existence, Prince Hamlet seeks revenge against his uncle Claudius. Shakespeare’s longest play is stripped down to the barest essentials in this 90-minute version.
Clayton State Theatre is committed to ensuring that our theatre is accessible to all individuals with or without disabilities. The Crescent Theatre is equipped with wheelchair seating, listening devices for the hearing impaired, and an access ramp leading to the stage.