After countless hours of planning, adapting and hoping, we are absolutely thrilled to share the announcement of our 2021-22 Mainstage season! 

This season’s schedule includes something for everyone, and we are excited to have two state-of-the-art venues as well as virtual options to share with all our audiences.

Below you can learn more about the performances in our new season, The Rep Exclusive Pass (for season tickets) and how to redeem your passes (for existing subscribers). 


Dreaming Zenzile Based on the life of Miriam Makeba

by Somi Kakoma

September 10 – October 3
Loretto-Hilton Center for the Performing Arts

At her final concert, South African musical legend and activist Miriam Makeba delivers the performance of her life, raising the conscience and the consciousness of a people. But the ancestors are calling—transporting her through the music and fractured memories of her past on a spiritual journey of reconciliation. Written and performed by Grammy-nominated international music sensation Somi Kakoma, this world premiere musical is an electrifying portrait of a revolutionary artist’s singular voice and vision.
Major Sponsor: Whitaker Foundation

The Gradient

by Steph Del Rosso

October 1 – 24
Catherine B. Berges Theatre at COCA

In this world premiere satire set in the not-so-distant future, a new facility promises to take men accused of sexual misconduct and rehabilitate them into responsible citizens. Steph Del Rosso’s bold new play asks: Can we mass-produce forgiveness?

A Christmas Carol

by Charles Dickens
Adapted by Michael Wilson

December 3 – 30
Loretto-Hilton Center for the Performing Arts

The Rep is proud to launch a new holiday tradition with our first-ever annual production of A Christmas Carol! At long last, the ghosts of Ebenezer Scrooge’s past, present and future have caught up with him. Now London’s most infamous miser must take a transformative journey as he faces the worst parts of himself and discovers unexpected redemption. Michael Wilson’s wondrous adaptation has delighted more than 1 million audience members throughout the country. The New York Times hailed it as “rousing” and “crowd-pleasing.”

The 39 Steps

Adapted by Patrick Barlow
From the novel by John Buchan

January 21 – February 13
Loretto-Hilton Center for the Performing Arts

Hitchcock meets hilarity in this madcap comedic thriller. Richard Hannay is an everyday bloke looking for a little more excitement in his life. But he gets more than he bargains for when he is unwittingly plunged into the world of spies, agents and espionage. Now it’s up to him, with the help of a mysterious woman, to thwart the plot of the dubious organization known as “The 39 Steps.” Don’t miss the tour de force performances as four actors take on over 150 roles in a plot packed with intrigue, international danger, old-fashioned romance, high-spirited comedy and a death-defying finale!

The Trinity River Plays

by Regina Taylor

February 11 – March 6
Catherine B. Berges Theatre at COCA

In this multi-generational trilogy, we meet aspiring young writer Iris Spears on her seventeenth birthday as she eagerly anticipates her upcoming college career and dreams of leaving Dallas for the wonders of New York City. Seventeen years later we travel home with her to confront the secrets of her past in a search for peace. Over the course of a single evening we follow Iris’ journey as she struggles to interrupt the cycle of intergenerational trauma that continues to eat away at her and her family.

House of Joy

by Madhuri Shekar

March 18 – April 10
Loretto-Hilton Center for the Performing Arts

Within the lush decadence of an Imperial Palace, a young Queen and her trusted bodyguard yearn to see what’s beyond the heavily guarded gates. This action-packed adventure is filled with tension, thrills and fearless sword combat, as two women bravely fight for their own meaning of freedom, breaking through the walls—both real and artificial—that have kept them in this paradise for far too long.


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