2020 - 2021 SEASON

Jonathan Scott Bennett Scholarship Benefit Concert

7:30 p.m., Friday, September 11, 2020
Scholarship performance event hosted by Barton College to benefit Fike High School students who excel in areas of academics, arts, and athletics to honor the memory of Fike graduate Jonathan Scott Bennett.

Spoken Word (Outdoor Theatre Event)

7:30 p.m., Friday, September 18, 2020
Campus-wide event open to students, faculty, and staff of Barton College interested in sharing viewpoints of unique interests via stories, poetry, songs, or other forms of communicating awareness. Please note that this program will not be an open mic format. Contact Sherry Lee Allen at in order to participate.

Spotlight Event - 2020 Seniors Showcase Highlights

7:30 p.m., Friday, October 2, 2020
Join us in celebrating recent graduates of the Theatre program as they share their talents with excerpts from Senior Showcase performances on the Outdoor stage in front of the Kennedy Family Theatre.

Pride of Doves

7:30 p.m., Thursday - Saturday, November 12 - 14, 2020
3:00 p.m., Sunday, November 15, 2020

This dramatic production by Doug Robinson examines systemic racial issues and offers a thought-provoking message to the audience regarding a responsible approach to ending the cycle of injustice. Explicit language and images not appropriate for age 13 or younger.

Student-Produced Works

7:30 p.m., Friday - Saturday, March 26 - 27, 2021
Barton Theatre students present their creative, 10-minute plays, stories, and poems, fully produced on stage in the Kennedy Family Theatre. Come celebrate this performance series of originality. The play’s the thing!

Coop’s Homecoming

7:30 p.m., Wednesday - Friday, April 8 - 10, 2021
Barton College alumnus Zachery Rayburn first debuted a staged reading of his original musical in the 2016 New Works Festival. The story follows a group of friends as they deal with the loss of their dear friend, a fallen hero, and the profound impact he had on their lives. This next step in producing Coop’s Homecoming presents additional new music by Rayburn and Jim Grant with further exploration of the soldier and his family and friends as they recall, celebrate, and relive moments of his life.