CORVALLIS, Ore. – An eclectic collection of student-directed, short plays will be featured during Oregon State University Theatre’s annual Spring One-Act Festival May 31 to June 3 on the OSU campus in Corvallis.

Shows are at 7:30 p.m. May 31, June 1 and June 2 and at 2 p.m. June 3 in the Withycombe Hall Lab Theatre, 2901 S.W. Campus Way.

This year’s line-up includes:

  • Jason Milligan’s “Clara and the Gambler,” directed by Sarah Wagner
  • Timothy Starnes’ “In the Drink,” directed by Heaven Carreon
  • John Wooten’s “The Role of Della,” directed by Mackenzie Powers
  • Walter Wykes’ “The Spotted Man,” directed by Amy Stein
  • Carol Mack’s “The Courier,” directed by Lindsey Esch
  • Rich Orloff’s “Playwriting 101: The Rooftop Lesson,” directed by Mike Stephens

General admission tickets are $8; $6 for seniors; $5 for youth/students; and $4 for OSU students. They are available through the OSU Theatre Box Office by calling 541-737-2784 or online at

Contact the box office for disability access accommodations and/or group ticket sales.

College of Liberal Arts

About the OSU College of Liberal Arts: The College of Liberal Arts encompasses seven distinct schools, as well as several interdisciplinary initiatives, that focus on humanities, social sciences, and fine and performing arts. Curriculum developed by the college’s nationally and internationally-renowned faculty prepares students to approach the complex problems of the world ethically and thoughtfully, contributing to a student's academic foundation and helping to build real-world skills for a 21st century career and a purposeful life.

Story By: 

Michelle Klampe, 541-737-0784, [email protected]


Elizabeth Helman, [email protected]

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