Seating up to 250, Troesh Studio Theater offers a versatile space ideal for engaging performances best enjoyed up close. Housing a wide range of shows such as classical ensemble performances, dramatic plays and stand-up comedy, this venue is guaranteed to provide an immediate, immersive entertainment experience.
Both floor and tiered seating sections allow audience members two options to enjoy their entertainment experience. Beverages can be purchased in the lobby bar and brought into the theatre, including specialty cocktails, beer, wine and non-alcoholic drinks.
Seating is general admission within the two seating sections.
Smith Center audiences couldn’t get enough of Dixie Longate’s comedy stylings in her hilarious, off-Broadway show, “Dixie’s Tupperware Party” – and now she returns by wild demand with her newest comedy hit! In this hysterical, interactive one-woman show, “Dixie’s Never Wear a Tube Top While Riding a Mechanical Bull,” Dixie swaps her Tupperware bowls for a mechanical bull as she shares hard-earned lessons from a night of drinking at her favorite honkytonk. ...BUY TICKETS LEARN MORE
“Eclipsed” offers a chilling, humanizing and surprisingly funny portrait of transformation and renewal. With wit, compassion and defiance, this gripping play unearths the wreckage of war and celebrates the women who navigate and survive the most hostile of circumstances. Most important, “Eclipsed” is a major achievement - a scorching work about women and war whose humor burnishes rather than undermines its seriousness of purpose. The production features ferociously committed ensemble performances, staged with power and finesse....BUY TICKETS LEARN MORE
Join us for our 4th season of Spotlight performances and enjoy the unique experience of being up close and personal in these intimate chamber concerts featuring members of our orchestra. Hear the stories behind the music and the inspiration they’ve provided as our musicians share their favorite pieces for small ensembles. ...LEARN MORE
Winner of the 1982 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and set in 1943 on a segregated army base in Louisiana, “A Soldier’s Play” is essentially a gripping mystery story. Waters, a black sergeant, has been murdered and, to the surprise of everyone on the base, a black captain is sent to investigate. He is greeted with a range of reactions - mistrust by his counterpart, a white captain, disdain by other white officers, and enthusiasm by the black soldiers, who are hoping that the local KKK will be blamed for the crime. Join us as we approach Martin Luther King Day by experiencing the incomparable actor extraordinaire Antonio “Huggy Bear” Fargas in unveiling this gem....BUY TICKETS LEARN MORE