Event Calendar
Feb 16 - 25 , 2018

Thus With A Kiss I Die

Presented by MSU Department of Theatre

Fairchild Theatre

Immersive Theatre (PDF)

Conceived and Directed by Rob Roznowski

This immersive theatre piece follows the days and hours leading up to a performance of Romeo and Juliet at a small southern university in 1958 where a progressive director has cast a black Romeo and a white Juliet. This immersive theatre experience examines intolerance from multiple vantage points as the audience follows the numerous characters through the nooks and crannies of the Auditorium. Each audience member’s experience is unique in this experimental piece that diverges from traditional theatrical forms.

Director Pre-Show Discussion Sunday, February 18, 2018 at 1:15pm

Post-Show Discussion on Thursday, February 22, 2018 (Following the Performance)

In this immersive theatre piece, you may choose infinite experiences. 

Follow one actor for the evening.

Stay in limited locations and let the action come to you. 

Or follow whichever storyline intrigues you most. 

Should you choose the highly active path please be aware that this performance is not recommended for audience members who are not comfortable standing, walking, climbing stairs or being alone. Because of the immersive nature of this piece, audiences may be standing for several minutes at a time over the course of the performance and will also be required to navigate several flights of stairs. Audiences are encouraged to wear comfortable shoes.

Should you choose a less active path for your experience, there are four separate rooms across the Auditorium Building you must travel to. All are accessible. 

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  • Michigan State University
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  • East Lansing, MI
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