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The Tech Players' 61st Season on the TTU Campus

Sponsored by the English Department.

THE TECH PLAYERS' production of NEVER THE SINNER in DERRYBERRY AUDITORIUM was a success. thank you for supporting our theatre program.

Please visit The Season page for shows, dates and times.


It only took seven days but we are officially moved out of the Jere Whitson Building. For the next 2-3 years as the Playhouse is under renovation we will be operating out of Foundation Hall (the old Prescott Middle School). This does not mean that we won't have an amazing season of shows! We will be utilizing the beautiful Derryberry Auditorium for the fall production, the Cookeville Performing Arts Center for our winter production and the Dogwood Park Performance Pavilion for our spring production. Please check back with us here for dates and times and all relevant information concerning the 61st season of the Tech Players on the campus of TTU.

You are also welcome to stop by our office in Foundation Hall room 132.


Mark H. Creter, Theatre Professor, Artistic Director

BackDoor PlayHouse

"and isn't that essentially all that life is - a collection of stories?" Qui Nguyen

The Backdoor Playhouse is located at the rear entrance of Jere Whitson, 805 Quadrangle.

The Tech Players and the staff of the Dramatic Arts division are cleaning up, organizing and preparing the old auditorium on the second floor of Foundation Hall to transform it into the The Talon Theatre. This intimate, 100 seat theatre will be initially used for acting class, poetry readings, and other small theatrical events but we have plans.

Coming Soon:

The Talon Theatre in Foundation Hall.

During our time in wilderness that is Foundation Hall my staff, students and I have been working on transforming the old middle school auditorium into the new TTU Talon Theatre, and it is looking good! This 100 seat theatre will be used this semester for poetry performances, play readings, and open mic and improv nights. In December we will have our first student-directed production in there and I hope that is the beginning of a new tradition of student-directed productions in that space even after our eventual return to the beloved Backdoor Playhouse. In the meantime come visit us at the Talon Theatre on the second floor of Foundation Hall.