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2016-2017 Season

March 20, 2017
Relationships Young and Old Take Shape in Heartwarming On Golden Pond. The Human Race revisits the past and forges new bonds across generations with Ernest Thompson’s classic, April 6 – 23, 2017 at the Loft Theatre.

January 30, 2017
The Human Race Theatre Company Announces Its 2017–2018 Eichelberger Loft Season. “Dayton’s Official Theatre Company” presents a season of laughs with new and modern classic comedies for its 31st Season.

January 23, 2017
“Broadway’s Golden Couple” Brings the Great White Way to the Gem City. Broadway talents Marin Mazzie and Jason Danieley to perform in a concert celebrating The Human Race’s 30th Anniversary, February 24, 2017 at the Loft Theatre.

January 17, 2017
Eric Ulloa’s 26 Pebbles Examines How a Community Endures in the Wake of Tragedy. Bio-play about the residents of Newtown, Connecticut makes its professional premiere February 2 – 19, 2017 with The Human Race Theatre Company.

November 29, 2016
Epic Online Gamers Become Heroes in The Human Race Theatre Company’s Staged Reading of Legendale. New musical gets two-week workshop and reading, December 18, 2016 at the Loft Theatre before 2017 world premiere in Denmark.

November 17, 2016
Last Season’s SOLD OUT The Santaland Diaries Is Set to Sleigh Again at The Human Race Theatre Company. Tim Lile returns as the disgruntled elf Crumpet in this one-man comedy for grownups, December 8 – 17, 2016 at the Loft Theatre.

October 17, 2016
The Humor is Heaven-sent in The Human Race’s Hail Mary! Tom Dudzick’s hilarious tale of an unorthodox novice at a crossroads takes the stage, November 3 – 20, 2016 at the Loft Theatre.

September 6, 2016
Creating New Works in Focus at The Human Race with Readings and Seminars. Partnership with the Ohio Playwrights Circle brings professional playwrights to lecture on creating new work and to present plays in development.

August 22, 2016
Fancy a Shave? Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street Sets Up Shop at The Human Race Theatre Company. Tony Award-winning tale of madness, murder and meat pies opens The Race’s 30th Anniversary Season, September 8 – October 2, 2016 at the Loft Theatre.

August 10, 2016
The Human Race Theatre Company Brings Autism and Shakespeare Project to Dayton. 10-week pilot program uses the language of Shakespeare’s plays to aid Miami Valley children with autism.

2015-2016 Season

May 20, 2016
The Human Race Theatre Company Closes Out Its 29th Season with Terrence McNally’s Master Class. Human Race alumna Mierka Girten returns for a commanding turn as opera’s rebellious diva, Maria Callas, at The Loft Theatre, June 9 – 26, 2016.

March 29, 2016
The Human Race Theatre Company Announces Its 2016-2017 Eichelberger Loft Season. Company launches 30th Anniversary Season with updated logo and mix of new work and well-known revivals.

March 17, 2016
Lewis Black’s One Slight Hitch is a Wedding Day Dream Turned Disaster at The Human Race Theatre Company. Comedian/playwright Black’s romantic farce is a nightmare for any father of the bride at The Loft Theatre, April 7 – 24, 2016.

January 19, 2016
American Classic The Glass Menagerie Shatters Family Memories at The Human Race Theatre Company. Tennessee Williams’ masterpiece takes to The Loft Theatre stage February 4 – 21, 2016

November 19, 2015
David Sedaris’ Irreverant The Santaland Diaries Skewers the Holidays at The Human Race Theatre Company. Tim Lile stars as the disgruntled elf Crumpet in this one-man comedy for grownups only, December 10 – 19, 2015 at The Loft Theatre.

October 20, 2015
The Human Race Theatre Company Makes an Appointment for Laughter and Tears with Steel Magnolias. Robert Harling’s Southern treasure makes its long-awaited return, November 5 – 29, 2015 at The Loft Theatre.

August 25, 2015
The Human Race Theatre Company Sheds Its Inhibitions with The Full Monty: The Broadway Musical. “Rocky meets Magic Mike” musical comedy that dares to bear it all opens The Race’s 29th Season, September 10 – October 4, 2015 at The Loft Theatre.

August 11, 2015
Comedian Lewis Black Performs Stand Up Concert to Benefit The Human Race Theatre Company. October 11, 2015 event at Victoria Theatre is a rant for a good cause.

July 13, 2015
The Human Race Launches Its First Festival of New Works, August 7 and 8. Two-day festival presents a combination of five new plays and musicals in development.