2019 Season

Fact, Fallacy, Fantasy

When we get lost in the imagination, the most fantastic things seem true. Fantasy bridges the gap between fact and fallacy, revealing a spectrum of possibilities and stories. Our 2019 season explores how fantastic storytelling reshapes and reveals truth through the art of literary burlesque.

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Adventure! Marvelous Tales of the Baron Munchausen

April 12 & 13, 2019
7:30 PM
The Auditorium at U-Heights

Prone to embellishment, aggrandizement, and showmanship, the Baron Munchausen commands the attentions of kings and courtiers, using carnivalesque fantasy and pageantry to bolster a return to fact and reason. His legendary tales serve as the map for our first adventure of 2019 in which we explore the power of storytelling.


Big Lit Energy

July 14, 2019
6:30 PM

Quite possibly the bawdiest literary event in town, join us for a true taste of what Noveltease has to offer and help us raise money to continue crafting literary burlesque in the future.

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Northanger Abbey

November 15 & 16, 2019
7:30 PM
The Auditorium at U-Heights

Cathy Moreland expects the world to be exactly as its been set out in books, but her expectations are upended when she finds herself inside her own gothic romance. Our adaptation of Jane Austen’s 1803 novella parallels the Regency-era romance to the 1960s pulp novel with camp, humor, and jazz.