Performing and Visual Arts Events

Experience a delightfully wacky and modern take on the classic Renaissance romp in this fast-paced fashionable version of the tale.

Performance Schedule


General Admission: $6
Stritch Student: Free (on day of performance)

The Cardinal Stritch University Performing Arts Season presents an intriguing blend of productions and events that highlight artistry and academic process. Contact or call (414) 410-4171 for ticket and performance information.

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The Emperor's New Clothes is performed in the Nancy Kendall Mainstage Theater 
in the Joan Steele Stein Center for Communication Studies/Fine Arts building on the Cardinal Stritch University campus. Tickets are still available for pick up in the Box Office at the front of the Nancy Kendall Theater.

The Emperor's New Clothes

  • By: Dianne Sposito and Mark Boergers
  • World Premiere


  • Dinah Aming'a (Giro)
  • Kylie Boesch (Chef Augusto)
  • Esmerelda Calderon (Lily)
  • Anthony D'Amato (Don Uccello)
  • Marina Johnstone (Dottore Zanina)
  • Alana Kerr (Nico)
  • Courtney King (Capitano Pasquale)
  • Katrina Hermann (Tozzo)
  • Sophia Hey (Signora Fiore)
  • Lindsey Jasinski (Triplo)
  • Kiley Ledger (Amelia)
  • Azucena Reyes (Lupo)
  • Kaya Rhoads (Maestro Pizzaiolo)
  • Axel Romàn (Ludovico of Genoa)
  • Daniel Zavala (Emperor)


  • Jack Millane (Stage Manager)
  • Greg Kaye (Scenic Designer/Technical Director)
  • Kristina Van Slyke (Costume Designer)
  • Jeanne Schrank (Costume Shop Supervisor)
  • NaVada Reed (Dramaturg)

Theater Performance: The Emperor’s New Clothes

Date(s) / Time(s)
DetailsJoan Steele Stein Center for Communication Studies/Fine Arts Nancy Kendall Mainstage Theater Campus Map
Parking InfoFree parking available in lots 5 and 8.
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