News & Updates

Welcome! You have stumbled across the website of The Underground Shakespeare Company. The Undergroundlings bring fun, frequent, no-fuss productions of plays by Shakespeare and his contemporaries to the University of Pennsylvania. The Undergroundlings are sponsored by and resident at Rodin College House.

We're now conducting auditions for our spring show: ROMEO AND JULIET, directed by Nolan Boyer!
Auditions will be held in the Rodin Underground from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM on Sunday, January 22 and from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM on Monday, January 23.
Sides will be provided; no preparation is necessary. ALL LEVELS OF ACTING EXPERIENCE ARE WELCOME.

If you have any questions about the Company, please email one of our Nigels: Izzy, at, or Kaitlin at Thank you!

Current Show

The classic tale of a tortured ghost, a treacherous villain, a court full of liars, and of course, the prince who is caught up in all these words, words, words. Over four-hundred years, and this story still demands to be told. Join The Underground Shakespeare Company for HAMLET.


Thursday, March 31, 8:00 PM
Friday, April 01, 8:00 PM
Saturday, April 02, 8:00 PM


$5 to Rodin Residents and in advance
$8 at the door

Directed by Nora Henrie
Stage Managed by Ally Mitchem
Produced by Jonny Bell