Pen Paint & Pretzels

Tufts's Oldest Student-Run Theatre Organization


Who Are We?

We are Tufts’ student theatre group as well as the oldest student organization on campus!

Our Meetings

We meet every Monday during Open Block (noon) in the Balch Arena Theatre in the Aidekman Arts Center.

Connect With Us

You can find us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, and Flickr! We’re also on Snapchat (username: “tufts3Ps”).


About Auditions

Auditions are held at several points during the semester – check out the call board for more information. Auditions are open to everyone, regardless of your experience and major!

Audition Info

About Tech

We’re always looking for talented designers, producers, and stage managers. Whether you have experience or just interest, there’s always a place on a production staff for you. Just ask!

Tech Info

Play Database

The 3Ps Play Database is a space to share plays you love and find new scripts to read! This is not only to suggest shows that 3Ps could possibly put on–anyone is encouraged to add their favorite plays, regardless of feasibility.

Play Database

Joke Awards

Can’t wait for Spaghetti Night? We totally get it because we can’t wait either. The party may be at the end of the year but you can start in on the fun now by submitting a joke award for someone!

Submit a Joke Award

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