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UGA Theatre examines the Asian-American experience with BFE

Posted 5 months 1 day ago
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Beginning Tuesday March 20, UGA Theatre presents “BFE” by Julia Cho, directed by professor Farley Richmond:

Panny is an ordinary 14-year-old Korean American girl living in a typical suburb, but not everything is as idyllic as it first appears. Her low self esteem is exacerbated when her agoraphobic mother offers plastic surgery to soften her Asian features as a birthday present. Panny’s world constricts around itself, tightening with each passing moment, her only solace coming from a Korean pen pal and a potential romance on the other end of a misdialed phone call. While Panny...

UGA Opera Theatre presents Mozart's Le nozze di Figaro

Posted 5 months 3 weeks ago
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UGA Opera Theatre will complete its trifecta of Mozart's three most famous operas created with librettist Lorenzo da Ponte in their production of Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro) this weekend:

This energetic period production juxtaposes side-splitting comedy with biting social commentary, all illuminated through Mozart's ingenious score. It’s no surprise why Le nozze di Figaro is one of the most famous and beloved operas of all time.

Performances will take place in the UGA Fine Arts Theatre on Friday, February 23 and Saturday, February 24 at 8:00pm, and on February...

UGA Theatre presents DETROIT

Posted 5 months 4 weeks ago
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Directed by professor George Contini, UGA Theatre presents Lisa D’Amour’s Detroit, in which an all-American backyard barbeque turns into a menacing affair when mysterious new neighbors upend the lives of an average couple, beginning this weekend:

Lisa D’Amour’s Detroit examines the American state of mind – the obsessiveness of our deep ontological need to define who we are in terms of position, class, consumption, race, and gender roles. D’Amour’s characters all suffer from classic existential angst. They’ve lost sight of what it means to “be in the world” because the world has...

Kishi Bashi at Seney-Stovall: Omoiyari

Posted 5 months 4 weeks ago
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The Willson Center for Humanities and Arts presents a Global Georgia Initiative event tonight at 8 pm in Seney-Stovall Chapel, “A Conversation on the Japanese Incarceration Through Song and Film,” a unique multimedia event exploring the history and legacy of Japanese incarceration in the U.S. during World War II:

[Kaoru] Ishibashi will be joined by collaborators Julian Saporiti and Erin Aoyama, musicians and graduate student researchers in American studies at Brown University, as well as by a string quartet. Following the music, film and spoken word performance, John Morrow,...

Concerto Competition Winners, UGA Symphony Orchestra, to Perform Thursday Concert

Posted 6 months 2 weeks ago
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Soloist winners of the annual Concerto Competition, a longstanding tradition of the Hodgson School of Music, will perform with the UGA Symphony Orchestra on Thursday, February 1st at 7:30 p.m. in Hodgson Hall for the next installment of the Thursday Scholarship Series:

“What makes [the program] a challenge is you never know what the winning selections are going to be. It can make for some very challenging programming,” says Mark Cedel, Director of Symphony Orchestra and one of the conductors of the Concerto Competition Program. Two of the pieces will be conducted by conducting...

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