University Theatre presents Sweeney Todd

Posted 2 years 2 months ago
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Music and murder are on the menu for University Theatre’s final production of the season, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, by Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler, directed by George Contini. 

Performances will be in the Fine Arts Theatre April 14-15, 20-23 at 8 p.m. and April 17 & 24 at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $16, $12 for students, and can be purchased at, by phone at 706-542-4400, or in-person at the Performing Arts Center or Tate Center box office.

Since winning 8 Tony Awards in 1979, including Best Musical, Sweeney Todd has shocked...

Choral Ensembles Second Thursday Concert

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The March edition of the Second Thursday Scholarship Series at the Hugh Hodgson School of Music brings five of the School of Music's accomplished vocal ensembles to the stage tonight:

"The Choral Showcase will be a celebration of the many styles and sounds of choral music at UGA," said Dan Bara, the John D. Boyd UGA Foundation Professor of Choral Music and director of choral activities at the music school.

Tickets for the performance are $18, $5 with a UGA student ID. Tickets are available at, by calling 706-542-4400 or by visiting the Performing Arts Center box...

CORE Spring Concerts

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The dance department's CORE Concert Contemporary and Aerial Dance Company annual spring performances continue tonight and Saturday Feb. 27 at 8 p.m. at the New Dance Theatre in the dance building:

The performance will include the premiere of several new contemporary and aerial arts pieces, a guest performance by members of the Compania Nacional de Danza Costa Rica and several repertory performances.

Tickets are $16, $10 for students and senior citizens. To purchase tickets, visit the Tate Student Center ticket office, go to or call 706-542-4400. Tickets are also...

Machiavelli's The Mandrake

Posted 2 years 3 months ago
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University Theatre and director T. Anthony Marotta present a new twist on an old tale of desire and deception:

The play revolves around characters pursuing their desires by any means necessary: Callimaco (played by Drew Atkinson) years for the beautiful Lucrezia (played by Kileigh Adams), a virtuous young woman married to foolish old Calfucci (played by Hannah Klevesahl). Calfucci is desperate for an heir while Lucrezia’s mother, Sostrata (played by Ellen Briggs) is equally desperate to be a grandmother. With the aid of Timoteo the greedy priest (played by Anna Pieri), Calfucci...

Celebrating Dada

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"So many people and so many messages," wrote the critic Robert Hughes about Hanover-based Dadaist Kurt Schwitters' 'Merz' works. From Picabia's fascination with machines to Duchamp's cajoling ridicule of art world norms, it's true that many still grapple with the implications of the Dada movement. It has certainly reeked its share of havoc with Post-Art art makers and thinkers, much less the innocents who encounter these works. English professer Jed Rasula's widely celebrated new book is the focus of events tonight at the Flicker Theatre meant to rejoin us with the Cabaret Voltaire a...