Fri, 11/04/2016 - 3:03pm
The timeless story of Charlotte Bronte’s orphaned governess is brought to the stage in Polly Teale’s inventive adaptation. Jane Eyre is a story of one woman’s struggle to find freedom, love and her own voice in a society intent on silencing her desires. Runs at 8 p.m. Nov. 3-5 and 9-11 and 2:30 p.m. Nov. 13. $16, $12 (students) Sponsored by: Theatre and Film Studies, Department of Contact: Box Office 706-542-4400
Thu, 10/20/2016 - 4:17pm
Black Theatrical Ensemble presents "A Raisin in the Sun," which tells the story of a poor African-American family living on the south side of Chicago. When given the opportunity to escape from poverty (in the form of a $10,000 life insurance check), compromises must be made in order to decide what the money will be used for. Also runs at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 21, 2:30 p.m. Oct. 22 and 7:30 p.m. Oct. 22.  $5 (Pre-sale Student), $6 (Pre-sale Alumni), $10…
Fri, 08/26/2016 - 4:28pm
In this compelling new play set in the near future, a scientist teaches a robot how to move, think, and feel like a human – and in the process the pair forges an unexpectedly profound and complex friendship.
Tue, 04/05/2016 - 3:53pm
"Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street" is a dark and grisly comedy, set in 19th century London. It tells the story of a barber who exacts revenge on the judge and the town that unjustly exiled by murdering his customers — and using them as the secret ingredient for wildly popular meat pies. By Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler. Since winning 8 Tony Awards in 1979, including Best Musical, Sweeney Todd has shocked, awed, and delighted…
Tue, 02/02/2016 - 3:17pm
University Theatre presents "Fires in the Mirror" by Anna Deavere Smith, directed by David Saltz. "Fires in the Mirror" tells the true story of a conflict between the African American and Hassidic Jewish communities who live side-by-side in the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn. In August 1991, a car in a motorcade carrying the Hassidic rabbi struck and killed a young black boy from a Guyanan family, and a few hours later a visiting Jewish…
Thu, 11/05/2015 - 3:03pm
This Pulitzer Prize-winning play, described by the New York Times as “one of the most persuasive works of pure escapism in Broadway history,” features a delightfully eccentric, free-spirited family. The play, an unprecedented success when it initially opened in 1936, enjoyed a hit Broadway revival in 2014. An offering of UGA’s Spotlight on the Arts Festival. Nov. 6, 11-14 at 8 p.m. Nov. 8 & 15 at 2:30 p.m. Special matinee for area schools…
Mon, 11/02/2015 - 11:37am
This year's all-day Student Spotlight Main Event on Nov. 5 will include dance, drama, improv acts and music performances ranging from a percussion trio to a jazz quintet and an a cappella group of ecology students. The Hodgson Wind Ensemble will appear for the second consecutive year for a session allowing passing students to take the baton and "Conduct us!" This is all for you and especially to draw attention to an aspect of university life…
Tags: Department of Dance, Department of History and the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Institute, Franklin Board of Advisors, Theatre Production, Theatre and Film Studies
Mon, 10/12/2015 - 11:40am
Written by Emily Mann. Directed by Joelle Re Arp-Dunham. University Theatre Studio Series Elizabeth Packard's husband commits her to an asylum, without proof of insanity, in 1861. Based on historical events, Emily Mann’s play tells of one woman’s struggle to right a system gone wrong in this winner of the Kennedy Center Fund for New American Plays Award. Tickets are $12, $7 for students. The show will be performed Oct. 13, 14, 15, 16 and 18 at 8…
Fri, 07/17/2015 - 3:40pm
Written by Martin McDonagh. Directed by Kristin Kundert. A man has been searching for his missing left hand for a quarter century. Enter two bickering lovebirds with a hand to sell and a hotel clerk with an aversion to gunfire for a hilarious roller coaster of love, hate, desperation, and hope.  Production runs September 24-25, 27, 29-30, October 1-2 at 8 p.m., and Sunday, October 4 at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $12, $7 for students.
Tue, 06/04/2013 - 10:53am
Diversity on campus can be construed as a conundrum, wrapped around an enigma, especially when we approve the goals but are not quite convinced about the means to achieve them. Absent a clear acceptance of the policies to promote ethnic, socio-economic and/or geographical diversity among the student population, the goals and benefits thereof remain murky and mired in controversy. And there arise additional questions: how can a place be made at…
Tags: Dawson Hall, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Theatre Production, Department of Dance