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Award-winning puppeteer actor Joshua Holden will work this week with students cast in the upcoming production of “Avenue Q,” then present his own puppet show March 30.
Last fall, a local vintage-clothing collector donated more than 200 pieces to the UAB Department of Theatre—rack upon rack of dresses, skirts, bodices, hats, gloves, shoes, parasols, fans, a few men’s garments, sporting equipment, and a blue silk-peacock suit.
Valerie Accetta, M.F.A., assistant professor in the Department of Theatre and the head of UAB’s new bachelor of fine arts degree program in musical theatre, has plenty of impressive roles under her belt, from playing romantic lead Margy Frake in the first national tour of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s State Fair to singing baroque opera in Greece.
Alumna Rebecca Harper will direct a new play, “Women of War,” to be presented Nov. 12-15 and Nov. 19-22 by the University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Theatre.
Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning play “Clybourne Park” will open the University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Theatre’s 2014-2015 season, with performances Oct. 15-19.
Students and the community are invited to cheer on new theater students at the fifth annual Freshman Showcase, presented by the University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Theatre.
This season the University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Theatre will tackle weighty and witty plays on race relations, warfare and sexual liberation, along with a coming-of-age musical puppet parable and the annual Festival of 10-Minute Plays.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Theatre will present the musical “Urinetown” April 9-13, with shows at 7:30 p.m. nightly April 9-12 and a matinee at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 13, in the Sirote Theatre at UAB’s Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center.
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