Current Season

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

October 17-20 at 7:30pm & October 21 at 2:00pm

Winner of the Tony and the Drama Desk Awards for Best Book, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee has charmed audiences across the country. Six quirky adolescents compete in the Bee, run by three equally quirky grown-ups. A riotous show, complete with audience participation!

Content Advisory: Adult language and situations.

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Angels in America, Part I: Millennium Approaches

November 7-10, 14-16 at 7:30pm & November 17 at 2:00pm

Separate but connected New Yorkers grapple with sexuality, politics and religion during the AIDS crisis of the 1980’s. Kushner’s celebrated epic is compassionate, spiritual, often witty, and completely captivating.

Content Advisory: Strong sexual content, and adult language.

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Hay Fever

February 20-23 at 7:30pm & February 24 at 2:00pm

Misunderstandings and tantrums abound when the four members of the self-absorbed Bliss family each invite a guest for the weekend. Coward’s beloved play is a delightful mix of high farce and comedy of manners.

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The Festival of Ten Minute Plays

March 4-8 at 7:30pm

Experience an evocative, radical, touching and often hilarious selection of short plays written, directed and performed by Theatre UAB students, faculty and staff. One of our most popular offerings for a great price!

Content Advisory: Strong adult language and situations.

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April 10-13 at 7:30pm & April 14 at 2:00pm

Savage recounts the startling true tale of a Mbuti man, Ota Benga, taken in the early 1900’s by missionary and anthropologist Samuel Verner for exhibition at the St. Louis World’s Fair and, later, The Bronx Zoo. Displaced and cruelly exploited, Ota Benga is left to marginally exist in a world he does not understand, never able to return to his homeland. This world premiere seamlessly blends fiction, history, dance, traditional African Congo music, ragtime, as well as contemporary melodic/rap styles.

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