Before they graduate, the seniors will help deliver one more musical when “Hairspray” takes the stage April 11-15.
Professor Emeritus Ward Haarbauer will present “Cholera, Railroad Lanterns, and a Ship on a Lake: Birmingham Theatre in the 19th Century.”
With deliriously tuneful songs, big musical numbers, a huge cast and colorful costumes, “Hairspray” celebrates the ’60s and equality.
The public will have an opportunity for a Q-and-A with the actress at 4 p.m. Saturday, March 31.
A jaw reconstruction surgery completed in the School of Dentistry has impacted the life of a professor in UAB Theatre.
This collection of plays delves into the universal challenges of relationships and the power of love with both humor and heartbreak.
The true story of astronomer Henrietta Leavitt, who discovered how to measure the universe and changed the field of astronomy.
Noah Holcomb has a way with pets, so PetSmart brought him on board for a series of commercials with cute and cuddly cats and dogs.
With new songs by Tony Award-winning Lin-Manuel Miranda, “Working” explores “the extraordinary dreams of ordinary people” — American workers.
The 2017 Peace and Justice Studies Association conference will bring activists, scholars and educators from around the world to UAB.
Throughout one hilarious starry summer night, Shakespeare employs witty dialogue, slapstick humor, sexual innuendo, cross purposes and mistaken identity. This delightful work remains the Bard’s most popular comedy more than 400 years later.
Each of Theatre UAB’s shows are cast almost entirely from the student body. The Department of Theatre is attracting so much talent for its Musical Theatre program that two musicals are scheduled for this season.
Sign up now for sketch comedy, calligraphy, printmaking, theater, dance, creativity for children and more.
Faculty and staff from the College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Art and Art History, Department of Music and Department of Theatre explore their skills locally and abroad.
Class of 2017 option 2After graduation, Haley Callahan will pursue her master’s degree in counseling from Northwestern University.
Class of 2017 option 2Russell Alexander II will graduate April 29 and begin work with a professional acting company, after performing with Theatre UAB and garnering a national award from the Kennedy Center.
As Theatre UAB’s musical theater BFA program grows, students are up to the challenge of this sophisticated Stephen Sondheim musical, which includes his most popular song, “Send in the Clowns.”
Students studying voice are offered free screenings of their vocal cords by professionals in the UAB Voice Center to check for overuse, allergies or reflux and to prevent potential damage.
All of the plays in the March 6-10 festival are written, directed and acted by students, staff and faculty from the UAB Department of Theatre. All tickets are $5, and shows typically sell out.
Playwright Tom Stoppard’s hilarious lampooning of murder mystery conventions features feuding theater critics Moon and Birdboot as they are swept into the whodunit they are viewing. The “play within a play” is based in three acting styles interwoven together: the farcical, the melodrama of “who done it thrillers” and Theatre of the Absurd.
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