With new songs by Tony Award-winning Lin-Manuel Miranda, “Working” explores “the extraordinary dreams of ordinary people” — American workers.
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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.”
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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.
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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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Theatre UAB alumnus Luke Harlan, newly graduated from Yale School of Drama, returns to direct a provocative play that examines gender and power through the lens of the 17th century witchcraft trials in England.
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“Clybourne Park” explores race relations and gentrification in surprising and wickedly funny ways, with the changing face of a Chicago neighborhood as backdrop.

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Enticed to UAB by a Computer Music Ensemble concert, Birmingham’s Kevin Peek is graduating with a music technology degree and an array of skills to make it in the music business.
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“Urinetown” takes place in a mythical city with a water shortage where people have to pay to pee, until a hero takes a stand.
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Join Theatre UAB as it presents a beautiful telling of the painfully honest, hopeful and unexpectedly witty 2007 Pulitzer Prize-winning play.
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After beginning his theater career at UAB while still in high school, Corner’s Kevin Allinder is now graduating and moving forward to grad school.

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Ripped from the 1992 World Weekly News tabloid headline, “Bat Boy: The Musical” is a big-hearted satire, set to a peppy, pop-rock score.
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See seven plays in one performance when Theatre UAB presents the 10th annual Festival of 10-Minute Plays, featuring super-short plays.

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UAB Theatre’s playwright-in-residence will have his adaptation of “R.U.R.” performed in New York City, with alum Dustin Cañez as assistant director.

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Theatre UAB has announced two new shows for its current season: a staged reading of “8 The Play” and “Bat Boy: The Musical.”
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A Tony- and Pulitzer prize-winning play about family drama and the elusive nature of truth kicks off Theatre UAB’s new season.
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Enjoy 35 free, short films in two hours when Theatre UAB presents its third annual film fest Sept. 29, featuring works by UAB students.

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Theatre UAB will present “Proof,” “Don’t Trifle with Love,” “Charley’s Aunt,” the 10th annual Festival of 10-Minute Plays & “Bat Boy: The Musical.”

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Vessela Warner of Theatre UAB is contributing her writing talents to a new play, “EcoCentric” presented by Overground Physical Theatre Company in New York City.

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“Dowager Daughters of Transcendence,” a new play by Theatre UAB’s Cheryl Hall, picked for world premiere and 20 shows by Chicago theater.
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Music created by UAB students for the show “The Caucasian Chalk Circle” earns Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival honors.

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