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UH School of Theatre & Dance
133 CWM Center
Houston TX 77204-4016
Phone: 713-743-3003
Fax: 713-743-2648

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2011-2012 Season

The Cripple of Inishmaan

April 20-21, and 24-28 at 8 p.m. | April 22 and 29 at 2 p.m.

By Martin McDonagh
Directed by Steven W. Wallace

Set on a remote island off the west coast of Ireland in 1934, The Cripple of Inishmaan is a touching comic tale in the great tradition of Irish storytelling. As word arrives on Inishmaan that the Hollywood director Robert Flaherty is coming to the neighboring island of Inishmore to film MAN OF ARAN, the one person who wants to be in the film more than anybody is young Cripple Billy, if only to break away from the bitter tedium of his daily life.

Production location - Quintero | 
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Spring Dance Concert

April 27 – 29, 2012

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Whether you’re a dance aficionado or a dance newbie, you’ll enjoy this annual show featuring contemporary works by faculty and guest artists with our pre-professional dance company, the UH Dance Ensemble.

Production location - Wortham | On Subscription


Houston Shakespeare Festival

July & August 2012 (Specific dates coming soon)

Each summer, the Houston Shakespeare Festival produces a season of two Shakespeare plays in repertory. Since its inception in 1975, HSF has entertained nearly a half million theatergoers with free performances in Hermann Park's Miller Outdoor Theatre. Festival audiences are as diverse as Houston itself, with many people experiencing live theatre for the first time.

Visit the Houston Shakespeare Festival Website for details

Production location - Miller Outdoor Theatre


Shakespeare on the Green

April 16-17, 20-21, and 22, 2012

A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare
UH Main Campus: Apri 16 & 17 at 7:00 p.m.
Discovery Green: April 20 & 21 at 7:00 p.m. and 22 at 2:00 p.m. 

The UH School of Theatre & Dance in partnership with Discovery Green celebrate the Bard's birthday in April with performances in the Park. Grab your blanket, pack a picnic...some celebrate Shakespeare's birthday with one of his greatest works!

For more information, please contact the School of Theatre & Dance Box Office at 713-743-2929.