The Playboy of the Western World, October 3 – 12, 2014
What happens when a handsome young stranger swaggers into a small pub in rural Ireland, telling grand tales and boasting of dark deeds? The townsmen get swept up in his bravado and the ladies vie to win his affection! But what is his real story?
The Liar, November 14 – 23, 2014
In this classic French farce, a charming, handsome, incorrigible liar named Dorante comes to Paris seeking pleasure. He falls head over heels for the beautiful Clarice but mistakes her name for that of her best friend, Lucrece. After lying his way into a world of trouble, can Dorante lie his way back out again?
The End of Side A [World Premiere], December 5 – 6, 2014
While helping their mother pack for a move, a college-aged sister and brother discover a collection of secret audio recordings made by their deceased father decades earlier. As curiosity gives way to obsession, how will the long-ago private lives of the people on the tapes change the family’s world in the present?
Emerging Choreographers Showcase, December 4 – 6, 2014
For over 15 years, the UH School of Theatre & Dance has presented the Emerging Choreographer’s Showcase to introduce audiences to rising student talents within the Center for Choreography. Students choreograph, costume, produce and design the evening; showcasing their performance in a professional theatre setting.
Bus Stop, February 20 – March 1, 2015
In the middle of a howling snowstorm, a bus out of Kansas City pulls up at a cheerful roadside diner. Things heat up as the stranded passengers explore love in all of its many guises. This enchanting American gem portrays the full spectrum of romantic relationships.
UH Dance Ensemble, March 26 – 29, 2015
Our annual spring concert features original dance theatre by faculty and guest artists as performed by our pre-professional dance company; The UH Dance Ensemble. This show is an annual audience favorite! Come see students shine in new works created especially for them.
The Miser, April 24 – May 3, 2015
A father who’s a tight-wad, two kids who just want to sneak off with their lovers, servants with secrets, and about a million dollars buried in the backyard. Moliere takes on our obsession with money, our greed and corruption with lacerating wit and abandon. This made for Houston original adaptation take’s Moliere’s seventeenth century blockbuster and places it right in our Texas backyards.
10 MINUTE PLAY FESTIVAL
The School of Theatre & Dance is excited to present the third annual new play festival! These works showcase not only our in-house BFA playwrights, but also include numerous works submitted by playwrights from all over the world. Join us for this one weekend only event.