Fine Arts Building

2014-2015 Season Productions

Clybourne Park
Clybourne Park
Written by Bruce Norris. Directed by Paul Pierce.
University Theatre Mainstage
Cellar Theatre (Room 55)
September 25–October 5
Winner of the 2012 Tony Award for Best Play, an Olivier Award, and the Pulitzer Prize, this satiric comedy about race and real estate spins off of Lorraine Hansberry’s Raisin in the Sun to follow one house over fifty years, from the era of segregation to gentrification. Tickets are $16, $12 for students.
Hedda Gabler
Hedda Gabler
Written by Henrik Ibsen. Directed by Ray Paolino.
University Theatre Studio Series
Cellar Theatre (Room 55)
October 14–October 19
This brilliant drama features one of the most fascinating and complex characters in dramatic history, Hedda Gabler, who yearns for independence and passion in a repressive world—no matter the cost to anyone in her way. Tickets are $12, $7 for students.
The Great Gatsby
The Great Gatsby
Adapted by Simon Levy from the novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Directed by T. Anthony Marotta.
University Theatre Mainstage
Fine Arts Theatre (Room 200)
November 6–November 16
A self-made millionaire and the socialite flapper he loves personify the Jazz Age in this new adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s famous novel of glamour, greed, and excess. Tickets are $16, $12 for students.
A Lesson Before Dying
A Lesson Before Dying
Written by Romulus Linney. Based on the novel by Ernest J. Gaines. Directed by George Contini.
University Theatre Mainstage
Seney-Stovall Chapel
February 3–February 8
The wrenching and inspiring story of an innocent man condemned to death by electric chair in 1948 Louisiana. His failed defense portrayed him as less than human—but he learns to die like a man. Tickets are $12, $7 for students.
Mein Kampf
Mein Kampf
Written by George Tabori. Directed by Del Hamilton.
University Theatre Mainstage
Cellar Theatre (Room 55)
February 19–March 1
This bold, hilarious farce, penned by one of Germany’s greatest twentieth century playwrights, portrays Adolf Hitler as a young, struggling artist secretly yearning to take over the world and whose life is changed by a chance encounter with a Jewish Bible seller. Tickets are $16, $12 for students.
Hot Georgia Sunday
Hot Georgia Sunday
Written by Catherine Trieschmann. Directed by Geoffrey Douglas.
University Theatre Studio Series
Cellar Theatre (Room 55)
March 24–March 29
This dark comedy tells a tale of lust, betrayal, and the limits of faith in a small Georgia town, from a fierce and theatrical new voice. Tickets are $12, $7 for students.
Much Ado About Nothing
Much Ado About Nothing
Written by William Shakespeare. Directed by Kristin Kundert-Gibbs.
University Theatre Mainstage
Fine Arts Theatre (Room 200)
April 9–April 19
Shakespeare’s beloved comedy features romantic hijinks and misunderstandings when soldiers return from war to the women who are charmed by men in uniform—or who, like the wittily disdainful Beatrice, profess to be immune to their charms. Tickets are $16, $12 for students.