The Darker Face of the Earth

The Darker Face of the Earth
Fine Arts Building Fine Arts Theatre (Room 200)
Written by Rita Dove.
University Theatre Mainstage
This play by former Poet Laureate Rive Dove deftly combines the Greek Oedipus myth with the reality of slavery. It follows Augustus as he, like Oedipus, undertakes a journey of shocking self-discovery. The suspenseful story, Greek-style chorus, African ritual, and traditional spirituals combine to create thrilling, provocative and unforgettable theatre.Tickets are $16, $12 for students.
  • Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 8:00 pm
  • Friday, November 2, 2012 at 8:00 pm
  • Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 8:00 pm
  • Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 8:00 pm
  • Friday, November 9, 2012 at 8:00 pm
  • Saturday, November 10, 2012 at 8:00 pm
  • Sunday, November 11, 2012 at 2:30 pm