Division of Theatre Broadcasts 2022-23 Season That includes Graduate M.F.A. College students

August 29, 2022


Department of Theatre Announces 2022-23 Season Featuring Graduate M.F.A. Students

The Division of Theatre’s 2022-23 subscription season will characteristic 4 performs, all written or directed by M.F.A. graduate candidates in achievement of their M.F.A. theses.

The season consists of traditional, up to date and new performs, in addition to a school directed musical, that remember the varied views of our college students as they discover well timed points and timeless themes. Be a part of our mailing listing to get updates when tickets change into out there.

“Our college students have patiently waited out this pandemic whereas honing their abilities on various distinctive initiatives — this consists of your entire cohort, actors, designers, playwrights and administrators. Nevertheless, they’re extraordinarily excited to be producing dwell theatre for our Northwest Arkansas and U of A campus group viewers members,” mentioned Michael Riha, professor and chair of the Division of Theatre. 

2022-23 SUBSCRIPTION SEASON

This Bitch — Esta Sangre Quiero

By M.F.A. playwright Adrienne Dawes

Music by Eric Johnson

Lyrics by Adrienne Dawes & Lope de Vega (tailored by khattieq)

Directed by visitor director Estefanía Fadul

Sept. 30 to Oct. 9 (College Theatre)

When Diana, a ruthless and power-hungry Pilates influencer learns that her social media supervisor Teodoro is hooking up together with her make-up artist Madeinusa, it sparks bitter jealousy. Although it could be social suicide for her so far somebody with zero followers, Diana finds herself falling arduous for the smooth-talking Teodoro . . . but when she will’t have him, nobody can!

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An enormous, bawdy, bilingual Gen Z comedy impressed by Lope de Vega’s Golden Age comedy El perro del hortelano, (The Canine within the Manger), This Bitch – Esta Sangre Quiero explores the lives of the instafamous and their entourage.

God of Carnage

By Yasmina Reza

Directed by M.F.A. candidate Huan Bui

Nov. 11-20 (College Theatre)

Two high-strung {couples} meet one night for a civil dialog regarding a playground altercation between their younger sons. Because the rum freely flows, what begins out politely and politically right turns into pugilistic and something however right. A comically explosive have a look at the complexity of human conduct and what occurs when the gloves come off.

Rebirth: An Night of Dance

Dec. 2-4 (College Theatre)

The Motion, Dance for the Plenty and the Division of Theatre will produce the primary dance live performance on the U of A in over 30 years. The Motion’s primary aim is to supply dance alternatives and introduce dance to the scholar physique no matter background, expertise degree or standing. All types of dance are taught and represented, together with, however not restricted to, jazz, up to date, hip hop, ballet, ballroom, fashionable, swing, musical theatre and extra! Be happy to return and introduce us to any dance varieties you’ll love different college students to learn about and check out, or come take a category with us! Instructors for our courses embrace a variety of each skilled dance instructors for a wide range of out there classes in addition to scholar instructors who merely hope to show their very own friends a dance of their very own.

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Hedda Gabler 

By Henrik Ibsen

Tailored by Christopher Shinn

Directed by M.F.A. candidate Lacy Put up

Feb. 17-26, 2023 (College Theatre)

“You discover it so arduous to simply accept {that a} younger lady would possibly…need – just a bit peek in at a world which – which she isn’t permitted to know something about in any respect. Nothing!”  —Hedda Gabler

Hedda Gabler, one among drama’s most iconic and enigmatic characters, is clever, self-possessed and stressed in her new marriage as she discovers her choices narrowing and her day by day routines suffocating. Can the strong-willed Hedda break away and take management of her personal journey, or do the constraints and expectations society locations on younger ladies go away her eternally the passenger? Ibsen’s darkish, humorous fashionable traditional continues to shock 100 years after it was first carried out.

Untitled Nursing Play

By M.F.A. playwright Sarah Loucks

Directed by professor Amy Herzberg

March 3-12, 2023 (World Campus Black Field Theatre)

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From hematomas to mimosas, this new play explores the lives of 5 sophomore pre-nursing college students taking a human anatomy class. On consecutive Sunday afternoons, they collect within the library to chug Pink Bull and research the anatomy of the physique, all whereas navigating the anatomy of a altering world.

Songs From A New World

Directed by professor Morgan Hicks

April 14-23, 2023 (College Theatre)

It is about one second. It is about hitting the wall and having to choose… or take a stand… or flip round and return. These are the tales and characters of right this moment, the Songs for a New World. The primary musical from Tony Award winner Jason Robert Brown (Parade, Bridges of Madison County), this shifting assortment of highly effective songs examines life, love and the alternatives that we make.

The 2022-2023 Pupil Highlight Collection

Along with these subscription choices extra work will likely be showcased in our Pupil Highlight Collection, which options student-driven initiatives and work popping out of our classroom labs. These usually embrace an thrilling mixture of 10-minute performs, late night time cabarets, studio reveals and one-person reveals—come discover out what our college students are cooking up! Join our mailing listing to get up to date on all our choices.

Tickets will likely be out there quickly at uarkartstickets.com. For extra info, go to the Division of Theatre or e mail [email protected]