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2017-2018 Season


February 16, 17, 19, 21, 22, 23, 24 at 8 p.m.
February 18, 24, 25 at 2 p.m.

Quintero Theatre

Written by Alfred Uhry
Directed by Carolyn Boone

Winner of the 1997 Tony Award for Best Play.

Excitement fills the halls of a well-to-do German-Jewish family in 1939 Atlanta as middle-aged businessman Adolph, his sister Boo, shrewish sister-in-law Reba, and nieces Sunny and Lala decorate their “Jewish Christmas tree.” But when Adolph’s employee Joe, a charming young man and Eastern European Jew, drops by as the family prepares for Ballyhoo — the peak social event of the year — long-buried prejudices rise to the surface. The family is then forced to examine their own biases, beliefs and religious identities.


March 2, 3 at 7:30 p.m.
March 3, 4 at 1:30 p.m.

School of Theatre & Dance, Room 208

Written by William Shakespeare
Directed by Sara Becker

What a tangled knot! On the wild island of Illyria, a grieving woman quietly washes ashore. She disguises herself in men’s clothes, gets a job working for a handsome man and tries to find her way. Sent to woo on behalf of her new employer, she quickly becomes the object of desire of a powerful woman, even as she pines secretly for her new boss! Everyone here it seems has a secret longing — someone they miss, a past to hide, a desire they have carried locked up inside just waiting for the right moment to burst forth. Originally written to cap off a season of partying, “Twelfth Night,” or “What You Will,” gives us some of Shakespeare’s richest characters and a place to examine our own secret longings and desires. It's a journey filled with poetry, music, pranks and the hope that when we find our other half we will once again be made whole.


April 6, 7, 9, 12, 13, 14 at 8 p.m.
April 8, 15 at 2 p.m.

Lyndall Finley Wortham Theatre

Written by Tom Stoppard
Directed by Adam Noble

Caught in the narrow chasm between free will and fate, two seemingly inconsequential characters from Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” embark on a quest to decipher the riddle of their own existence. The unlikely pair, full of verve and wit, blunder through their assigned roles like a pair of amnesiac clowns, improvising as they go. Their journey — at times hysterical, at times poignant — draws them inexorably toward the profound truth that they seek...if only they can remember it.

Adult Content.


April 27, 28 at 7:30 p.m.
April 28, 29 at 1:30 p.m.

Quintero Theatre

The School of Theatre & Dance is excited to present the sixth annual 10-Minute Play Festival! This popular showcase highlights some of the best new work from our B.F.A. playwrights, as well as pieces selected from our international 10-minute play contest. Join us for this one-weekend-only event.


April 27, 28 at 7:30 p.m.
April 29 at 1:30 p.m.

Lyndall Finley Wortham Theatre

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.