History

UA Theatre & Dance has been producing performances at The University of Alabama since 1907, and it became the unified Theatre & Dance Department in 1979. For the past 35 years, UA Theatre & Dance has produced student and faculty directed, performed and designed work.

2012-2013 Season:
• Jubilee (SummerTide Theatre)
• Show Boat
• The Clearing
• Dance Alabama! Spring Concert
• ARDT Spring Concert
• Othello
• Design for Living
• The Dance Collection Winter Concert
• Misalliance
• ARDT Fall Concert
• A New Brain
• Side Man
• Dance Alabama! Fall Concert
• Fools

2011-2012 Season:
• Smokey Joe’s Cafe (SummerTide Theatre)
• Chicago
• Fefu and Her Friends
• ARDT Spring Concert
• An Italian Straw Hat
• Wonder of the World
• Dance Alabama! Spring Concert
• ARDT II Winter Showcase
• The Seagull
• City of Angels
• ARDT Fall Concert
• Animal Crackers
• Dance Alabama! Fall Concert
• Purgatorio

2010-2011 Season:
• Dames at Sea (SummerTide Theatre)
• Big River
• The Baby Dance
• ARDT Spring Concert
• Moby-Dick
• Dance Alabama! Spring Concert
• Flora, The Red Menace
• The Rose Tattoo
• ARDT Fall Concert
• The Bourgeois Gentleman
• An Enemy of the People
• Dance Alabama! Fall Concert
• Screwtape

2009-2010 Season:
• The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (SummerTide Theatre)
• Candide
• The Violet Hour
• ARDT: Cinderella
• Saint Joan
• Dance Alabama! Spring Concert
• The Winter’s Tale
• ARDT Fall Concert
• Picasso at the Lapin Agile
• Hair
• Dance Alabama! Fall Concert
• The Time of Your Life
• Tales of the Lost Formicans

2008-2009 Season:
• Godspell (SummerTide Theatre)
• Thoroughly Modern Millie
• Transit of Venus
• Dance Alabama! Spring Concert
• Henry V
• ARDT Spring Concert
• Medea
• Reckless
• ARDT Fall Concert
• The Heiress
• The Wild Party
• Dance Alabama! Fall Concert
• Moon Over Buffalo

2007-2008 Season:

• You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown (SummerTide Theatre)
• Into the Woods
• The Odd Couple (female version)
• ARDT Spring Concert
• The Playboy of the Western World
• Dance Alabama! Spring Concert
• The Mystery of Irma Vep
• Bouncers
• ARDT Fall Concert
• The Government Inspector
• Amen Corner
• Dance Alabama! Fall Concert
• The Miss Firecracker Contest

2006-2007 Season:
• Little Shop of Horrors (SummerTide Theatre)
• Blithe Spirit
• Side Show
• Dance Alabama! Spring Concert
• Romeo and Juliet
• ARDT Spring Concert
• Angel Street
• Luv
• The Threepenny Opera
• ARDT Fall Concert
• The Pillowman
• Our Town
• Dance Alabama! Fall Concert

2005-2006 Season:
• Grease (SummerTide Theatre)
• Two Gentlemen of Verona
• Death and the Maiden
• Dance Alabama! Spring Concert
• ARDT Spring Concert
• Fifth of July
• Major Barbara
• Something Cloudy, Something Clear
• A Flea in Her Ear
• ARDT Fall Concert
• Dance Alabama! Fall Concert
• Assassins
• Holy Ghosts

2004-2005 Season:
• Anything Goes (SummerTide Theatre)
• Dance Alabama! Spring Concert
• All’s Well That Ends Well
• The Trestle at Pope Lick Creek
• ARDT Spring Concert
• The Hypochondriac
• True West
• Machina!
• Dance Alabama! Fall Concert
• You Can’t It With You
• Shadow of a Gunman
• ARDT Fall Concert
• A Chorus Line

2003-2004 Season:
• Pumpboys and Dinettes (SummerTide Theatre)
• The Rivals
• Dance Alabama! Kids
• Dance Alabama! Spring Concert
• ARDT Spring Concert
• Three Days of Rain
• Ragtime
• The Glass Menagerie
• Dance Alabama! Kids
• Dance Alabama! Fall Concert
• Pippin
• Country Life
• The Liar
• ARDT Fall Concert
• One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

2002-2003 Season:
• West Side Story
• Dance Alabama! Spring Concert
• Breaking Legs
• Cat On a Hot Tin Roof
• ARDT Spring Concert
• Antigone
• Tamer of Horses
• Dance Alabama! Fall Concert
• The Grapes of Wrath
• ARDT Fall Concert
• Hayfever
• Hamlet

2001-2002 Season:
• Jesus Christ Superstar
• And People All Around
• Noises Off
• Zastrozzi
• Dance Alabama! Spring Concert
• Coyote Ugly
• Dance Alabama! Fall Concert
• Lady Windermere’s Fan
• A View From the Bridge
• ARDT Fall Concert
• The Piano Lesson
2000-2001 Season:
• The Rocky Horror Picture Show
• Sloppy Sean
• As You Like It
• The Good Person of Setzuan
• Flyin’ West
• Dance Alabama! Fall Concert
• Hallowed Ground
• ARDT Fall Concert
• Ah Wilderness!
• Reverse Psychology
1999-2000 Season:
• Alice In Wonderland
• The Cherry Orchard
• Dance Alabama! Fall and Spring Concerts
• The Last Night of Ballyhoo
• ARDT Fall and Spring Concerts
• With Malice Towards All
• Picasso at the Lapin Agile
• Private Eyes
• Orpheus Descending
• The Hostage
• The Disposal
• The Tempest
1998-1999 Season:
• What the Butler Saw
• For Whom the Southern Belle Tolls
• Servant of Two Masters
• Equus
• Waiting for Godot
• How I Learned to Drive
• Psycho Beach Party
• Macbeth
1997-1998 Season:
• Angels in America, Part I: Millennium Approaches
• Tempest Tossed
• Private Lives
• Angels In America, Part II: Perestroika
• When the Lord Came to Sand Mountain
• Sweeney Todd
• King Lear
1996-1997 Season:
• Crimes of the Heart
• Arcadia
• Godspell
• The Merchant of Venice
1995-1996 Season:
• Dark of the Moon
• Dancing at Lughnasa
• Blithe Spirit
• Romeo & Juliet
1994-1995 Season:
• The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas
• Six Degrees of Separation
• Smoke on the Mountain
• A Midsummer Night’s Dream
1993-1994 Season:
• Taming of the Shrew
• The Trip to Bountiful
• The Infernal Machine
• The Boys Next Door
1992-1993 Season:
• Night of the Iguana
• Killing Mother
• Twelfth Night
• Hair
1991-1992 Season:
• The Two Gentlemen of Verona
• Southern Girls
• Old Times
• The Importance of Being Earnest
1990-1991 Season:
• As You Like It
• Let Us Now Praise Famous Men
• Tintypes
• Summer & Smoke
1989-1990 Season:
• Quilters
• Of Mice & Men
• On the Verge
• Comedy of Errors
1988-1989 Season:
• Gospel
• Macbeth
• The Nerd
• Three Sisters
1987-1988 Season:
• Our Town
• Black Warrior
• Every Good Boy Deserves Favour
• The 1940′s Radio Hour
1986-1987 Season:
• Greater Tuna
• All’s Well That Ends Well
• Lucienne & the Butcher
• Sergeant Musgrave’s Dance
1985-1986 Season:
• The Diviners
• Major Barbara
• An Eve of Dance
• God’s Attic
• The Tempest
• Amorphous George
1984-1985 Season:
• A Coupla’ White Chicks Sittin’ Around Talkin’
• Hamlet
• A Day in the Death of Joe Egg
• Huckleberry Finn
1983-1984 Season:
• Man of La Mancha
• Bully
• Dylan
• Much Ado About Nothing
1982-1983 Season:
• Who’s Happy Now?
• The Seagull
• Merrily We Roll Along
• Richard II
1981-1982 Season:
• The Elephant Man
• Peach Blossom Fan
• Purlie Victorious
• School for Scandal
1980-1981 Season:
• Travesties
• Sad Song for the Whippoorwill
• Pippin
• Galileo
1979-1980 Season:
• Tobacco Road
• A Month in the Country
• Country Life
• Cabaret
• Equus
1978-1979 Season:
• The Petrified Forest
• Dames at Sea
1977-1978 Season:
• Love’s Labours Lost
• Camelot
• Bacchae
• Ring Round the Moon
1976-1977 Season:
• A Doll’s House
• Lear
• Godspell
• Hay Fever
• The Glass Menagerie
1975-1976 Season:
• Pericles
• A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
• The Cherry Orchard
• Loot
1974-1975 Season:
• Fiddler on the Roof
• Misalliance
• Dancing Donkey
• The Maids
• The Time of Your Life
• The Good Doctor
1973-1974 Season:
• Half A Sixpence
• Little Foxes
• She Stoops to Conquer
• Aesop’s Fables
• Waiting For Godot
• Exit The King
• Is She Izzy
1972-1973 Season:
• Eagles, Walking
• Twelfth Night
• Man of La Mancha
• Caesar and Cleopatra
• Slapstick Tragedy
• The Poet Speaks
• A Man’s A Man
• Suddenly Last Summer
• Not Enough Rope
1971-1972 Season:
• Under Milkwood
• Let Us Entertain You
• Don’t Drink The Water
• Antigone
1970-1971 Season:
• The Balcony
• Taming of the Shrew
• Where’s Charley
• Our Town
• Idiot’s Delight
• The Threepenny Opera
• Magic Flower Garden
1969-1970 Season:
• Lysistrata
• Sweet Bird of Youth
• Once Upon a Mattress
• Andronocles and the Lion
• All Is Bright
1968-1969 Season:
• Slow Dance on the Killing Ground
• The Imaginary Invalid
• A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
1967-1968 Season:
• The Subject Was Roses
• House Within the House Within
• The Glass Menagerie
• A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
• The Country Wife
• The Anointed
1966-1967 Season:
• Camino Real
• Playboy of the Western World
• The Emperor Jones
1965-1966 Season:
• The Visit
• Rape of the Belt
• The Hollow Crown
• The Merchant of Venice
• The Caretaker
• Barefoot in the Park
• Firebugs
1964-1965 Season:
• The Private Ear and the Public Eye
• Look Homeward, Angel
• The Coop
• The Fantastiks
• Captain Jinks and the Horse Marines
1963-1964 Season:
• O Dad, Poor Dad, Mama’s Hung You in the Closet and I’m Feeling So Sad
• Knock
• Loosebough the First
• Waltz of the Toreadors
• Man Who Killed Time
1962-1963 Season:
• The Italian Straw Hat
• The Busy Martyr
• The Winter’s Tale
• Waiting for Godot
• The Importance of Being Earnest
1961-1962 Season:
• The Red Eye
• Julius Caesar
• The Good Woman of Setzuan
• Tower Beyond Tragedy
1960-1961 Season:
• The Limbo Kid
• The Tidings Brought to Mary
• Oedipus at Colonus
• Blithe Spirit
1959-1960 Season:
• Regions of Noon
• A Touch of the Poet
• The Tempest
• George Washington Slept Here
• The Gazebo
1958-1959 Season:
• An Enemy of the People
• The Desperate Hours
• Juan
• Under Milkwood
1957-1958 Season:
• Ring Round the Moon
• Green Grow the Lilacs
• The Guilty
• Visit to a Small Planet
• The Desk Set
1956-1957 Season:
• Death of a Salesman
• Bus Stop
• The Comedy of Errors
• The Far Off Hills
1955-1956 Season:
• Romeo and Juliet
• Winterset
• Anastasia Mister Roberts
1954-1955 Season:
• Grand Tour
• Radio Rescue (Summer)
Rowand-Johnson Hall and the Gallaway Theatre are Built
1953-1954 Season:
• Bernardine
• The Crucible
• She Stoops to Conquer
• Carousel
• The Fatal Weakness
• My Three Angels
• Thompson
• Alcestis
• King of Hearts
1952-1953 Season:
• Remains to Be Seen
• The Medium
• Noah
• Macbeth
• Aside from Women
• Bell Book and Candle
• The Moon is Blue
• Roadside
• The Importance of Being Earnest
• Affairs of State
• Love from a Stranger
• The Drunkard
• The Enchanted
• Brigadoon
• The Giaconda Smile
• Jane
1950-1951 Season:
• Goodbye, My Fancy
• The Scarecrow
• Hamlet
• Claudia
• Jenny Kissed Me
• Midsummer Night’s Dream
• Madwoman of Chaillot
• The Devil’s Disciple
• Holiday
• The Heiress
• The Curious Savage
• Ring Round the Moon
• Blithe Spirit
• Parlor Story
1948-1949 Season:
• Androcles and the Lion
• A Slight Case of Murder
• Night Must Fall
• After the Recital
• The School for Scandal
• Antigone
• The Guardsman
• Comedy of Errors
• Dream Girl
• High Tor
• Amphrtryon 38
• The Glass Menagerie
• Brooks of Sheffield
• The Playboy of the Western World
• Edward My Son
• The Taming of the Shrew
1947-1948 Season:
• The Doctor in Spite of Himself
• Morning’s at Seven
• Juno and the Paycock
• Romeo and Juliet
1946-1947 Season:
• State of the Union
• The Wild Duck
• The Skin of Our Teeth
1945-1946 Season:
• Angel Street
• Blithe Spirit
• Don’t Feed the Animals
• Hello Out There
• The Little Foxes
• Papa is All
• Soldier’s Wife
• Skits’n’ Skirts (a revue)*
• To the Lovely Margaret
1944-1945 Season:
• Cradle Song
• The Happy Journey
• Janie
• Kiss and Tell
• Mr. Pim Passes By
• The Silver Cord
• Tooth or Shave
• What a Life
1943-1944 Season:
• Arsenic and Old Lace
• The Confessional
• Letters to Lucerne
• Over the Tea Cups
• The Duchess Says Her Prayers
• Friars-a-Fryin’*
• George Washington Slept Here
• Junior Miss
• Ladies in Retirement
• Sister Serafina’s Schiaparelli
• The Torchbearers
• White Iris
• The Women
1942-1943 Season:
• Bachelor Born
• The Eve of St. Mark
• For None but the Brave*
• Friars-a-Fryin’*
• Heart of a City
• Here Comes Mr. Jordan
• I Killed the Count
• Ladies in Retirement
• Love from a Stranger
• My Sister Eileen
• Old Lady Fate*
• Time for Romance
1941-1942 Season:
• Arsenic and Old Lace
• A Blackout*
• The Body Lies*
• Catch a Falling Star*
• Death Couldn’t Count*
• East of Broadway*
• Friars -a-Fryin’*
• Gal Meets Egg*
• The Girls from Birmingham*
• The Headless Corpse*
• Hollywood Fever*
• Idiot’s Delight
• Incognito
• Insanely Yours*
• It’s All in Fun*
• It’s Fun to be Free (a revue)*
• Just Friends
• Lovely Ladies
• The Male Animal
• The Man Who Came to Dinner
• The Marquise
• The Moon Is Down
• Mr. and Mrs. North
• Night Life of a Teacher*
• Our Town
• Outward Bound
• Plenty of Nothin’*
• Saboteur*
• Shot for Freedom*
• Sincere Hypocrites*
• Stone Wall’ Gator*
• The Taming of the Shrew, abridged
• Tea for Nine*
• A Tennis Bum*
• This too Is Victory*
• Tomorrow the World*
• The Village Green
• Volpone
1940-1941 Season:
• And So They Laugh*
• Cigarette*
• Clarence
• The Comedy of Errors (Abridged)
• Dawn at Sunset
• Father Malachy’s Miracle
• The Flowers of Spring*
• Hell Cat Hattie and Kingdom Come*
• I Have Five Daughters
• Lizzie*
• The Man Who Came to Dinner
• A Masque of Night*
• The Skull
• Spaghetti and Sauerkraut*
• This Man’s Army*
• Trunk Crime
• The Honour of the House of Murray*
• Underground – London, 1941*
1939-1940 Season:
• Baptism
• Both Your Houses
• Charley’s Aunt
• Cradle Song
• Fixin’s*
• Gift Freely Given*
• Heil!*
• Kiss the Boys Goodbye
• Love from a Stranger
• The Marquise
• Night Life of a Teacher*
• Old Lady Fate*
• A Slight Case of Murder
• An Unpretentious Comedy*
• What a Life
• Wreath Without Laurel*
• The Yellow Shadow
1938-1939 Season:
• Happiness for Six
• The Imaginary Invalid
• Mr. Pim Passes By
• Mystery at Midnight
• Our Town
• The Petrified Forest
• Pigs
• Psychology Does It
• Pure as the Driven Snow*
• Seven Sisters
• Smilin’ Through
• There’s Always Juliet
• The Washout*
• You Can’t Take It With You
1937-1938 Season:
• Barchester Towers
• The Canterville Ghost
• The Cassilis Engagement
• Death Takes a Holiday
• Down With Everything*
• Dracula
• Earth Takes Its Toll*
• In a Little Spanish Town*
• Last Rehearsal
• Let’s Write a Play/So You’re the Detective*
• More Sinned Agin than Usual*
• The Queen’s Husband
• Richelieu
• Tea for Nine*
• The Trial of Mary Dugan
1936-1937 Season:
• The Bishop Misbehaves
• East Lynne
• An Engagement Incognito
• The Night of January 16
• Romeo and Juliet
• Squaring the Circle
• The Wind and the Rain
• Yellow Jack
1935-1936 Season:
• Behind Double Doors
• The Late Christopher Bean
1934-1935 Season:
• The Passing of the Third Floor Back
• Three Cornered Moon
1933-1934 Season:
• Let Us Be Gay
• Skidding
1932-1933 Season:
• Holiday
• Outward Bound
1931-1932 Season:
• Candida
• Hotel Universe
• The Perfect Alibi
1930-1931 Season:
• Boubourouche
• Crabbed Youth and Old Age
• Gloria Mundi
• Hay Fever
• The Valiant
1929-1930 Season:
• Children of the Moon
• Outward Bound
• Polly with a Past
1928-1929 Season:
• The Dover Road
• A Lucky Break
1927-1928 Season:
• The Eligible Mr. Bangs
• Ile
• Madretta
• A Night at an Inn
• The Plumber
1926-1927 Season:
• Finder’s Keepers
• The Jig*
• The Robbery
• Simoon
• The Trick
1925-1926 Season:
• The Dickey-Bird
• The Drums of Oude
• The Minuet
• The Stranger
• The Twelve-Pound Look
• The Tyranny of Tears, or The Wife Who Came Back
1924-1925 Season:
• All Gummed Up
• The Artful Creature
• A Dreamy Knight*
• Her Russian Soul
• The Lollard
• The Storm
• The Valiant
1923-1924 Season:
• After the Ball
• Modesty
• My Lady’s Dress
• The Pot Boiler
• The Valiant
• The Widow’s Husband
1922-1923 Season:
• An Adventure in Literachoor
• Columbine Cries*
• The Patchwork Quilt*
• The Squall of Fate
• The Truth
1921-1922 Season:
• The Boor
• The Monkey’s Paw
• Mrs. Bumpstead-Leigh
• My Man (a revue)*
• Rosalie
• Suppressed Desires
• A Whitefriars Lampoon*
1920-1921 Season:
• The Constant Lover
• The Lollard
• The Faculty – As They Are Not As They Ain’t*
• Neighbors
• The Rescue
• From Bug Tussie to Birmingham
• Suppressed Desires
• Second Act of Lady Windermere’s Fan
• The Last Man In
1919-1920 Season:
• Crooks
• The Cure for Jealousy
• The Florist Shop
• A Woman’s Way
1918-1919 Season: unknown
1917-1918 Season:
• After the Honeymoon
• Her Husband’s Wife
• Op O’My Thumb
• Rosalie
1916-1917 Season:
• The Importance of Being Earnest
• The Price of An Egg
1915-1916 Season:
• Sweet Lavender
1914-1915 Season:
• A Bachelor’s Romance
1913-1914 Season:
• She Stoops to Conquer
1912-1913 Season:
• You Never Can Tell
1911-1912 Season:
• Candida
• The Land of Heart’s Desire
1910-1911 Season: unknown
1909-1910 Season:
• Twelfth Night
1908-1909 Season:
• Macbeth

1907-1908 Season:
• The Taming of the Shrew