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2018-19 Season

Marian Gallaway Theatre

Suddenly Last Summer
October 2nd-7th, 2018

The Merry Wives of Windsor
November 13th-16th & 18th, 2018

John Falstaff is in search of wealth, and he sets his eyes on two married wealthy women. Little does he know, these “merry wives” have a few tricks up their sleeves. Set in New York’s Catskill Mountains in 1962, Shakespeare meets Dirty Dancing in this exciting new production.

 

The Drowsy Chaperone
February 18th-23rd, 2019

A lonely musical theatre fan plays his favorite cast album, taking the audience on a madcap musical ride. Winner of five Tony Awards, you don’t want to miss this playful love letter to musical theatre.

 

Sense and Sensibility
April 16th-21st, 2019

The Dashwood Sisters find love and heartbreak in the wake of their father’s sudden death. Kate Hamill boldly reimagines Jane Austen’s classic coming-of-age novel for the stage. You’ve never seen Austen like this!

 

Allen Bales Theatre

The Christians
September 24th-28th and 30th, 2018

On a monumental day for his larger-than-life megachurch, Pastor Paul brings his flock together to announce a shattering revelation. Hnath’s exciting new play reveals that differences of faith run deep in even the largest of congregations.

 

Little Women
November 5th-11th, 2018

Louisa May Alcott’s novel has enchanted readers for 150 years. Now this new musical adaptation – seen on Broadway in 2005 – introduces Alcott’s tale to a whole new generation. Follow the March sisters on their journey through love, loss and sisterhood.

 

The Bakkhai
February 11th-17th, 2019

When King Pentheus bans Dionysian worship in Thebes, a shocking and tragic chain of events is triggered. Poet Anne Carson provides a thrilling new version of this legendary Greek tragedy.

 

Gnit
April 8th-14th, 2019

Peter Gnit travels far and wide in search of himself, and along the way he makes all the wrong decisions. This new play – a “fairly rough” translation of Henrik Ibsen’s Peer Gynt – is rollicking, offbeat and unmistakably American.

Morgan Auditorium

Alabama Repertory Dance Theatre
October 9th-12th,2018; February 26th-March 2nd, 2019

ARDT returns with a new collection of classic and contemporary dance pieces, choreographed by UA’s award-winning dance faculty.

 

Dance Alabama!
November 6th-9th, 2018; March 26th-30th, 2019

Dance Alabama! returns to the stage for concerts featuring all new, student choreographed dance pieces that range from ballet to hip hop.