Seduced tells story of reclusive billionaire at Allen Bales Theater

By Sam West-The Crimson White The story of a mad billionaire, a mysterious aide and two alluring women will be put on stage. “Seduced,” a drama by acclaimed playwright Sam Shepard, will run until the end of the week at the Allen Bales Theater. The play tells the story of Henry Hackamore, a business tycoon […]

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UA’s Dance Program Ranked 15th in the Nation

Aug 31, 2015 TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — A new ranking of college and university dance programs ranks The University of Alabama 15th in the nation among public and private universities. The ranking also places UA’s dance program as fourth in the South and first in Alabama. UA ranks 15th nationally behind the University of Arizona, Hollins […]

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Bacon & Brewfest is back for second year Saturday at the Tuscaloosa Regional Airport

What could make a Bacon & Brewfest better? More bacon. More brews. More room to move. Also for the event’s second year, more entertainment. “Last year, we just kind of relied on (95.3 The Bear’s) radio station music,” said Leslee Howard, live event manager for Town Square Media of Tuscaloosa, which puts on the B&B. […]

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Tuscaloosa News: ‘Twenty-twenty’ twirls its way to Italy

By D. Kaylin Bowen Special to the Tuscaloosa News University of Alabama dancers are heading to Italy this month to perform a work that debuted earlier this year at UA. Rita Snyder, an associate professor of dance, choreographed a contemporary pas a deux, “Twenty-twenty”, which will be performed by two UA senior dance majors at […]

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University of Alabama students to perform “42nd Street”

Sometimes stories are meant to be fun. Sometimes singing, dancing and having the audience whistling a tune days after seeing the show is the director’s goal. That is what the University of Alabama Department of Theatre and Dance is hoping to accomplish with its production of the “42nd Street.” “42nd Street” is set in 1933 […]

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Tusk Mag: Local Q & A with Molly Beech

By Greg Ward Special to Tusk Published: Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. This week, meet dancer and singer Molly Beech. You might have seen her as Eponine in “Les Miserables” or Zaneeta in “The Music Man,” both for The Actor’s Charitable Theatre. Later this month, she’ll be a zombie flapper in the “Addams […]

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Tusk Mag: Local Q & A with Victoria Beale

By Greg Ward Special to Tusk Published: Thursday, October 2, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. This week, meet dancer and writer Victoria Beale. Q: Who are you? What do you do? A: Victoria Beale. Dance major, minor in creative writing. I picked this major because I’ve been dancing my whole life. Dancing is always something I […]

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Tusk Mag: UA Theatre hosts comedy “Lend Me A Tenor”

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The Crimson White: Character variety brings intrigue to UATD play

By Laura Testino | Published 09/28/14 9:39pm When loved ones share meals around the dinner table, much more is exchanged than dishes of vegetables, breads and desserts. Inevitably, the conversations that blossom from dinner time foster an atmosphere that is either humorous or serious and often somewhere in between. This common phenomenon is portrayed in […]

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Tusk Mag: “Dining Room”: Small cast, many parts

By Mark Hughes Cobb Tusk Editor Published: Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. Like his better-known “Love Letters,” A.R. Gurney wrote the “The Dining Room” as a series of episodes. Unlike “Love Letters,” an epistolary tale told by a pair of longtime friends, “The Dining Room” rolls with nearly 60, rather than two, characters. […]

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