Talkback Series Returns to the Allen Bales

The doors of the Allen Bales theatre open for the first time in 2017 with The Eccentricities of a Nightingale, Tennessee William’s 1951 revision of his drama Summer and Smoke. The story follows Alma Winemiller (Chelsea Reynolds) as she struggles for one last time to escape the fate of a spinster. Her affections for the […]

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UA Theatre & Dance celebrates its ties to Tennessee Williams

Marian Gallaway, the namesake of UA Theatre & Dance’s mainstage theatre, and the first Director of Theatre at The University of Alabama, was lifelong friends with renowned American playwright Tennessee Williams. In a foreword to Gallaway’s book on all things theatre, Williams speaks to her talent and her important influence on his life. “Quite possibly […]

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Alabama Repertory Dance Theatre Reflects On Freedom

February has arrived and we are celebrating Black History Month all across the United States. It’s a time for recognition and reflection as we honor African-Americans that have made an impact on our history. Alabama Repertory Dance Theatre, opening February 21, is offering a night of spectacular storytelling and performance to embrace those that have […]

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Dance Alabama! A Show, an Organization, and an Opportunity

  This November, UA Theatre & Dance presents a season favorite, Dance Alabama! The show, created by the student organization of the same name, is always unique, featuring brand new student-choreographed works. This semester’s production will include over 20 pieces, including a women’s jazz piece about transition. For his piece “In Transit,” senior Rex Glover […]

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“We’re Sitting and Watching”…UA Theatre & Dance’s Falsettos

UA Theatre & Dance presents the hilarious and touching Falsettos at the Allen Bales Theatre, November  7-11 at 7:30PM and November 13  at 2:00PM and 7:30PM. Falsettos is a musical comprised of two stories from composer William Finn’s (The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee) Off-Broadway In Trousers trilogy. The audience will be introduced to […]

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The Family Feud of the Season with UA Theatre & Dance’s Appropriate

UA Theatre & Dance will close the first half of it’s 2016-17 season with a poignant and sharp comedy Appropriate in the Marian Gallaway Theatre, November 15-18 at 7:30PM and November 20 at 2:00PM. Appropriate, winner of the 2014-15 Obie Award for Best New Play, tells the story of estranged members of the Lafayette family […]

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