University Theatre 2017-2018 Season

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Flex Pass $40 Adult |$30 UO Faculty/Staff| $30 Seniors 65+ | $30 Non-UO College Student | $30 Youth 3-18
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Friday, September 15, 2017 - 12:00am to Saturday, June 9, 2018 - 8:00pm

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The Father (Hope)
Jan 26, 27. Feb 2, 3, 9, 10 @ 7:30 pm. 2/4 @ 2:00 pm

Now 80 years old, Andre was once a tap dancer. He lives with his daughter, Anne, and her husband, Antoine. Or was Andre an engineer, whose daughter Anne lives in London with her new lover, Pierre? The thing is, he is still wearing his pajamas, and he can't find his watch. He is starting to wonder if he's losing control.
Written by Florian Zeller, Directed by Nelson Barre

Mother Courage (Robinson)
March 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17 @ 7:30 pm. 3/11 @ 2:00 pm

Mother Courage and Her Children is a timeless take on war and its aftermath. This play makes a powerful statement about the conflicts engulfing the world today.

Written by Bertolt Brecht, Translated by Tony Kushner,Directed by Michael Najjar

UO Theatre faculty collaboration between Michael Najjar, Theresa May, and Jeanette deJong

Picnic (Hope)
April 20, 21, 27, 28. May 4, 5 @ 7:30 pm. 4/29 @ 2:00 pm

As generations of women prepare for Labor Day celebrations in their small town, a young drifter inspires life-changing choices. This 1953 Pulitzer Prize winning play challenges us to revisit a 1950s America from our current vantage point.

Written by William Inge, Directed by Tricia Rodley

Tricks to Inherit (Robinson)
May 25, 26. June 1, 2, 8, 9 @ 7:30 pm. 6/3 @2:00 pm

Tricks to Inherit: is the first translation of Reygadas' Astucias por heredar un sobrino a un tío, cited as the "first drama staged in California" by Hispanic theatre historian Nicolás Kanellos. Written in Mexico City, Tricks to Inherit is a satirical comedy about a miserly uncle, his love-struck nephew, and their wily servants.

Written by Fermin de Reygadas, Translated by Dr. Garcia-Caro, Directed by Olga Sanchez Saltve

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