May 25, 26. June 1, 2, 8, 9 @ 7:30 pm. 6/3/18 @2:00 pm, Robinson Theatre
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 Fermín de Reygadas
Translated by Olga Sanchez Saltveit, Translation supervised by Dr. Pedro García-Caro
Directed by Olga Sanchez Saltveit
April 20, 21, 27, 28. May 4, 5 @ 7:30 pm. 4/29/18 @ 2:00 pm, Hope Theatre
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
March 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17 @ 7:30 pm. 3/11/18 @ 2:00 pm, Robinson Theatre
Mother Courage: A timeless take on war and its aftermath. Brecht’s masterpiece makes a powerful statement about the conflicts engulfing the world today. A UO Theatre faculty collaboration between Michael Najjar and Jeanette deJong..
Written by Bertolt Brecht
Translated by Tony Kushner
Directed by Michael Najjar