College of Arts and Humanities

Current Season

Unless otherwise noted, all Thursday, Friday, and Saturday performances begin at 7:30pm. Sunday matinees begin at 2pm.

Theatre UCF's 2017-18 season is generously sponsored by CFE Federal Credit Union and FAIRWINDS Credit Union

Pentecost

By David Edgar Main Stage: January 25 - February 4

This powerful play by the Tony Award winning adaptor of Nicholas Nickleby and author of numerous plays won the Evening Standard Award for Best Play of 1995.

Boy Gets Girl

By Rebecca Gilman Black Box: February 22 - March 4

A blind date turns into an obsession, transforming a woman’s annoyance into terror as the man begins to threaten her.

Bernarda Alba

Words and Music by Michael John LaChiusa Main Stage: March 22 - 31

A musical counterpart to Federico García Lorca's 1936 masterpiece, The House of Bernarda Alba.

HUMAN ERROR

By Eric Pfeffinger Main Stage: June 14 - 24 & August 23 - 26, 2018

When a fertility clinic mistakenly implants Madelyn and Keenan’s embryo in someone else, an unlikely relationship is forged between couples with wildly different backgrounds.

WORKSHOP READINGS: Intuitive Men

By Sofya Levitsky-Weitz Black Box: June 2 - 3

Two men communicate through thoughts in an intuitive yoga class, questioning their shame, self-worth and pride.

WORKSHOP READINGS: He Did It

By Rachel Lynett Black Box: June 9 - 10

Ada and Lex know that Jefferson raped their friend, but they need him to advance their careers. Will they excuse a horrendous crime committed by an artistic genius?

WORKSHOP READINGS: Bathsheba's Psalms

By April Ranger Black Box: June 16 -17

A wild retelling of the biblical myth with Bathsheba’s voice front and center. Both hilarious and sensual, the play is an explosive journey through time immemorial, upending several genres and tropes on female beauty, power and desire.

She Kills Monsters

By Qui Nguyen Black Box: September 20 - 30

A comedic romp into fantasy role-playing games and '90s pop culture, Agnes Evans leaves her childhood home following the death of her teenage sister Tilly. Finding Tilly's notebook, Agnes stumbles into a journey of discovery and adventure in the imaginary world that was Tilly’s refuge.

Hot Mikado

Book and lyrics adapted by David H. Bell • Music adapted and arranged by Rob Bowman Main Stage: October 11 - 21

A hilarious update of Gilbert and Sullivan’s perennial classic, Hot Mikado combines Japanese design with popular American song and dance. In a land where laws sentence people to death for almost any indiscretion, jazz, blues and gospel are spoken fluently.

Of Mice and Men

By John Steinbeck Black Box: November 8 - 18

Drifters George and Lennie arrive at a ranch hoping to earn enough to buy their own place. When a woman is found dead, it’s obvious the man-child Lennie has accidentally killed her. George faces a moral dilemma: should he deal with Lennie before the ranchers find him?

OUR COUNTRY'S GOOD

By Timberlake Wertenbaker Main Stage: January 24 - February 3

In 1789, a young lieutenant directs the first play ever staged in Australia. With only two copies of the text, a cast of convicts and a leading lady who may be hanged, conditions are hardly ideal. Winner of the 1988 Laurence Olivier Play of the Year Award.

THE STREET OF CROCODILES

Based on stories by Bruno Schulz • Adapted by Simon McBurney and Mark Wheatley • Devised by the Company Black Box: February 21 - March 3

A feather falls from a book and consumes Joseph with childhood memories of woodworking, family dinners, an attic aviary and an upholstery shop. Inspired by the life and work of Polish writer Bruno Schulz, The Street of Crocodiles is a shifting mirage where people become birds, books fly and Death collects train tickets.

UCF DANCE CONCERT

Trinity Preparatory School: March 22 - 23

A perennial favorite! UCF dancers, choreographers and designers showcase their talents.

THE LAST PAVING STONE

By Y York Black Box: March 23 - 24

A modem comic fable about being different and sustaining the environment.

TITANIC THE MUSICAL

Story and Book by Peter Stone • Music and Lyrics by Maury Yeston Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts: April 5 - 6

Yeston and Stone’s Tony-winning musical examines the lives of passengers— first class, middle class and steerage—aboard the doomed luxury liner.

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