Oscar Wilde's classic is a delight from the first cucumber sandwich on as Jack's double life catches up with him. The problems are resolved in an extremely charming and quite unexpected way as Jack and Algernon discover the importance of being earnest while answering to the name of Ernest.Main Stage: June 26 - July 19
Focusing on eight children during their Catholic elementary and high school education in the 1950s, Do Black Patent Leather Shoes Really Reflect Up? captures the funniest aspects of youthful growing pains and the trying moments of adolescence.
An exploration of the existential vagaries (and comedy) of show business and lifeBlack Box: September 24 - October 3
The Divine Sister is an outrageous comic homage to nearly every Hollywood film involving nuns.Main Stage: October 16 - 25
HAIR puts rock music and the culture that went with it on stage. The show acts as a bridge between generations and viewpoints. Phenomenal musical numbers include "Aquarius," "Good Morning Starshine," "I Believe in Love," "Hair," and "I Got Life."Black Box: November 12-22
Arguably George Bernard Shaw’s most profound play, Man and Superman blends social satire with a fascinating philosophy.
In the spirit of the silent movie era, Reeling brings the timeless style and joy of vintage film to the stage. Without a single spoken word, Reeling tells the story of the Little Fellow, based on the film persona of silent movie great Buster Keaton.Black Box: February 18-28
The classic tale of two young lovers will take place in the 1920s Harlem Renaissance. Think Cotton Club and jazz music supported by the glorious language of Shakespeare!Main Stage: March 17 - 26
Set in a 1930's European perfumery, we meet shop clerks Amalia and Georg, who more often than not, don’t see eye to eye. After both respond to a “lonely hearts advertisement” in the newspaper, they now live for the love letters they exchange, but the identity of their admirers remains unknown. Discover with Amalia and Georg the identity of their true loves and all the twists and turns along the way!
Main Stage: April 7 - 17
UCF Celebrates the Arts 2016 is a FREE 7-day festival celebrating Central Florida's performing and visual arts. The festival features an interactive exhibition of student work including studio art, music, theatre, dance, gaming, animation, photography, and film. Come enjoy history-in-the-making as all of UCF's artistic units come together for the first time to showcase in the new state-of-the-art Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts.