Mar 12 ‑ 31, 2019
UTNT (UT New Theatre) presents newly developed works from playwrights of Texas Theatre and Dance and Michener Center for Writers. Now in its twelfth season, this showcase exists as an incubator for new work, with many continuing on to be professionally produced across the country.
Mar 26 – 31, 2019
When Flo has a psychotic break in her first year at college, her itinerant uncle Ira shows up believing he has the cure for her illness. Ten months later, Flo is hiding out in her mom’s shed while she rethinks life with a new diagnosis, her parents Harriet and Matthew are navigating their “unrequited” divorce and Ira is trying to help Flo recover with his own idea of treatment. Flora Circular is a darkly comic family drama that spans from Amherst to Istanbul and back in search of a cure for the past.
Mar 26 – 31, 2019
Performed in collaboration with the audience, a place called the middle is a participatory journey to a mythical hometown called "the middle," a place where the earth moves so slowly that its inhabitants live for only half a day. The performance explores the idea of remembering, returning and reliving. Are we always traveling? How do we see and help each other in the middle of our own stories?
Mar 27 – 31, 2019
Three Shitty Sons is the story of three shitty sons who love the holidays, and in other news, they want their mother to hurry up and die already. Meanwhile, a frustrated narrator finds ways to insert herself into the family's dysfunction. This disheveled comedy is an homage to Our Town's theatrical examinations of life and afterlife.
Mar 28 – 31, 2019
What happens when a storm hits? Who leaves and who is left behind? And what happens when on the eve of your 30th Birthday? Do you go back to that small town that was flooded to see if you can find anything of your family, your past, or find the idea for your next best book? Telling the story of an unnamed usonian town devastated by floods, rebuilt by its inhabitants and exploited by its offspring, 30 Floods is an exploration of devastation, legacy and creation that asks what it means to be flooded, rebuild and turn 30.
Apr 15 – 19, 2019
The Cohen New Works Festival is a biennial, week-long showcase of new work created by students at The University of Texas at Austin held in various locations in and around UT campus. It is not just an event, but a celebration of a continuously ongoing process–the creation of new work.
Apr 15 – 16, 2019
After three years of rigorous training in Austin, our actors have spent this past semester in Los Angeles studying with Howard Fine, Loren Chadima and Caroline Liem and engaging with a number of industry professionals. We are excited to present their work and hope you can join us.