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12 Ophelias (a play with broken songs)

Oct 2 – 13, 2019
Oscar G. Brockett Theatre

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The Method Gun

Oct 4 – 5, 2019
B. Iden Payne Theatre

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Spring Awakening

Nov 6 – 24, 2019
Oscar G. Brockett Theatre

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Fall For Dance

Nov 12 – 17, 2019
B. Iden Payne Theatre

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Kirk Lynn's The Cold Record Praised in Toronto

Wednesday, July 31, 2019   |  The Star

Faculty member Kirk Lynn's The Cold Record tells the story of a 12 year old boy trying to set the record for the most days leaving school sick and in the process falls in love with the school nurse. Directed by faculty member Alexadra Bassiakou Shaw, The Cold Record was on stage at Harbourfront Centre in Toronto, Canada as part of Brave Festival 2019.  

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Alumnus Rip Torn Passes Away

Tuesday, July 9, 2019   |  The New York Times

Alumnus and Emmy Award-winning actor Rip Torn (B.S. 1953) passed away this week at age 88. Torn made his reputation as a gifted actor on film and both on and off Broadway. Most notably, portraying the role of "Artie" on the comedy series The Larry Sanders Show for which he received six consecutive Emmy nominations, winning the Emmy for Best Supporting Actor in a comedy series in 1996. 

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ON THE BLOG: Summer Update 2019: Part One

Tuesday, July 2, 2019   |  Off Book: A Theatre and Dance Blog

With the 2018–2019 academic year and production season over, summer settles into the Winship Drama Building. No rest, however, for the artistic! Texas Theatre and Dance faculty, staff and students are making their way all around the globe for a range of creative and scholastic projects. In this two-part series, we give a brief glimpse into the whos, whats and wheres of Summer 2019. This installment: our notes for June.

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UT Alumni Team Up for Theatre East's 5X5 Drama Series

Thursday, June 20, 2019   |  Theatre East

Alumni Travis Tate (M.F.A. 2018) and Graham Schmidt (M.F.A. 2018) have teamed up for Theatre East's 5X5 Drama Series, presenting Tate's work Color at the End of the World. Theatre East is an official partner of NYC Pride and this year's 5X5 Drama Series features original, commissioned work celebrating the LGBTQ community remembering the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Riots. 

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