Groundbreaking at the time of its premiere, yet condemned for its portrayal of a “vicious, heartless, cowardly, unmoral, mischief-making vixen,” Ibsen’s Hedda Gabler has since come to be regarded as one of the most dimensional character portraits in theatrical history.
February 22, 2017 7:30 pm
February 24—February 25, 2017 7:30 pm
March 1—March 4, 2017 7:30 pm
March 4, 2017 2:00 pm
In this show, the audience’s most visceral senses are heightened by high-flying, eye-popping acrobatics, elaborate choreography, and pulsating music coupled with visuals of mixing batter and baking cookies.
March 23, 2017
Fine Arts Center Concert Hall
Produced by Claudia Nolan and Ifa Bayeza and directed by Ifa Bayeza.As a part of UMass’ long tradition of fostering and presenting new works to central Massachusetts, the theatre department sponsors a Play Lab every year.
March 30, 2017 7:30 pm
April 1, 2017 7:30 pm
April 6, 2017 7:30 pm
April 8, 2017 2:00 pm
Witness the unique tradition of Japanese Kuruma Ningyo (cart puppets) in the story of a pair of wandering travelers along the great highway from Tokyo to Kyoto on a path that intersects time and space.
March 30, 2017
“The Happiest Song Plays Last” is written by Quiara Alegría Hudes and directed by Jennifer Onopa.
April 5, 2017 7:30 pm
April 7—April 8, 2017 7:30 pm
April 12—April 15, 2017 7:30 pm
April 15, 2017 2:00 pm
“Ta'zieh: Between Two Rivers” conceived by Nikoo Mamdoohi and Q-Mars Haeri, written by Q-Mars Haeri and Ifa Bayeza and directed by Nikoo Mamdoohi. Off Site Location to be announced.