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April 2015 E-news

We're just about a month into spring quarter, and while many of us are starting to think not only about the end of this academic year, but the beginning of next—Have you heard? It's our 75th Anniversary Season in 2015-2016!—there's still plenty of work to be done this quarter.

Every other spring brings us the opportunity to see our first-year MFA directing students make their UW Drama main stage debut. This year, instead of a program of one acts, Malika Oyetimein and Sean Ryan are collaborating on a full production of William Inge's Bus Stop, with Sean directing Act I and Malika taking over Acts II and III. The cast switches roles, too! We're excited to see the results, and we hope you'll join us in getting to know these talented artists.

See the show during the first week and receive 25% off the regular ticket price, excluding opening night on Friday, April 24. Use promo code: inge. Discount valid on 4/22, 4/23, 4/25, and 4/26.

Upcoming Performances and Events

Bus Stop—MFA director debut
April 22–May 3
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Extending a Hand: Gesture, Duration and the (Non)Human Turn
Lecture by Rebecca Schneider, Theatre Arts and Performance Studies, Brown University
Organized by the Performance Studies Research Group
Friday, April 24 at 4:00pm
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Boy's Life—featuring undergraduate actors
May 27–June 7
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UTS Presents: On the Verge
May 28–June 7
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STORIES FROM CHINATOWN: a living theater project
May 30
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Designer Showcase
Featuring graduating designers from UW Drama, Cornish College of the Arts, and Seattle University
Save the date for June 8
More details coming! 


Banner Photo Credit: Hazel Lozano and AJ Friday and Cherie and Bo in William Inge's "Bus Stop." Photo by Mike Hipple.