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Six Characters in Search of an Author


By Luigi Pirandello, Adapted by Steve Moulds

Directed by David Kersnar

Gilbert V. Hemsley Theatre

October 11 (Preview), October 12 (Opening Night) – October 28.

A troupe of actors are interrupted by a group of fictional characters, abandoned by their creator, demanding to be brought to life by a new author. The actors become swept up in the characters’ melodramatic story, causing the lines between reality and fiction to blur. The original “meta” theatrical experience is given new immediacy in this contemporary adaptation crafted specifically for the UW-Madison production.

The cast features Alexandria…

Into the Woods


Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, Book by James Lapine

Directed by David Ronis

Shannon Hall -Memorial Union

February 21 (Opening Night) – February 24.

A co-production of University Theatre and University Opera in partnership with Wisconsin Union Theater, INTO THE WOODS is the celebrated musical that transcends your favorite fairy tales. Cinderella, Prince Charming, Rapunzel, Jack and the Beanstalk, Red Riding Hood, and other familiar characters find life is more complicated than “happily ever after.” Featuring glorious music and lyrics by the legendary Stephen Sondheim, this is a can’t miss theatrical event.

Ticket Prices:
$40 Premium…

Twilight Bowl


By Rebecca Gilman

Gilbert V. Hemsley Theatre

April 11 (Preview), April 12 (Opening Night) – April 28.

Cousins Sam and Jaycee grew up together in a small Wisconsin town. Sam, who sharpened her bowling skills at the local alley, is now heading to college with a bowling scholarship. But Jaycee’s future isn’t looking so bright. As the young women and their friends face adulthood, the alley becomes a place to celebrate, mourn and forge new identities. But can their bonds survive even as their paths diverge? And is success always earned, or is it sometimes a matter of…

Current UT Season

by Melinda Menard

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