Before the Broadway national tour begins, a local production of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, a Musical Thriller, will explore the psyche of the villain and bring the community Stephen Sondheim’s brilliant melodies with the help of KU Opera and Symphony Orchestra. Sweeney Todd is a co-production of the Department of Theatre & Dance and School of Music. It is directed by Stella Markou, an Associate Professor of Voice & Opera in the School of Music.
Before the Broadway national tour begins, a local production of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, a Musical Thriller, will explore the psyche of the villain and bring the community Stephen Sondheim’s brilliant melodies with the help of KU Opera and Symphony Orchestra.
Audiences to the University Theatre’s next production will enjoy cheery musical numbers, over-the-top costumes, and sweet storylines driven by even sweeter characters–literally, some of them are gingerbread cookies.
University of Kansas Department of Theatre & Dance faculty members, along with a regional guest choreographer, will present work in ballet, hip hop, and modern/contemporary dance styles at the University Dance Company Fall Concert November 3 and 4 at 7:30pm and Nov. 5 at 2:30pm.
A Story of Self-Discovery, Empowerment, and the Effects of the Patriarchy in Contemporary Society The University Theatre will open its 2023-24 season with a play that unapologetically dives into taboo topics, dips into a revolution happening around the globe, and features puppetry to he
The University of Kansas Department of Theatre & Dance has unveiled its 2023-24 performance season, which engages talent within the University Theatre, University Dance Company, School of Music, and Department of English, among others.
The University of Kansas Department of Theatre & Dance recognized 59 students as recipients of its year-end awards and scholarships, totalling more than $200,000 in financial support.
The University Theatre’s season finale opens with a big, inviting party. That’s one reason why Act 1 of Cabaret is so adored and a reason the musical’s ending hits so hard, said Markus Potter, director and assistant professor in the Department of Theatre & Dance.
KU Theatre & Dance students earned awards and recognition from the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival, Region V. Almost all of this outstanding work was part of actualized productions of the University Theatre.
Love and Information, a Kaleidoscope of Quick Encounters, Searches for Meaning in Collaborative Production
Audiences to the University Theatre’s spring season opener will witness a unique performance from within the Department of Theatre & Dance with a script that’s been transformed by students.
A play opening soon at the University of Kansas explores a topic that’s become ever-more relevant in recent years: death.