Calvin MacLean News

Panel Discussion on the Politics in The Crucible Following October 16 Matinee

A panel discussion about the impact of Arthur Miller’s classic The Crucible on political discussions at the time of its writing and today will take place in the Carousel Theatre following the Sunday, October 16 matinee. The discussion is free and open to the public. Discussing the play and its effect on recent and current

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Clarence Brown Theatre Honored for Production of Whipping Man


The East Tennessee Historical Society has recognized UT’s Clarence Brown Theatre for its production of The Whipping Man, a haunting Civil War-era play that tackles difficult issues and the region’s history. The theater received the Award of Distinction this month from the historical society for its adaptation of the play.

Students Can Now Order Clarence Brown Tickets Online and Via Phone

UT students can now call or go online to order tickets to the Clarence Brown Theatre rather than stand in line at the box office. The Clarence Brown Theatre has partnered with the Division of Student Life and the VolCard Office, as well as and ticketing provider Paciolan, to make this possible. UT students are eligible to purchase one discounted ticket to each of the eight CBT productions. Additional tickets can be purchased at regular adult and nonstudent prices.

Pregame Showcase: Theatre, Symphony Combine Talents to Wow Audiences

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Before heading to Neyland Stadium for the Vols home opener against Georgia State on Saturday football fans are invited to focus their attention on another entertainment arena—the theater stage. Cal MacLean, professor and head of the Department of Theatre, will present Supreme Synergy on Stage: Presenting Sweeney Todd in the season’s first Pregame Showcase.