The Knoxville News Sentinel highlighted the Clarence Brown Theatre‘s recent production of Three Sisters, a play by Russian author Anton Chekhov that explores the themes of reality, dreams, love and loss. Michael Fry, a London-based director, guest-directed the play, which he said was likely the playwright’s best. “I think having worked in it for four weeks
Carousel Theatre News
Nobel Prize winner and Holocaust survivor Roald Hoffmann will be at UT for a staged reading of his new play Something That Belongs to You at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, April 20, in the Ula Love Doughty Carousel Theatre. The performance, directed by Dennis E. Perkins, is free and open to the public, and Hoffmann will be available afterward to discuss his work.
UT’s Opera Theatre this month will present a modern-day adaptation of Mozart’s classic comedy, “The Marriage of Figaro,” where Elvis is star and pop culture takes center stage. The spring opera will debut Friday through Sunday, April 20 to 22, at the Carousel Theatre, 1714 Andy Holt Avenue.
Tickets are on sale now for Copenhagen at the Clarence Brown Theatre’s Carousel Theatre. Opening night is March 27 with a preview for the play on March 26. The show runs through April 11. The play remembers a meeting that took place in 1941 between two physicists, Niels Bohr and Werner Heisenberg. As friends they had collaborated on crucial work that led to the atomic bomb, but World War II placed them on opposite sides. Ticket prices range from $5 to $33.