The premiere of the CBT-commissioned The Open Hand, written by Robert Caisley and directed by Producing Artistic Director Calvin MacLean, will be performed in the Clarence Brown Theatre’s Lab Theatre March 30 through April 17.
Clarence Brown Theatre News
The Clarence Brown Theatre has announced its lineup for the 2016–17 season.
Illinois native and UT alumna, Paula Pell, will be awarded the Artistic Achievement Award at the Clarence Brown Theatre’s annual gala to be held 7:00-11:00 p.m. Friday, May 20, at Jackson Terminal.
Deaf theatergoers are finding it easier to enjoy stage productions at the Clarence Brown Theatre, thanks to an ongoing collaboration with the campus Center on Deafness.
A Lesson Before Dying, an adaptation of the Ernest J. Gaines novel by Romulus Linney, will play in the
Clarence Brown Theatre’s Carousel Theatre beginning today and running through March 13.
The documentary film Say It Loud: Knoxville During the Civil Rights Era will be screened at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, February 21.
Is revenge justice? In Williams Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus, a victorious general returns home, having already lost many sons in the war, only to find political chaos and the emperor marrying his enemy.
February is Black History Month, the annual celebration of the achievements of black Americans and their role in US history. UT is celebrating the month with a slate of events across departments. The Clarence Brown Theatre is staging A Lesson Before Dying in conjunction with Knox County Public Library’s The Big Read, and other campus offices are hosting events related to the production.
William Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus will play on the CBT mainstage February 10–28 with 7:30 pm and 2:00 pm performances
The Clarence Brown Theatre is the recipient of a prestigious $20,000 “Art Works” award from the National Endowment for the Arts in support of its spring production of A Lesson Before Dying.