Events & Productions Calendar

UTNT (UT New Theatre) presents The Orange Garden

April 23, 2016 - 2:00pm

A young American Peace Corps volunteer is sent to Iran in 1972 where he is swept up in the growing fire of the revolution. A story about the complicated ways we fall in love with people and places, The Orange Garden draws influences from Rumi, 1960s rock and folk music, whirling dervishes and the lyricism of the Persian language. Written by Joanna Garner, Directed by Alexandra Bassett 

UTNT (UT New Theatre) presents 381 Bleecker

April 23, 2016 - 7:30pm

Ellen and Meg have kept their distance since their brother Henry’s death 25 years ago. When circumstances force Meg to live with Ellen and her son David for a month, the sisters are asked to reckon with the loss that drove them apart. 381 Bleecker is a rich and theatrical story about grief, memory and the harrowing work of forgiveness. Written by Gia Marotta, directed by Jess Hutchinson. 

UTNT (UT New Theatre) presents The Silent Woman

April 24, 2016 - 2:00pm

The strange, true tale of a painter living with an effigy of his ex-lover in 1919 Europe. Because the doll cannot dress herself, the painter enlists a young maid to help him, resulting in an intricate, erotic game of pretend. The Silent Woman is the winner of the 2015 Kentucky Women’s Playwriting Prize. By Lydia Blaisdell, directed by KJ Sanchez. 

UTNT (UT New Theatre) presents Girls in Cars Underwater

April 24, 2016 - 7:30pm

When newbie Dusty is hired at the most difficult bar in the city, she forms an unexpected bond with one of the old-timers. But allegiances beyond the bar start to threaten Dusty’s new-found security — and in one terrifying night, everything changes. Girls in Cars Underwater is an unflinching exploration of love and loss and the power of both to ruin and remake our lives. Written by Tegan McLeod, directed by Cara Phipps