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‘Oklahoma!’ to Tennessee (Williams, that is)

080410Feature2_BrownTheatreUNCG Theatre has announced its 2010-11 season lineup. Enjoy Rodgers and Hammerstein, Tennessee Williams and everything in between.

The new season begins Sept. 29 with “Oklahoma!” Show schedule is as follows:

• “Oklahoma!” by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein, II; Aycock Auditorium; 7:30 p.m. Sept. 29 and 30; 8 p.m. Oct. 1 and 2; 2 p.m. Oct. 3 and 4. The classic musical, performed in celebration of the new School of Music, Theatre and Dance.

• “The Waiting Room” by Lisa Loomer; Brown Building Theatre; 8 p.m. Oct. 22, 23, 29 and 30; 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26- 28; 2 p.m. Oct. 24 and 31. A dark comedy about the quest for beauty, and its cost.

• “Alice in Wonderland,” adapted by Joe Sturgeon and Jim Wren; Taylor Theatre; 2 p.m. Nov. 13, 14, 20 and 21; 8 p.m. Nov. 13, 19 and 20; 9:30 a.m. and noon Nov. 16-19. An urban techno original adaptation of the classic children’s book by Lewis Carroll.

• “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” by William Finn and Rachel Sheinkin; Brown Building Theatre; 8 p.m. Jan. 28 and 29, Feb. 4 and 5; 2 p.m. Jan. 30 and Feb. 6; 7:30 p.m. Feb. 1- 3. Six quirky adolescents compete in the Bee, run by three equally-quirky grown-ups in this musical romp.

• “Hansel And Gretel,” adapted by Max Bush from the stories of the Brothers Grimm, North Carolina Theatre for Young People touring production; Taylor Theatre; 9:30 a.m. and noon March 15-18; 7:30 p.m. March 18; 2 p.m. March 19 and 20. Variation on the classic fairytale.

• “Pericles” by William Shakespeare; Taylor Theatre; 8 p.m. Feb. 19, 20, 26 and 27; 7:30 p.m. Feb. 23- 25; 2 p.m. Feb. 21 and 28. A timeless tale of the struggles of one man’s triumph over the forces of good and evil.

• Spring Opera, title TBA; Aycock Auditorium; March 31, April 1 and 3.

• “Orpheus Descending” by Tennessee Williams; Taylor Theatre; 8 p.m. April 8, 9, 15, 16; 7:30 p.m. April 11, 12 and 13; 2 p.m. April 10 and 17. A modern retelling of the ancient Greek Orpheus legend.

Tickets for non-musical plays are $15, adults; $12, non-UNCG students, senior citizens and children; $9, groups of 10 or more and UNCG Alumni Association members; and $7, UNCG students.

Tickets for musicals (“Oklahoma!,” “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” and the Spring Opera) are $20, adults; $15, senior citizens, non-UNCG students and children; $12, groups of 10 or more and UNCG Alumni Association members; and $10, UNCG students.

For weekday school matinee performances of “Alice in Wonderland” and “Hansel and Gretel,” tickets are $15, adults; $12, children, students and senior citizens; $9, UNCG Alumni Association members; $7, UNCG students; and $5, groups of 10 or more.

For tickets, visit http://boxoffice.uncg.edu.

Visual: A rehearsal in a previous year in Brown Building Theatre.