Events

Oct 13 2022 | 7:30pm, Oct 14 2022 | 7:30pm, Oct 15 2022 | 2pm, Oct 15 2022 | 7:30pm, Oct 16 2022 | 2pm

UK Department of Theatre + Dance presents
Radium Girls by D.W. Gregory
Briggs Theatre, 127 Fine Arts Building

In 1926, radium was a miracle cure, Madame Curie was an international celebrity, and luminous watches the latest rage—until the girls who painted them began to fall ill with a mysterious disease. Inspired by a true story, Radium Girls traces the efforts of Grace Fryer, a dial painter, as she fights for…

Briggs Theatre
ADULT: $15.00, STUDENT: $10.00
Dec 1 2022 | 7:30pm, Dec 2 2022 | 7:30pm, Dec 3 2022 | 2pm, Dec 3 2022 | 7:30pm, Dec 4 2022 | 2pm

UK Department of Theatre + Dance presents
The School for Scandal by Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Guignol Theatre 

The comedic, satirical play, The School for Scandal, by Richard Brinsley Sheridan, is a scathing attack on pretention and hypocrisy. It was originally staged in 1777 in London’s Drury Lane Theatre. In this play, gossip and scandal, fueled by sexual intrigue, dominate the high society and aristocracy…

Guignol Theatre
ADULT: $15.00, STUDENT: $10.00
Jan 27 2023 | 7:30pm, Jan 28 2023 | 7:30pm, Jan 29 2023 | 2pm

UK Department of Theatre + Dance presents
Rooted Forces
Guignol Theatre

The annual dance concert, Rooted Forces, features new dances by faculty, guest artists, and student work. Aligned with UK as a leading research university, the choreography is rooted in inquiry, exploration, risk-taking, and creativity. Through an extraordinary breadth of multi-faceted perspectives and creative…

Guignol Theatre
ADULT: $15.00, STUDENT: $10.00
Feb 23 2023 | 7:30pm, Feb 24 2023 | 7:30pm, Feb 25 2023 | 2pm, Feb 25 2023 | 7:30pm, Feb 26 2023 | 2pm

UK Department of Theatre + Dance presents
Blood at the Root by Dominique Morisseau
Briggs Theatre

A striking new ensemble drama based on the Jena Six; six Black students who were initially charged with attempted murder for a school fight after being provoked with nooses hanging from a tree on campus. This bold new play by Dominique Morisseau (Sunset Baby, Detroit '67, Skeleton Crew) whose title is inspired…

Briggs Theatre
ADULT: $15.00, STUDENT: $10.00
Apr 20 2023 | 7:30pm, Apr 21 2023 | 7:30pm, Apr 22 2023 | 7:30pm, Apr 23 2023 | 2pm

UK Department of Theatre + Dance presents
Shakespeare in Love by Tom Stoppard and Marc Norman, adapted for the stage by Lee Hall
Guignol Theatre

Based on the Academy Award-winning movie, this enchanting, hilarious, romantic stage play reimagines William Shakespeare's creative process – and explores his inspiration – as he writes Romeo & Juliet.  Young Will Shakespeare has writer's block. The…

Guignol Theatre
ADULT: $20.00, STUDENT: $15.00