Euripides' play follows the fates of the women of Troy, after their city has fallen and their husbands have been slaughtered. The grief of the women is compounded when the Greeks dole out additional deaths and take the women and their remaining family members as slaves. This tale highlights the effects of war and the ever present power of the human spirit in the face of seemingly insurmountable odds.
What is it like when your whole world is turned upside down and everything is strange? Nick is a young immigrant from the country of 'Homeland'. Nick struggles to fit in at his new school in America, where he can't speak the language of his fellow students Nick speaks English, and the other characters just speak gibberish!
Playing crazy to avoid prison work detail, the manic and free spirited Randle P. McMurphy is sent to a state mental hospital for evaluation. While there, McMurphy engages with a motley crew of inmates presided over by the icy Nurse Ratched. Soon, McMurphy and Ratched acknowledge they are enemies: Ratched is an authority figure who equates sanity with correct behavior; McMurphy is a charismatic misfit who might just dismantle the system by living simply as he pleases.
Happily ever after takes on a whole new meaning, as Katrina begins a journey in search of her Prince. With her Prince held captive by an evil Troll Princess in a dreary castle east of the sun and west of the moon, Katrina enters the homes of three wise women who share hilarious stories of how they found contentment by "doing what pleases others", "doing what pleases me", or "doing nothing at all". With guidance and boost from the Four Winds, Katrina seeks to defeat the Troll Princess and rescue the Prince.
This annual UVU favorite features ten different, and distinct, 10minute plays all of them written by, directed by, and acted in, by UVU Department of Theatrical Arts students. Come checkout the broad variety of stories, shared in a range of styles and genre. If you don't like what you're seeing, wait ten minutes!
Get a kick out of the madcap musical and tapdance antics aboard an ocean liner bound from New York to London. A stowaway, Billy Crocker, is in love with heiress Hope Harcourt, who is engaged to marry Lord Evelyn Oakleigh. Nightclub singer, Reno Sweeney, and Public Enemy #13, Moonface Martin, aid Billy in his quest to win Hope and arrive in London unscathed.
Sam is slow to get ready in the morning. Sam's mom is always in a hurry! When the Sloth who lives on the top bunk tickles Sam's nose causing him to sneeze, Sam stays home, sick, from school. Then, Sam and Sloth go on a variety of adventures in Sam's bedroom where Sam learns about fast and slow animals and the merits of slowing down to smell the roses.