Greetings, players. Next semester, the UBC Players’ Club will be producing the 6th Annual Festival Dionysia for our mainstage production! We will begin accepting submissions of original scripts for production on November 12th, 2016. Scripts must be a maximum of 20 minutes long. We will also be accepting applications for directors, as well as published work proposals,
Greetings, players! We are now only a few weeks away from the opening night of our mainstage production: the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama Disgraced by Ayad Akhtar directed by Gavan Cheema! The show will be running from November 9th to the 14th, with evening shows at 7pm and a Sunday matinee at 2pm. There will be no show on November 11th.
This week, the UBC Players Club is hosting a play reading of Marie Clements’s spellbinding drama Copper Thunderbird from 3-6pm on Friday, in NEST 2521. Copper Thunderbird acts out the life, times, and struggles of Anishinaabe artist Norval Morrisseau, a Grand Shaman hailed as the Father of Contemporary Native Art and “Picasso of the North.” These
Greetings, players! Come join us on October 27th for a presentation of Joan MacLeod’s The Shape of a Girl, directed by Elana Mabrito and starring Anni Ramsay, two key members of the UBC Players Club. The show will be followed by a brief talkback where we discuss the issues that arise in the text. We
Greetings, players! Thanks to everyone who came out and auditioned for Disgraced! We now have the show fully cast and would like to thank all the guests who came to our successful workshop! We are excited to show the play to you all in November. If you emailed us about working backstage, we haven’t forgotten you.
This week, the UBC Players Club is holding a reading of the classic Jacobean tragedy The Duchess of Malfi, written by John Webster in 1613. The reading will be held on Friday the 30th from 3-6pm in I.K. Barber 461. One of the masterpieces of 17th-century drama, The Duchess of Malfi tells the chilling tale of how a love
This Friday, the UBC Players’ Club is reading the first part of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes by Tony Kushner. Set during the AIDS crisis of the 1980s, Angels in America follows the lives of a gay couple in a New York, a closeted Mormon clerk and his wife, and
Salutations, thespians! The UBC Players Club is welcoming the new year with a bonfire at Wreck Beach, happening this Friday the 16th at 7 PM. This Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be a fantastic opportunity for the whole club to get together, hang out, sing campfire songs, and get to know each other before the
Hello friends, The UBC Players Club is seeking actors and crew members for their upcoming fall production! Auditions will be held from September 16th-18th! Disgraced by Ayad Akhtar is more than just a play, it’s a witty and eloquent sociopolitical statement. The play enters the world of Amir and Emily and post 9/11 New York.
Greetings, players! This fall, the UBC Players Club is co-producing a show at the Vancouver Fringe Festival: The Orbweaver, by Mexican playwright and UBC alumnus Paula Zelaya Cervantes, running from September 9-18th on the Revue Stage! First conceived in 2014, this play has since been developed extensively in Mexico. We are thrilled to be presenting