Studio Series 2019-2020

A series of one-act plays directed by senior Theatre students
All performances in Scales Fine Arts Center’s Ring Theatre

Limited seating, tickets on sale one hour before curtain.  Tickets are $3 (price includes NC sales tax). Late admission to Ring Theatre is not permitted!

Specific productions, directors, and performance dates are selected during the Fall 2019 semester.


Studio Series I (featuring two works)

Feb. 16 & 17 at 7:30 PM

Feb. 18 at 4:30 PM

Ring Theatre, Scales Fine Arts Center


The American Century by Murphy Guyer

Directed by Matt Crawford

The American Century is a satirical comedy that follows a dysfunctional, post-war family. Tom is fresh off the boat after WWII, returning home to his wife, Margaret. However, their touching reunion is cut short when a Stranger appears in their kitchen, bringing news of what the future holds for them.


From Foxtrot to Fosse, a choreographic revue

Directed and Choreographed by Ria Matheson

A spectacular cabaret of American Musical Theatre songs across time that showcases the ever-evolving use of dance in theatre. From classics to contemporary hits, love songs to teenage tantrums, this show will have you dancing in your seat.

Tickets are $3 at the door.


Studio Series II (featuring one work)

“Tall Tales” from The Kentucky Cycle by Robert Schenkkan

Directed by Cassidy Noble

April 6 & 7 at 7:30 PM

April 8 at 4:30 PM

Ring Theatre, Scales Fine Arts Center

Tall Tales tells the story of the Rowens, one of many Kentuckian farming families swindled out of their land by the Standard Oil Company at the end of the 1800s. Smooth-talking Standard Oil representative JT Wells mesmerizes the Rowens and their daughter with his storytelling and charm, but once he comes clean about what he’s done, can things be set right?

Tickets are $3 at the door.

Visit the Archives of some of the past University Theatre Productions

See also: 19-20 Season Brochure and Dance Series