May 28, 2014

Arts Roundup: Drama, Gospel — and the Burke trivia night

Rounding out spring quarter is a variety of events to keep you entertained. From the Undergraduate Theater Society’s production of “Dog Sees God” to various music performances presented by the School of Music at Meany Theater, prepare yourself for the rest of spring quarter because it’s looking bright!

Dog Sees God

Michael J. Hanley

The cast of the Undergraduate Theater Society’s “Dog Sees God,” left to right: Alexandra Feinberg, Taige’ Kussman, Erica Ream, Mariama Suwaneh, Dominic Racelis and Sean Payne.

“Dog Sees God”
May 29-June 8 | Hutchinson Hall, Cabaret Theater
When CB’s dog dies from rabies, CB begins to question the existence of an afterlife. His best friend is too burned out to provide any coherent speculation, his sister has gone goth, his ex-girlfriend has recently been institutionalized, and his other friends are too inebriated to give him any sort of solace. But a chance meeting with a long-lost friend offers CB peace of mind and sets in motion a chain of events that pushes the characters’ numerous identity crises to their very limits. More info.

Gospel Choir
June 2 | Meany Theater
Phyllis Byrdwell leads the 100-voice gospel choir in songs of praise, jubilation, and other expressions of the Gospel tradition. More info.

Chamber Singers and Santo Tomas University Singers
June 3 | Meany Theater
The UW Chamber Singers present “Points,” a program of new music and welcomes a special guest choir, the Santo Tomas University Singers from Manilla, Phillipines, which will perform a range of music, including Filipino works and Broadway classics. More info.

UW Sings
June 5 | Meany Theater
The University Singers, Women’s Choir and the Men’s Glee Club present their popular year-end concert. More info.

Burke Trivia Night
June 5 | College Pub Inn
This monthly pub quiz for science buffs, culture gurus, and museum lovers encourages you to bring your friends and test your knowledge of the natural world. More info.

“The Workroom”
Through June 9 | Glen Hughes Penthouse Theater
A portrait of two male and six female laborers surviving in Paris after World War II. Little changes in their cramped, airless tailor’s workroom except the fabrics they stitch together. This production gives the Professional Actor Training Program students an opportunity to broaden their dramatic acting skills as they relay the emotional story of eight survivors trying to sew together the fragments of their severed post-war lives. More info.

MFA + MDes Thesis Exhibition
Through June 22 | Henry Art Gallery
The culminating exhibition for graduating Master of Fine Arts and Master of Design Students. See the recent story in UW Today. More info.

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