Theatre UCF produces a full season of contemporary and classic plays and musicals each year at the University of Central Florida and downtown during UCF Celebrates the Arts. Each summer, Theatre UCF produces a new play festival called Pegasus PlayLab that invites playwrights from around the country to hold public workshops and readings in collaboration with our students and faculty. From dramas to comedies and theatre for young audiences to works tackling today’s pressing issues, there is something for everyone at Theatre UCF!
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Theatre UCF 2021-22 Season
Theatre UCF explores the question, “what does it mean to be an American?” in a season of works by contemporary American playwrights that tackle experiences from the complexities of adolescence to the ups and downs of adulthood, from losing everything to finding the love of your life.
September 23 – September 26, 2021 • Main Stage Theatre
Nine competitive high school soccer players navigate the wins, losses and rivalries on and off the astro-turf, a striking and vulnerable account of what it means to be a teenager and teammate.
October 14 – October 24, 2021 • Main Stage Theatre
Casual drinks at dinner spiral into humor, horror and humility of embarking on a first date, with surprises, and maybe even true love, around every corner in this musical comedy.
November 12 – November 21, 2021 • Black Box Theatre
Welcome to the Moon and Other One Acts
Experience the tantalizing, romantic and bittersweet writing of Tony Award, Pulitzer Prize and Academy Award-winning playwright John Patrick Shanley with his one acts: "The Red Coat," "Down and Out," "Let Us Go Out into the Starry Night," "Out West," "A Lonely Impulse of Delight" and "Welcome to the Moon."
January 27 – February 6, 2022 • Main Stage Theatre
A deeply moving and emotional story about the thirst for freedom, the fight against marginalization and the risks people take to defend the heart-stirring power of art.
February 17 – February 27, 2022 • Black Box Theatre
Fabulation, or the Re-Education of Undine
A satirical yet cautionary tale of struggling to understand what it means to be a black woman amidst the constructs of society, and the trials of returning to family roots.
April 14 – April 16, 2022 • Walt Disney Theater
Shrek The Musical
A grumpy green ogre and fairy-tale favorites thrown into a jam-packed hilarious musical adventure perfect for the entire family.
Schedule is subject to change.