The University of Texas Pan-American
University Theatre

Calendar of Theatrical Performances 2014-2015 Season

2015 Season


Evita (Closed)
By Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice
March 4-8, 2015

The musical Evita is the colorful story of Eva Peron, second wife to Argentine dictator Juan Peron. Born an “illegitimate” child, Eva Peron rose to become the most powerful woman in mid-century Latin America by defending and supporting Argentina’s poor and working class.

True West (Closed)
By Sam Shepard
April 22-26, 2015

True West is about the sibling rivalry between two estranged brothers, one a screenwriter and the other one a thief who have reconnected.

Theatre for Young Audiences

Coraline, the Musical (Closed)
By Neil Gaiman
May 7-10, 2015

Coraline the Musical, follows the story of a precocious young girl, Coraline Jones, who loves to explore and has plenty of time to do so since her parents are too busy there! Come to our spellbinding, imaginative and spooky musical production for both children and adults!

PASS 2015

Moon Over Buffalo (Closed)
By Ken Ludwig
July 2-5, 2015

Wonder of the World  (Closed)
By David Lindsay–Abaire
July 9-12, 2015

2014 Season


Richard III (Closed)
October 8-12, 2014

Richard III, one of William Shakespeare’s most famous history plays, features an entertainingly villainous title character as darkly humorous as he is evil. Watch as Richard manipulates and charms to try to win a kingdom even as the ghosts of his victims haunt him, right up to the final climactic battle when the unhorsed Richard cries, “A horse! A horse! My kingdom for a horse!”

Studio Theatre

Locked (Closed)
By Phillip Zwerling and Lorenzo Pace
October 23-26, 2014

Locked stages the based-on-fact story of a contemporary African American family torn apart by shame when they discover their personal ties to Africa and American slavery.

The Mystery of the Shady Palms RV Park  (Closed)
By Dr. Eric Wiley
November 19-23, 2014

Bob Cooper dreams of selling his park and moving to Vegas, but when visitors to the park mysteriously begin to disappear, his dream seems over. Can Cooper solve the mystery or will he himself disappear? A world premiere of this mystery-comedy about Winter Texans!

Theatre for Young Audiences

Pastorela (Closed)
December 4-7, 2014

Experience the joy and wonder of Christmas with this traditional version of the Mexican nativity play. Featuring posada songs, shepherds, an angel, a devil, and the breaking of a piñata, this show will delight the whole family.

The Box Office opens one hour prior to each performance. The Albert L. Jeffers Theatre is located in the Arts & Humanities Building (ARHU), on the corner of University Drive and Sugar Road, Edinburg, Texas. 956-665-3581


Notice: For performances on previous seasons, please see the Archive.

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