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Calendar of Theatrical Performances 2013-2014 Season

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Fall 2013

Albert L. Jeffers Theatre

Pachanga (Closed)
By Eric Wiley, with songs by Anna Tirado
September 25, 26, 27 - 7:30 pm
September 28 - 7:00 pm 
September 28 - 9:00 pm (Spanish Version)
September 29 - 2:00 pm

Dont miss the party! After sold-out shows in June, PACHANGA is back and better than ever! Experience this original, high-energy dance battle commedy about feuding ranchers! Featuring over 22 dancers and a live band!

Studio Shows

Double Feature Horror Night

Diner of the Dead (Closed)
Written by UTPA Theatre graduates Jerome Warden and Jason Huerta
Albert L. Jeffers Theatre
October 23-26 2013 - 7:30 pm
October 27, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Diner of the Dead takes place in any town, USA. A strange serum has been smuggled into the USA by a renegade military officer. Soon there is world-wide epidemic of reanimation, with victims multiplying exponentially. Perfect for the Halloween season, this story follows a group of locals inside a diner as they witness the disaster from their perspective, in their own small town.

By Stephen Mallatratt, based on the novel by Susan Hill
Studio Theatre
October 23-26, 2013 - 10:00 pm
October 27, 2013 - 5:00 pm

In complete darkness you feel like a child again. You force your senses to accept what your eyes can’t , and remind yourself What real fear is. This heart stopping play within a play has been an English favorite since 1983, it has been touring in Mexico for the last 25 years, and now the woman in black is roaming the UTPA Studio Theatre.

Theatre for Young Audiences

“The Tacuaches (Possums) Find a Home” (Closed)
By Brian Warren
Studio Theatre
December 5-6, 2013 - 7:00 pm
December 7, 2013 - 2:00 pm & 7:00 pm
December 8, 2013 - 2:00 pm

In this special production for our Very Young theatre fans (ages 0 – 5), the story is told with costume, movement and audience participation! Bring the whole family – especially your youngest – to this story of a loving marsupial family and their quest for place to call home.

Spring 2014

Albert L. Jeffers Theatre

by Christopher Hampton adapted from the 1782 novel by Pirre Choderlos de Laclos
February 26 - March 1, 2014 - 7:30 pm
March 2, 2014 - 2:00 pm

Les Liaisons Dangereuses is a marvelous journey into the lives of the rich and shameless. It follows the story of Marquise de Merteuil and the Vicomte de Valmont, rivals who use sex as a weapon of humiliation and degradation, destroying the lives of others for no other reason than to see if they can…..(this show is rated PG-13)

Real Women Have Curves
comedy by Josefina Lopez
April 23-26 2014 - 7:30 pm
April 27, 2014 - 2:00 pm

An outrageously funny story of five full-figured Mexican-American women who are racing to Meet nearly impossible production deadlines in order to keep their factory from going under.

Theatre for Young Audiences

“Twelve Dancing Princesses”
adapted from the Brothers Grimm by Brian Warren
Albert L. Jeffers
May 1-3, 2014 - 7:00 pm
May 3-4, 2014 - 2:00 pm

Twelve lovely princesses wear out their shoes every night! Where do they go, why do they dance? The prince who discovers the answer to that question will earn a kingdom of his own and a princess for a bride – but if he fails, he will lose his head! And that might hurt!

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

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

1201 W. University Drive Edinburg, TX 78539-2999
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