Posted February 12, 2014

The Art of Spring

Temple's spring schedule of performances and exhibits offers something for art lovers of all kinds.

From a play about teen aggression to Haydn at the Kimmel Center, performances of all kinds bloom at Temple this semester. Here are some highlights.

Macbeth
Wednesday, Feb. 12 through Saturday, Feb. 22
To coincide with Shakespeare’s 450th birthday, Temple Theaters presents his finest tragedy, about the corruption of power and the consequences of blind ambition. It is directed by Professor of Theater Dan Kern.

Tomlinson Theater
1301 W. Norris St. (at 13th Street)

Admission
General admission: $15–$20
Temple students: $5
To purchase tickets, visit TicketLeap or call 215-204-1122.


MFA Exhibits
Feb. 26 until early May
Each week, three MFA students exhibit their work in Temple Contemporary, the gallery in the Tyler School of Art. The gallery is open each Wednesday through Saturday, 11 a.m.– 6 p.m., with opening receptions Fridays from 6 to 8:30 p.m.

Tyler School of Art
2001 N. 13th St. (at Norris Street)

Admission: Free


13th Annual Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts Concert
Sunday, March 23

Conducted by Luis Biava and Paul Rardin, the Temple University Symphony Orchestra and Combined Choirs perform Haydn's Mass in D Minor and Mahler’s Symphony No. 1 in D Major.

Verizon Hall, Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts
300 S. Broad St. (at Spruce Street)

Admission
General admission: $20–$35
Students and senior citizens: $10

To purchase tickets, visit the Kimmel Center website  or call  215-893-1999.


Hair
Wednesday, March 26 through Sunday, April 6

This watershed 1960s countercultural musical is a commentary on love, war, politics and youthful rebellion.The story of one group's struggle to live out their ideals amid a chaotic world, Hair not only defined a generation, but also the future of the rock-musical genre. It is directed by Adjunct Professor of Theater Brandon McShaffrey, TFM ’12.

Tomlinson Theater
1301 W. Norris St. (at 13th Street)

Admission
General admission: $20–$25
Temple students: $10

To purchase tickets, visit TicketLeap or call 215-204-1122.


Orfeo ed Euridice
Friday, April 25 and Sunday, April 27

Temple University Opera Theater presents Orfeo ed Euridice by Christoph Willibald Gluck. One of Gluck’s most popular works, it tells the story of Orfeo, who ventures into hell to search for his deceased wife. This production is directed by Valéry Ryvkin, artistic director of the opera theater and associate professor of voice and opera.

Tomlinson Theater
1301 W. Norris St. (at 13th Street)

Admission
General admission: $20
Students and senior citizens: $15
With student OWLcard: $5

To purchase tickets, visit the Liacouras Center's website or call 1-800-298-4200.


Odd Girl Out
Wednesday, April 23 through Saturday, May 3

This world premiere of an original docudrama reveals the hidden, heartbreaking world of bullying and relational aggression among preteen and teenage girls. Directed by Douglas Wager, associate dean of theater, film and media arts, it is based on the groundbreaking research of Rachel Simmons, author of Odd Girl Out: The Hidden Culture of Aggression in Girls.

Randall Theater
2020 N. 13th St. (at Diamond Street)

Admission
General admission: $15–$20
Temple students: $5

To purchase tickets, visit TicketLeap or call 215-204-1122.

BFA Senior Dance Concert I
Friday, April 25 and Saturday, April 26

Temple’s annual dance concert showcases the choreography of graduating seniors.

Conwell Dance Theater
Conwell Hall, fifth floor
1801 N. Broad St. (at Montgomery Ave.)

Admission
General admission: $20
Students and senior citizens: $15
Temple employees and patrons with Dance USA Philadelphia Dance Pass: $10
Students with Temple OWLcard: $5


BFA Senior Dance Concert II
Friday, May 2 and Saturday, May 3

Temple’s annual dance concert showcases the choreography of graduating seniors.

Conwell Dance Theater
Conwell Hall, fifth floor
1801 N. Broad St. (at Montgomery Ave.)

Admission
General admission: $20
Students and senior citizens: $15
Temple employees and patrons with Dance USA Philadelphia Dance Pass: $10
Students with Temple OWLcard: $5

To purchase tickets, visit the Liacouras Center's website or call 1-800-298-4200.

Diamond Screen Film Festival
Tuesday, May 6 and Wednesday, May 7

An annual showcase, the Diamond Screen Film Festival features outstanding work by students in the Film and Media Arts program at Temple.

The International House
3701 Chestnut St.

More details will be available soon at diamondscreen.org.
 

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