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Theatre UAB presents "Everybody"
Theatre UAB presents “Everybody,” a modern take on the 15th-century morality play “Everyman,” with shows Nov. 8-11 and Nov. 15-18, at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Theatre UAB is the performance company of the Dept. of Theatre.
This play follows Everybody as they journey through life’s greatest mystery: the meaning of living. Written by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins. Director Jack Cannon first encountered “Everyman” while in high school in the early 1980s, where he read the play and acted it out in the original Old English. The plot is simple and straight forward: God, upset at man’s inability to live a moral life, demands that Death bring forward Everybody (all of humankind) to account for their life and justify ... view more »