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Theatre UAB presents “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead”

Presented by Theatre UAB at Alys Robinson Stephens Performing Arts Center, Birmingham AL

Feb 22 - 26 2023
Theatre UAB presents “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead”

Scene from Theatre UAB's 2021-2022 production of "The Spongebob Musical."

Acclaimed as a modern dramatic masterpiece.

“Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead” is a fabulously inventive tale of Hamlet told from the worm’s-eye view of the bewildered Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, two minor characters in Shakespeare’s play. Written by Tom Stoppard. Directed by Dennis McLernon. Shows 7:30 p.m. nightly Feb. 22-25 and at 2 p.m. Feb. 26, in the Alys Stephens Center’s Sirote Theatre.


Tickets are $12 and $15; students $6; UAB employees and senior citizens $10.

Contact: 205-975-2787

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  • Feb 22, 2023 at 07:30 pm - 09:30 pm (Wed)
  • Feb 23, 2023 at 07:30 pm - 09:30 pm (Thu)
  • Feb 24, 2023 at 07:30 pm - 09:30 pm (Fri)
  • Feb 25, 2023 at 07:30 pm - 09:30 pm (Sat)
  • Feb 26, 2023 at 02:00 pm - 04:00 pm (Sun)

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The UAB Department of Theatre prepares students for careers in the performing arts, including acting, directing, musical theater and stagecraft. Academic options include the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in musical theatre and Bachelor of Arts degree with concentrations in performancedesign/technology, or general theatre.

Learn more about theater degrees at UAB here. To apply, visit

The department has produced hundreds of full-length shows in its 50-year history, plus short films, student showcases and more than 100 original 10-minute plays. Its touring groups perform throughout the state and the department’s alumni are working professionally all over the country. The plays are cast entirely, with very rare exceptions, from the student body, and in auditions, equal consideration is given to freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors. Students who demonstrate exceptional ability are frequently allowed to design and even direct main-season productions.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Alys Robinson Stephens Performing Arts Center

1200 Tenth Avenue South , Birmingham, AL 35294