17-year-old Lucas (Paul Kircher) is drifting through his last year of boarding school until the sudden death of his father strips away everything he took for granted. Left filled with anger and despair, he visits his older brother in Paris, seeking comfort in the new city. Kircher's portrayal of Lucas won the Silver Shell for Best Leading Performance and garnered Lumières and César award nominations.
Location: Rod 301 (ScholarSpace) and online (via Zoom)
Visiting artist Thomas Leleu will present a tuba recital. Leleu is considered as “one of the best tuba players of the world” (Radio France) and a “world star of the tuba” (Europe 1, TMC – french national TV). This iconoclastic artist stands where genres mix: a classical soloist, passionate about world music, modern music and pop. He is regularly invited to perform at festivals and in concert halls around the world. Leleu will also offer a masterclass during his visit to UNI, on Thursday, February 8 at 6 p.m. in Bengtson Auditorium, Russell Hall. Both events are free and open to the public.
Broadway’s Come From Away is a Best Musical winner all across North America!
This New York Time Critics’ Pick takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them. Cultures clashed and nerves ran high, but uneasiness turned into trust, music soared into the night, and gratitude grew into enduring friendships.
Don’t miss this breathtaking musical written by Tony ® nominees Irene Sankoff and David Hein, directed by Tony-winning Best Director, Christopher Ashley and musical staging by Tony-nominee Kelly Devine. The tour is directed by Daniel Goldstein with musical staging by Richard J. Hinds, based on the original Broadway direction and choreography.
Newsweek cheers, “It takes you to a place you never want to leave!
On September 11, the world stopped. On September 12, their stories moved us all.
This show is designated as accessible.
The 8pm show on February 9 will offer audio description and ASL.
Location: Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center