The University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance educates the artists, scholars, educators and entrepreneurs of the future. Students are prepared with expert skills, instilled with passionate enthusiasm, and emboldened to challenge and inspire the world through the power of the performing arts.
Recognizing extraordinary excellence in performing arts entrepreneurship, leadership, and social impact, the EXCELprize will insure sustainability of festival in future years.
SMTD has partnered with the Gershwin family to bring the music of George and Ira Gershwin to students, scholars, performers and audiences across campus and worldwide.
Thursday, December 7, 2017 at 7:30pm
Friday, December 8, 2017 at 8:00pm
Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 2:00pm
Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 8:00pm
Sunday, December 10, 2017 at 2:00pm
Music by Jeanine Tesori
Book & Lyrics by Brian Crawley
Based on “The Ugliest Pilgrim” by Doris Betts
Department of Musical Theatre Studio Production
Directed by Mark Madama
Music Direction by Jason DeBord
A young woman, scarred in a childhood accident, travels to Oklahoma in hopes of being healed. Along her journey, she discovers what a mirror cannot tell her, her inner strength and beauty. This winsome 1997 Off-Broadway musical was nominated for four revival Tony Awards in 2014.
General admission $20/$12 with student ID
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