Skip to content

News Releases

Spotlight UB's 2014 Fall Season a Mix of Music and Theater

August 26, 2014
Contact: University Relations
Phone: 410.837.5739

The University of Baltimore announces its fall Spotlight UB series, featuring an eclectic mix of arts and entertainment that spans music from classical to video games, and plays that encompass Irish themes to theatrical stories from the dawn of the AIDS crisis. All Spotlight UB events take place in the Wright Theater, an acoustically oriented space on the top floor of UB's Student Center at 21 W. Mt. Royal Avenue.

The fall schedule showcases University of Baltimore voices with the Reflections and Echoes plays and the November Baltimore Stories performance, and also resumes its successful partnerships with the Aspen String Trio and theatrical director John C. Wilson. Taken all together, the University continues to provide Baltimore's student population with a varied and engaging performance arts selection.

Spotlight UB's fall schedule is as follows:

Soprano Danielle Buonaiuto and pianist Bethany Pietronio perform songs to the texts of E.E. Cummings
Thursday, Sept. 18
7 p.m.
$5 general admission, students free   
    
Eat and Learn Program: Reflections and Echoes, featuring short plays developed in the Armagh Project 2014, a month-long playwriting residency in Northern Ireland. The works will be read along with accompanying slideshow with images from Ireland, and historical context. The plays also will be read at the Maryland Irish Festival on Saturday, Nov. 8.
Wednesday, Oct. 1
Noon
$5 general admission

Spotlight UB furthers its local reputation for social justice theater with a production of Rebecca Ranson's early AIDS play, Warren. Directed by John C. Wilson and featuring local actors, the play explores themes of care-giving and family.
Oct. 23-26
7 p.m., plus a 2 p.m. performance on Oct. 23
$15 general, $10 senior citizens and UB staff and faculty, and $5 students and alumni

Aspen String Trio returns to campus with a concert of Degenerate Composers: Hans Gal, Gideon Klein and Hans Krasa. Radio personality and historian Jonathan Palevsky explains how these Holocaust survivor composers composed under brutal Nazi conditions.
Tuesday, Nov. 4
7 p.m.
$15 general, $10 senior citizens and UB staff and faculty, and $5 students and alumni
    
UB veterans read their work as part of the campus Salute Our Troops initiative, in partnership with the Maryland Humanities Council.
Nov. 10-12
Veterans’ Week
Times to be announced

UB memoirists perform their urban monologues in Baltimore Stories
Thursday, Nov. 13
7 p.m.
$5 general, free to students

The Triforce Quartet, a chamber music group that plays video game themes, performs a concert co-sponsored by the Digital Designers Guild
Thursday, Nov. 20
7 p.m.
$5 general, free to students

For tickets and additional information about these performances, visit www.ubalt.edu/spotlightub or call 410.837.4053. Online ticketing is available via www.etix.com.

The University of Baltimore is a member of the University System of Maryland and comprises the College of Public Affairs, the Merrick School of Business, the UB School of Law and the Yale Gordon College of Arts and Sciences.