Spring THEATRE PRODUCTION: A Man of No Importance
The University of Science & Arts of Oklahoma’s School of Visual and Performing Arts will highlight the skills of art, music and theatre students for the spring 2023 term with the production of the musical “A Man of No Importance,” with book by Terrence McNally, music by Stephen Flaherty and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens.
Based on a 1994 film of the same name, “A Man of No Importance” tells the story of a community theatre group as they struggle to stage a production of Oscar Wilde’s “Salome,” despite objections from church authorities. Set in 1964 Dublin, the musical focuses on local bus conductor and director of the amateur company, Alfie Byrne, his struggle to comes to terms with his homosexuality and how his family, actors and the conservative Catholic community react to it becoming known.
Performances will take place March 30 through April 1 at 7:30 p.m. and April 2 at 2:00 p.m. in the Davis Hall Little Theatre. Tickets for faculty, staff, students and alumni are free. Tickets for the public will be available at the door and online*.
*There is an additional $3.00 charge to purchase tickets online.
Watch the promotional video below:
Science & Arts' School of Visual and Performing Arts presents, "A Man of No Importance"! from University of Science & Arts on Vimeo.