Texas Theatre and Dance 2020/2021 Season: OCD

Texas Theatre and Dance 2020/2021 Season: OCD

By Hee-won Kim

Directed by Mike Steele

 

How do you love someone who isn't you without ruining your own life? OCD is a dark comedy about impossible sibling connections, mental illness and a desire to have a room of one's own in a world where boundaries between the notion of love and sacrifice are not always clear. After her brother’s accident, an older sister gets hallucinations of her brother falling from an iceberg in Antarctica – a place she believes used to trigger her brother’s OCD. She then visits the doctor who used to treat her brother, claiming that she has OCD.

Contains mature content and exploration of mental illness. Recommended for viewers 17+.

 

PERFORMANCES 

April 9 at 7:30 p.m. (CST) 

April 10 at 7:30 p.m. (CST)

OCD will be available on-demand April 11-24, 2021. Tickets purchased for the original performance dates on April 8 and 10 will also apply to on-demand performances. You can pre-purchase your on-demand access by following the steps outlined below to purchase pay-what-you-can tickets. Details will be made available in advance of scheduled on-demand performance dates. 

 

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In an effort to promote accessibility, all Texas Theatre and Dance performances in the 2020/2021 Season will be available at pay-what-you-can pricing. 

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ABOUT UTNT (UT New Theatre)  

UTNT (UT New Theatre) presents newly developed works from playwrights of Texas Theatre and Dance and Michener Center for Writers. Now in its 14th season, this showcase exists as an incubator for new work, with many plays continuing on to be professionally produced across the country. Presented in two parts, UTNT (UT New Theatre) presents work on the cutting edge of the American Stage. 

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ABOUT THE TEXAS THEATRE AND DANCE 2020/2021 SEASON

Texas Theatre and Dance is pleased to present a truly unique 2020/2021 Season to meet these exceptional and unprecedented times. The power of theatre transcends the stage through a collection of digital performances, including a powerful exploration of social justice through contemporary dance, heartbreaking stories of loss across the border, an investigation of humanity and technology through movement and a series of all-new works presented as part of UTNT (UT New Theatre). 

In addition, Texas Theatre and Dance is a proud participant of The JUBILEE, a year-long, nationwide theatre festival featuring work generated by those who have traditionally been excluded – including, but not limited to artists of color, Native American and Indigenous and First Nations artists, women, non-binary and gender non-conforming artists, LGBTQIA2+ artists, Deaf artists and artists with disabilities. 

Above all, we are committed to the health and safety of our students, faculty, staff and audiences. Due to the uncertain nature of our current times, all performances dates, times and presentation details may be subject to change. We plan to offer clear and frequent communication regarding updates related to performances and our plans to ensure safety for our shared community.

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