UHEF & Uni News


Apr, 2017

Marvelous turn-out for Uni’s “Shrek the Musical”

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[Posted April 24, 2017] Audiences filled the Stivelman Theater last week for the four performances of “Shrek the Musical.” Starring one of the largest casts in Uni history, the special Student program last Wednesday opened to a full house and folks who came on each of the next three days were treated to a rousing show, produced under the direction of Uni alum Ronnie Sperling ‘76. “‘Shrek’ did really well,” said Sperling afterwards. “Every since I came aboard, we’ve been raising the bar every show. We had fabulous costumes and […]



Feb, 2017

Uni to let its “Freak Flag” fly with “Shrek the Musical” opening April 19

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[Posted Feb. 5, 2017] Nasty will be nice and West Los Angeles will be “ogre-the- moon” when Uni Theater Arts troupe presents its production of “Shrek The Musical” beginning April 19th, 2017. The family-friendly musical comedy follows the adventures of an ogre named Shrek who sets off on a quest to save Princess Fiona from a dragon. However, it turns out that in order to ultimately succeed, Shrek must battle an even bigger obstacle: learning how to believe in himself and open his heart to others. Setting off with his […]



Dec, 2016

“Shrek The Musical” auditions coming

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[Posted December 8, 2016] “The Fantasticks” was a major-league hit for the Uni theater team, but there’s no rest, especially with another show to do! Uni’s Director of Theatre Arts, Ronnie Sperling, has booked Disney’s “Shrek The Musical” for the spring, bringing the beloved green ogre to the stage of the re-vitalized Stivelman Theater next April 19-22. But first there has to be a cast. So, auditions for the show will take place at the Stivelman Theater on Tuesday and Wednesday, December 13-14, with callbacks on December 15. Students interested […]