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Olives and Blood

October 2 - October 12, 2014

By Michael Bradford
Nafe Katter Theatre


It is said in Spain that the dead are always more alive than the day they were born. So it is for the presumed murder of Federico Garcia Lorca, Juan Luis Trescante Medina. 60 years after Lorca’s death, the aging fascist, Trescante, fights to hold onto the myth of a murder that defined his life. But in Spain, sixty years is little more than a breath, and a reckoning is all but inevitable.

Directed by Borad of Trustees Distinguished Professor, Gary M. English, this new play by UConn Associate Professor Michael Bradford investigates the unsolved murder of the playwright Garcia Lorca, the politics of the Spanish Civil war and the repression of art in times of civil unrest.

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Current CRT subscribers have been sent a subscription renewal form.  New subscriptions are on sale now.  Please call 860-486-2113 for information on subscribing and general ticket information. The CRT Box Office is located at the Nafe Katter Theatre, 820 Bolton Road, on the Storrs campus.  The Box Office is open Monday through Friday from noon to 5 p.m.

Performances are usually Wednesdays through Sundays.  Wed. & Thu. evening performances start at 7:30 p.m., Fri. and Sat. evening performances start at 8 p.m., Sat. and Sun. matinee performances start at 2 p.m.

6-play and 4-play packages are available.  Check out the subscriber benefits here. Subscribers receive a discount of up to 24 percent off regular ticket pricesSingle tickets go on sale August 1, 2014. 

All plays, dates and times are subject to change.

Connecticut Repertory Theatre

CRT, part of the School of Fine Arts at the University of Connecticut, is the professional producing arm of the Department of Dramatic Arts. CRT stages an array of the best in theatre, from classic plays and musicals to premieres of the latest contemporary work, featuring some of the nation’s finest theatre professionals on stage with the department’s most promising students. The synergy between professionals and advanced student artists creates extraordinary theatre and a unique learning environment.