Theatre + Comedy = P.A.S.S. 2013 at UTPA
Contact: University Theatre (956) 665-3581
Posted: 06/19/2013
Share |

Get ready to laugh your head off this summer at The University of Texas-Pan American. Enjoy three fun, complementary comedies during the University Theatre Productions' Pan American Summer Stock (P.A.S.S.) 2013.

Don't miss the premiere of "Pachanga," a Latino dance comedy that features a multimedia extravaganza with 23 dancers in an epic Rio Grande Valley dance battle. This comedy will have three showings on June 21, 7:30 p.m.; June 22, 6:30 p.m.; and a final matinee on June 23, 2 p.m. at the Studio Theatre, next door to the Albert L. Jeffers Theatre in the Arts and Humanities Building . Tickets are $5 a person and limited open seating is available.

"Our Lady of the Tortilla" is the second comedy of the season that tells the story of family love that unfolds when a miraculous sighting of the Virgin Mary occurs in a tortilla. Join us for this production June 27-29, 7:30 p.m. and a final matinee June 30, 2 p.m. at the Albert L. Jeffers Theatre in the Arts and Humanities Building.

"Over the River and Through the Woods" is the final production of the summer and is a hilarious and heart-warming family story that takes place in New Jersey and unfolds when grandparents come up with a plan to keep their grandson from moving away. Check it out July 4-6, 7:30 p.m. with a final matinee on July 7, 2 p.m. at the Albert L. Jeffers Theatre.

Ticket pricing for "Our Lady of the Tortilla" and "Over the River and Through the Woods" includes $12 reserve seating, $8 general admission, and $3 non-UTPA students with school ID. UTPA students, faculty and staff are free with a vaild UTPA ID, which also includes one free guest. No children below the third grade will be admitted.

The box office opens one hour prior to each performance. For reservations, special accommodations or more information, call the University Theatre Box Office at (956) 665-3581. Visit for future production dates or information.