Fate Versus Free Will

Classic from 17th century asks relevant 2018 questions

Posted: February 11, 2018 at 1 a.m.

Courtesy photo "Life is a Dream" by Pedro Calderón de la Barca is from Spain's 17th Century Golden Age of Drama.

University of Arkansas Theatre's Jeremiah Albers is directing the department's production of the 17th century Spanish classic "Life Is a Dream," written by Pedro Calderón de la Barca. It's something he never would have predicted upon his first reading of the play as an undergraduate: He hated it, he says, finding it "too talky" and "heavy-handed." It wasn't until he was cast in a production of the Spanish Golden Age drama several years later that he fell in love with the work.


‘Life is a Dream’

WHEN — 7:30 p.m. Feb. 16-17, 21-24; 2 p.m. Feb. 18 and 25

WHERE — University Theatre, 340 N. Garland Ave. in Fayetteville

COST — $5-$20

INFO — 575-4752

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