Arts Society & Culture

Theatre on display at next Saturday Morning Club performance

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(From left) UGA students Zan Peek

Athens, Ga. – The University of Georgia Performing Arts Center will present the UGA Theatre in the next installment of the Saturday Morning Club Feb. 14 at 10 a.m. in Hodgson Concert Hall. The educational family event will feature student performers from UGA’s department of theatre and film studies.

The performance features the UGA Children’s Theatre Troupe a production of “The Parrot,” an original play by master’s student Caity Johnson titled and based on an Italian folktale. The show incorporates digital media including a virtual parrot puppet controlled in real-time.

The Saturday Morning Club is designed for children 4-12 and their parents and grandparents. Upcoming performances include UGA Dance on March 28 and the UGA Symphony Orchestra on April 18.

Tickets for each performance are $6 for children and $10 for adults and can be purchased at the Performing Arts Center box office, online at or by calling 706-542-4400 or toll free at 888-289-8497.

The Saturday Morning Club is presented in partnership with Athens Regional Health System.