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Date of ‘Chicago’ performance changed, second show added

Published: Jul 15th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A performance of the Broadway musical “Chicago” originally scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Feb. 8 a the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts has been moved to 7:30 p.m. Feb. 3.

Production aims to enlighten audience, students about war experience

Production aims to enlighten audience, students about war experience

Published: Jul 1st, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — “Basetrack,” a multimedia theatrical production based on interviews with Marines deployed in Afghanistan, will be performed at 7:30 p.m. July 14-15 at the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts.

Former Israeli prime minister to speak here for Jewish Awareness Month

Former Israeli prime minister to speak here for Jewish Awareness Month

Published: Mar 28th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — ACCENT Speakers Bureau and Jewish Awareness Month at the University of Florida will bring Ehud Olmert, former Prime Minister of Israel, to speak April 9 at the Phillips Center for Performing Arts.

Performer Ben Vereen to receive award from UF

Performer Ben Vereen to receive award from UF

Published: Mar 14th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Tony Award winner Ben Vereen will receive an achievement award from the University of Florida School of Theatre and Dance and conduct a master class for students when he visits UF next month.

BuzzFeed founder to speak at UF March 20

BuzzFeed founder to speak at UF March 20

Published: Feb 25th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – ACCENT Speakers Bureau at the University of Florida will bring Jonah Perretti, founder and CEO of BuzzFeed and co-founder of The Huffington Post, to campus on March 20.

ACCENT brings rapper Common to campus Feb. 13

Published: Feb 4th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — ACCENT Speakers Bureau at the University of Florida will bring musician, actor and writer Common to campus Feb. 13 to speak, perform three songs, and answer questions. The show is co-sponsored by Black History Month.

Iron and Wine, ‘Rhythm in the Night – The Irish Dance Spectacular’ coming to Phillips

Iron and Wine, ‘Rhythm in the Night – The Irish Dance Spectacular’ coming to Phillips

Published: Jan 17th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – University of Florida Performing Arts recently added two performances to its 2013-14 Season – Iron and Wine at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 28, and “Rhythm in the Night – The Irish Dance Spectacular” at 7:30 p.m. April 3. Both performances are at the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts.

‘Rock of Ages,’ Perlman highlight performances coming to UF in January

Published: Dec 26th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida Performing Arts will present eight performances in January, including the party musical “Rock of Ages” and violin superstar Itzhak Perlman.

UFPA to host annual fundraising gala Jan. 25

Published: Dec 16th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida Performing Arts hosts its annual fundraising gala – “An Evening in Tuscany” – from 6 to 11 p.m. Jan. 25 at the Phillips Center for Performing Arts.

Danú performs “Christmas in Ireland” Dec. 17 at the Phillips Center

Published: Dec 10th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Acclaimed Irish ensemble Danú – twice named best traditional group by the BBC – presents its Celtic music celebration, “Christmas in Ireland: An Nollaig in Éirinn” at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 17 at the Phillips Center for Performing Arts at the University of Florida.