Alianne Portuondo, performing as Alcestis, and Jeff Horger, performing as King Admetis, rehearse in the Allen Bales Theatre on the University of Alabama campus in Tuscaloosa, Ala. for A

 

              Alianne Portuondo, performing as Alcestis, and Jeff Horger, performing as King Admetis, rehearse in the Allen Bales Theatre on the University of Alabama campus in Tuscaloosa, Ala. for A
Alianne Portuondo, performing as Alcestis, and Jeff Horger, performing as King Admetis, rehearse in the Allen Bales Theatre on the University of Alabama campus in Tuscaloosa, Ala. for Alcestis Ascending Friday, June 21, 2013. The show will feature more than a dozen Cuban scholar-actor-dancers, joined by some University of Alabama students, and will be performed in Tuscaloosa July 1-5, before moving to an off-off-Broadway run in New York City, then down to Havana to open a theater there.(AP Photo / Tuscaloosa News, Michelle Lepianka Carter)