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Eldred Theater 2014-15 Season Announced

Posted on March 17, 2014

 

Artistic Director Jerrold Scott is pleased to announce Eldred Theater’s 2014-15 season!

 

Waiting for Lefty by Clifford Odets

October 3-12, 2014

Directed by Timothy Koch

Alumni Timothy Koch (CWR ’08) and alumna Cassie Dorland (CWR ’10) return to CWRU to collaborate on this American classic.  Lefty explores the personal and political struggles of the labor movement during the Great Depression, and asks questions that remain troublingly relevant about continued plight of the working class.

 

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee by Rachel Sheinkin and William Finn

November 14-23, 2014

Directed by Jerrold Scott

Musical Direction by Brad Wyner

A group of quirky students gear up to compete in the annual Putnam County spelling bee, which is run by equally unique adults.  This musical brings out the nerdy competitor in all of us, and challenges the audience to see if they could do as well as the students!

 

Lobby Hero by Kenneth Lonergen

February 13-22, 2015

Directed by David Vegh

A twenty-something security guard tries to woo a rookie female cop but unexpectedly gets drawn into a murder investigation.  As the story unfolds, he is caught between his personal loyalty and doing the right thing.

 

The Learned Ladies by Molière

April 10-19, 2015

Directed by Ron Wilson

Molière’s brilliant and cutting satire turns academia on its head.  Two young lovers are kept apart by the young woman’s mother, who desires that her daughter marry a scholar of only the highest rate!