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Department Promotions

Date posted: June 16th, 2017

Please join us in congratulating Assistant Professors Jill Davis and Angelina Herin on their promotions to the rank of associate professor and the awarding of tenure.  Also, we congratulate Associate Professor Beth McGee on her promotion to the rank of professor.   …Read more.

Professor Ron Wilson

Date posted: June 16th, 2017

It is with great sadness that we announce that Ron Wilson, Katharine Bakeless Nason Professor of Theater and Director of the CWRU/CPH MFA Acting program, and longtime Chair of the Department of Theater, has passed away. …Read more.

Eldred Theater 2017-18 Season Announced

Date posted: May 3rd, 2017

2017-18-Eldred-Season-Announcement.pdf
The Effect of Gamma-Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds by Paul Zindel
September 29-October 8, 2017
Directed by Melissa Crum
Tillie Hunsdorfer’s attempt to win the school science fair is challenged by her squabbles with her single-mom Beatrice and sister Ruth, in this 1971 Pulitzer Prize winning play that celebrates the enduring human spirit. …Read more.

Eldred Presents Stanescu Play about Immigration

Date posted: April 7th, 2017

Aliens with Extraordinary Skills 
by Saviana Stanescu
Directed by Erik Andrews
April 14, 15, 21, 22 at 7:30 p.m.
April 16 and 23 at 3 p.m. …Read more.

EXPLORING SHAKESPEARE’S VERSE WITH GEOFF BULLEN

Date posted: February 14th, 2017

 
CWRU DEPARTMENT OF THEATER PRESENTS 
EXPLORING SHAKESPEARES VERSE WITH GEOFF BULLEN
from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
When: Saturday, February 18, 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Where: The Middough Building, 1901 E 13th St, Suite 526, Cleveland, OH 44114. …Read more.

The Illusion Enchants Eldred Stage

Date posted: November 28th, 2016

 

The Eldred Theatre 2016-17 Season continues with,
THE ILLUSION
by Pierre Corneille, adapted by Tony Kushner
Directed by Jeffrey Ullom
February 24, 25, March 3, 4 at 7:30 p.m. …Read more.

NOVEMBER 14th and 15th OPEN AUDITIONS

Date posted: November 4th, 2016

NOVEMBER 14 & 15
OPEN AUDITIONS
for the 2017 spring semester drama productions in Eldred Theater

The Illusion
by Pierre Corneille, adapted by Tony Kushner
Directed by Jeffrey Ullom
February 24, 25, March 3, 4 at 7:30 p.m. …Read more.

High Fidelity Takes a Spin Around the Eldred Stage

Date posted: November 1st, 2016


The Eldred Theatre 2016-17 Season continues with,
High Fidelity 
by David Lindsay-Abaire, Amanda Green, and Tom Kitt
Directed by David Vegh
Musical Direction by Jordan Cooper
November 11, 12, 18, 19 at 7:30 p.m. …Read more.

Theater Weekend

Date posted: September 23rd, 2016

Located at Eldred Theater Friday, October 7, 2016 at 04:00 PM until Sunday, October 9, 2016
Audition or present a portfolio to compete for a full-tuition scholarship!
REGISTER HERE! …Read more.

Eldred Theater tickets available online- HERE!

Date posted: September 19th, 2016

BUY TICKETS ONLINE!
Eldred Theater Box Office – 2070 Adelbert Road
Box Office Manager & Theater Coordinator – Taylor Sue Nagy
Box Office phone: 216.368.6262
Eldred Theater is located on the Case Quad behind the Millis Science Center. …Read more.

Dr. Brian Herrera speaking on Latinos in US Popular Entertainment

Date posted: September 12th, 2016

CWRU Hispanic Heritage Month event, co-sponsored by Alianza Latina-Latino Alliance, The Baker Nord Center for the Humanities, The LGBT Center, the Department of Theater, and the Office of Minority Affairs.
On October 4 at 4:30 p.m., Dr. …Read more.

Alum Makes a Backstage Stop at Playhouse Square

Date posted: May 9th, 2016

Story by Jill Davis
CWRU Department of Theater Alum Zane Beatty was in town this weekend on the last stop of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater 2016 U.S. tour. Zane is Assistant Electrician with Alvin Ailey and has been all over the U.S. …Read more.

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