Department of Theater

Navigation + Search

Uncle Vanya Runs Final Weekend

Date posted: February 22nd, 2018

The modern adaptation of the Chekhov classic, Uncle Vanya runs for a final weekend on the Eldred stage. This modern adaptation by Annie Baker is set in present day Russia with a sound design heavily featuring Bon Iver and The Budos Band.
      …Read more.

“Uncle Vanya” Set Piece Time-Lapse Video

Date posted: January 28th, 2018

Time-lapse video of drop painting by Associate Professor Jill Davis and her team of undergraduate majors and minors (Laura Mosteller, Lauren Harrison, Michelle Berg, Paulina Martz and Alice Li) for the upcoming Eldred production of “Uncle Vanya”, directed by Christopher Bohan. …Read more.

Uncle Vanya banner
Uncle Vanya banner

Uncle Vanya

Date posted: January 25th, 2018

Tickets on sale now!
Please join us for our third performance of the Eldred Theater 2017-18 season, Uncle Vanya. Performances are February 16, 17, 23 & 24 at 7:30 pm, and February 18 & 25 at 3 pm. …Read more.

Alumni in New Leadership Positions

Date posted: January 5th, 2018

Two Department of Theater alumni are moving into new leadership positions in the Chicago theater scene:
Rachel Fink (BA ’96) has been named the new Executive Director of Lookinglass Theater in Chicago, after a lengthy time working in the San Francisco Bay area, including at Berkeley Repertory Theatre. …Read more.

Spring Audition Dates Announced

Date posted: October 27th, 2017

for the 2018 spring semester drama productions in Eldred Theater

Uncle Vanya by Anton Chekhov, translated by Annie Baker, and
Urinetown, the Musical by Mark Hollman and Greg Kotis. …Read more.

In the Next Room, or the Vibrator Play

Date posted: October 20th, 2017

Tickets for sale!
Our next production is “In the Next Room or the Vibrator Play”, November 10, 11th, 17th & 18th at 7:30 pm, November 12th & 19th at 3:00 pm. …Read more.

CWRU Theater Announces Fall Scholarship Weekend!

Date posted: September 12th, 2017

CWRU Theater Announces Fall Scholarship Weekend!
October 6-8, 2017
Theater Scholarship Weekend provides prospective actors, directors, playwrights, designers, technicians and stage managers with an opportunity to spend the weekend attending performances on campus, meeting Theater Department faculty and students, and auditioning or interviewing for full- and partial-tuition scholarships. …Read more.

Alumna Cassie Dorland’s work for Signature Theatre featured!

Date posted: August 7th, 2017

…Read more.

2017-18 All-Department Meeting

Date posted: August 2nd, 2017

Come one, come all!  The Department of Theater will have its annual all-department meeting at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 31, 2017, in the Eldred Theater.
New students: come learn about courses and productions; meet faculty, staff, graduate, and undergraduate students; see how you can become involved; and have pizza!   …Read more.

A Celebration of Ron Wilson’s Life

Date posted: July 19th, 2017

Director, writer, actor, teacher, mentor, artist and friend. Ron Wilson is all of these things to so many different communities. For those who knew him from his childhood in Kansas to his professional life in New York and Cleveland–for all who knew and loved Ron–you are cordially invited to celebrate this extraordinary man on Saturday, September 2, at 7:30-10.00 pm at the Eldred Theater on Case Western Reserve University’s campus. …Read more.

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.

Page last modified: June 16, 2017