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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

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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.

Eldred Theater 2017-18 Season Announced

Date posted: May 3rd, 2017

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.


Date posted: February 14th, 2017

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

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