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“Songs for a New World” coming to Akron in September

By Brianna Cramer, Social Media Editor

August 28, 2017

Filed under Arts & Lifestyle, Lifestyles, Music, Theater

Tony award winner, Jason Robert Brown who is known for “Parade” and “Bridges of Madison County” is bringing his first musical to Akron. Brown’s “Songs for a New World” is very diverse, not only with its casting...

Second week of ‘The American Play’

By Julian Curet, jcc125@zips.uakron.edu

November 9, 2016

Filed under Arts & Lifestyle, Theater

This November the UA Theatre Arts main stage production is “The America Play,” written by Suzan-Lori Parks and directed by Jimmie Woody. The next performances take place at 2 p.m. on Nov. 12 and at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 10-12 ...

Blood Wedding

Blood Wedding

March 2, 2015

Theater department hosting auditions for “Blood Wedding”

By Dianna Lu, Arts & Life Writer

December 3, 2014

Filed under Arts & Lifestyle, Theater

The University of Akron is searching for cast members for their upcoming play, “Blood Wedding.” “Blood Wedding” is a tragedy by Federico Garcia Lorca, a Spanish poet, playwright, and theatre director. Fate, deception...

MEN hosts poetry slam

MEN hosts poetry slam

November 11, 2014

Play continues despite recent drama

By Alicia Finch

December 5, 2013

Filed under Theater

Despite the recent drama in the UA Theatre Program, an entirely student-run program will be taking the stage for one last production of the semester on Thursday, Dec. 5 at 8 p.m. at Sandefur Theatre in Guzzetta Hall. The production...

Local theater group brings Shakespeare to UA campus

By Alicia Finch

October 22, 2013

Filed under Theater

Rubber City Shakespeare Company is bringing classical theater alive around the UA campus this fall, led by UA alumnus and Producing Artistic Director Dane Leasure. Shakespeare’s classic shipwrecked comedy, “Twelfth Night,”...

None Too Fragile’s ‘Nerve’ departs

By Paula Ramsey

October 1, 2013

Filed under Theater

The feelings of a first date are unmistakable — nerves are at an all-time high and the butterflies in a person’s stomach are hard at work, searching for a way to escape. Getting to spend time with someone of importance is...