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The Editorially Independent Voice of The University of Akron

The Buchtelite

Midtown Men singing to a full house.

The Midtown Men bring back 60s rock

By Aubrey Barto, Video Editor November 3, 2014

The Midtown Men, made of 4 original cast members from Jersey Boys: Christian Hoff, Michael Longoria, Daniel Reichard and Tony Award nominee J. Robert Spencer visit Akron for the first time to put on...

The Big Big Mess: Akron reading series departs

April 19, 2012

Written by: Maggie Duff When the typical Akronite embarks on a quest for culture in the city, he or she generally visits EJ Thomas Hall, the Akron Art Museum, local galleries or maybe even a jazz club...

The New Yorker's art director Francoise Mouly visits Akron

April 16, 2012

Written by: Maggie Duff A more unique type of artist than the usual lecturer visited EJ Thomas’ Stage Door last Wednesday. Although her name may not be familiar due to the behind-the-scenes nature...

Glass Castle author Jeannette Walls visits EJ Thomas Hall

October 13, 2011
Jeannette Walls, author of The University of Akron’s common reading book for 2011, “The Glass Castle,” visited EJ Thomas Performing Arts Hall Wednesday night to deliver the First Year Lecture address “Literacy: The Keys to the Castle.” The author shared many of the anecdotes of her tumultuous life that appear in her bestselling memoir to stress to students and guests in the audience the importance of their own stories.

Roth accomplishes life goal and brings Almost, Maine to UA

September 5, 2011

By: Jaclyn Wloszek Beginning Sept. 22 through 25, “Almost, Maine” will be performed on The University of Akron’s campus by the Theatre Guild. The romantic comedy, set in the mythical town of Almost,...

Composer brings moving musical to the University of Akron

August 17, 2011
When asked why audiences should come see “The Gospel According to Tammy Faye,” Musical Director and Composer JT Buck said, “ It is a life story that lends itself really well to singing, dancing and theatre. Tammy Faye is a very theatrical character, very larger than life. There is a lot more to her story than most people know. It is worth the audience’s time to come and see two hours of a story that they thought they knew.”
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