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Celebrating 400 years of Shakespeare in Bierce

Celebrating 400 years of Shakespeare in Bierce

By Nick Peterman

April 20, 2016

This Friday, April 22, UA will host “Shakespeare in the Spring” to commemorate the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death. From 1:30 p.m. till 5:00 p.m. in Bierce Library, UA’s English Department and University Libraries will sponsor a presentation as part of the worldwide celebration of Wi...

‘Comedy of Errors’ shakes up UA

‘Comedy of Errors’ shakes up UA

By Jaclyn Scarborough and Logan Lane

November 10, 2015

The University of Akron theatre department is currently performing Shakespeare’s “The Comedy of Errors” in the Sandefur Theatre at Guzzetta Hall. Opening night took place Nov. 5 and will continue until Nov. 14, with curtains rising at 7:30 p.m. each night. One of Shakespeare’s earliest plays, "The ...

Shakespeare Company performs at UA campus

Shakespeare Company performs at UA campus

By Elizabeth Fleagle, Writer

August 4, 2014

The University of Akron’s Shrank Hall was put to great use this summer, as it has become home to Akron’s own Rubber City Shakespeare Company. In its second season, Rubber City Shakespeare Company performed two classic Shakespeare plays. Much Ado About Nothing and Romeo and Juliet were performed by...

UA Department of English celebrates 14th annual "Shakespeare in the Spring"

April 3, 2012

Written by: Molly Gase The University of Akron’s Department of English hosted the 14th annual “Shakespeare in the Spring” celebration last Thursday at the Martin Center. Those in attendance at this year’s event were able to see two acts of The University of Akron’s production of Shakespeare’s “...

Shakespeare's "Merchant of Venice" premieres at Sandefur Theatre

February 22, 2012

By: Heather Beyer The Shakespearean tragic comedy tells the tale of the merchant Antonio who funds the quest of his friend Bassanio to win the heart of Portia by taking a loan from his longtime enemy, Shylock. If Antonio is unable to pay his debt to Shylock, he will take a pound of his flesh. The p...