The Buchtelite

Civic Theatre discounts tickets for students

By Kelcie Erbse, kke6@zips.uakron.edu

September 15, 2016

Oops! The printed version of this article has an unfinished headline, reading "Akron Civic headline."  The Akron Civic Theater will be giving discounted tickets to University of Akron students for the upcoming Akron Music Arts Association Showcase. Tickets for the event are on sale now for $30 per per...

Akron feels ‘the Bern’

Akron feels ‘the Bern’

By Abigail Wakefield, Writer

March 14, 2016

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders held a rally titled “A Future to Believe In” in Akron yesterday, March 15, at the Akron Civic Theater. The rally began at around 1 p.m., but many attendees had been in line to hear him speak since 10 a.m. The line started at the doors of the Akro...

‘Comedy of Errors’ shakes up UA

‘Comedy of Errors’ shakes up UA

By Jaclyn Scarborough and Logan Lane

November 9, 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 ...

Upcoming acts at Tangier

March 19, 2013

Priscilla Spencer The Tangier Cabaret in Akron has been known as one of Ohio’s best showplaces for years, with diverse musical acts attracting attention from all walks of life. Located in Akron, and with acts like Tina Turner, Chubby Checker and James Brown all hitting the stage in past years, it i...

UA actors pull out all the stops in “Flea”

UA actors pull out all the stops in “Flea”

March 7, 2013

Heather Beyer The University of Akron Theatre Program pulls all the stops with the French farce “A Flea in Her Ear” and provides theatergoers with an evening full of fun, excitement and laughter. The necessary ingredients to pull off a farce are simple: multiple exits, followed by multiple entrances, confusion, a pinch ...

‘Flea’ infests Sandefur Theatre

‘Flea’ infests Sandefur Theatre

February 28, 2013

Heather Beyer The University of Akron Theatre Program will premiere the French farce “A Flea in Her Ear” tonight at Sandefur Theatre in Guzzetta Hall. The production, directed by UA Adjunct Professor and Equity actress Aubrey Caldwell, will run from Feb. 28 - March 9. The following University of...

UA graduate student makes history

February 1, 2012

By: Heather Beyer “Think about theatre in the most concentrated form and that’s what you get,” said UA theatre instructor Aubrey Caldwell about the festival. “I would have to say I was living vicariously through the students because I am still an actress, I still preform,” Caldwell said. ...

Cabaret Company: Rise of the Plot

January 30, 2012

By: Diana Perez The Third Annual Cabaret Company: Rise of the Plot brings a night full of acting, dancing and singing Feb. 16-18 at 8 p.m. and Feb. 19 at 2 p.m. at Daum Theatre in Kolbe Hall. Cabaret Company was created by University of Akron theater arts major Alex Funk. Funk was the first student t...