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Curtain Rises on EMU Musical-Comedy

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Actor Brings Novelist-Scholar C.S. Lewis to Life on Sept. 22

Veteran British actor David Payne Veteran British actor David Payne will present “An Evening with C.S. Lewis,” 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 22 in Martin Chapel of the seminary building at EMU. The one-man per ...More

EMU Theater Launches School Year with Student-Directed Musical Comedy

EMU Theater will launch the new school year with four performances of the student-directed play “The Last Five Years,” a contemporary musical comedy that will star EMU seniors Stephen Kniss and Kelsey Landes. ...More

EMU Commons Renovation Includes Facilities for Theater, Digital Media Programs

Students come to EMU from as far away as the West Coast to study digital photography. Soon they will benefit from new state-of-the-art digital media lab space, classrooms and galleries, thanks to a recently funded renovation to EMU’s University Commons. ...More

Theater at EMU Dances with Complex Themes, Creative Flaws

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‘Dancing at Lughnasa’ Theater Production Runs Through April 17

“Let us dance and dream before night must fall” – Juniors Lauren Zehr (as Christine) and Steve Kniss (as Gerry) relive lost love in the Irish countryside in a scene from the EMU Theater spring mainstage production, “D ...More

March 22 Play Explores Peace and Justice Themes

Ted & Company TheaterWorks and the Center for Justice & Peacebuilding at Eastern Mennonite University will present “I’d Like to Buy an Enemy,” 7:30 p.m. Monday, Mar. 22 in Lehman Auditorium at EMU. Ted Swartz (l.) and Trent Wagler in a scene ...More

Shakespeare Rounds out the Month of February at EMU

Love finds a way to revise the best- laid plans of Braydon Hoover (King/ Forester), Gabriel Brunk (Berowne), Leah Ott (princess) and Heidi Muller (Rosaline) in Shakespeare’s "Love’s Labor’s Lost" Photo by Jon Styer Whoeve ...More

Shakespeare Workshop Sets the Stage for February Production

Theater students at EMU are getting a chance to develop their Shakespeare skills, thanks to a partnership between theater faculty and a graduate student and professional director working and studying at the American Shakespeare Center (Blackfriar’s Playhouse) and Mary Baldwin College. ...More

EMU Presenting Student-Directed ‘Epic’ Play

Theater at EMU is presenting a student-directed play, “ANON(ymous),” by Naomi Iizuka, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 4, 5 and 11 and 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. Dec. 12 in the Studio Theater of the University Commons. In the play, a contemporary take on the adventures of Odysseus from Homer’s epic tale, a young refugee called Anon enters the U.S. by being swept ash ...More