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Upcoming production of Shakespeare’s ‘Twelfth Night’ is a richly carnivalesque comedy

The guiding concept behind Eastern Mennonite University’s upcoming production of Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night” is “drowning in excess,” says actress Makayla Baker. Fittingly, the performance begins with a shipwreck. Music, choreography, make-up and costumes inspired by carnivals and underwater dance create a visually and kinetically dyna ...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

Theater Group Reshapes Shakespeare

CRASH HOUSE Collaborative Theater Project’s poster for "O: I Am a Murderer" The CRASH HOUSE Collaborative Theater Project, a new program in EMU’s theater department, has taken William Shakespeare’s tragedy, "Othello, ...More

Theater Department Launching ‘Crash House’ Project

Do not protest too much, William Shakespeare, but one of your theatrical works is about to be upstaged. EMU’s theater department has announced the creation of a stimulating new program – the "Crash House Collaborative Theater Project." ...More

EMU Theater to Stage Shakespeare Comedy

The Eastern Mennonite University Theater is presenting Shakespeare ...More