A variety of student accomplishments were celebrated at Eastern Mennonite University’s annual spring student recognition chapel service today [April 15, 2016]. Rachel Roth Sawatsky, director of student programs, opened the ... read more about Spring recognition chapel celebrates student leadership and achievement
“Distant Witness: Social Media, the Arab Spring, and a Journalism Revolution,” an immersive, multi-media play based on the events of the Arab Spring, will make its full stage debut April ... read more about ‘Distant Witness,’ adapted from journalist Andrew Carvin’s book, immerses audience in Arab Spring
Justin Poole, assistant professor of theater at Eastern Mennonite University, and professional composer and musician Jim Clemens present “The Gospel Project: A Theatrical Journey through the Life of Jesus Christ.” The ... read more about Commissioned theatrical work with live music retells the Gospels in ‘challenging’ and ‘surprising’ ways
“A great forum for people with radically different perspectives to have a reasonable discussion” – that’s how playwright Sheri Bailey characterizes one of her most popular plays, “Abolitionists’ Museum,” in ... read more about Playwright and teacher Sheri Bailey, an advocate for racial healing and dialogue, brings next Writers Read installment
Eastern Mennonite University’s fall 2014 production of Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night” was such a rousing hit that the play, which has been called the “Moulin Rouge version,” has been adapted for ... read more about ‘Twelfth Night: A Musical Remix’ to be performed at Capital Fringe Festival in Washington D.C.
The story of a man with 107,000 Twitter followers – famous for publicizing the “Arab Spring” via social media – has been dramatized by Eastern Mennonite University faculty and students. ... read more about EMU stage adaptation of Andy Carvin’s ‘Distant Witness’ immerses audience in tech-driven revolution of Arab Spring
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, ... read more about Upcoming production of Shakespeare’s ‘Twelfth Night’ is a richly carnivalesque comedy
Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) welcomes 12 new faculty members for the 2013-14 academic year. The new faculty, announced by provost Fred Kniss, are: Amy Gillespie, EdD, assistant professor of the ... read more about EMU Welcomes 12 Faculty Members for 2013-14