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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

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

Internationally Acclaimed Playwright Speaks at EMU

Emily Hertzler, Weather Vane student newspaper No one wanted to see it. The memories were too painful. The script was rejected. The show opened to rough reviews. The playwright was fired because it appeared she really screwed this one up. Even that did not stop Deborah Brevoort, who paid EMU a visit to watch her show and talk to students this past Saturday. ...More

Theater students tackle morality and technology

Theater at EMU is presenting three performances of “Dead Man’s Cell Phone,” a wildly imaginative comedy, 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Apr. 16-18, in the Studio Theater of the University Commons at EMU. In the play, written by Pulitzer Prize finalist Sarah Ruhl and directed by 2008 EMU theater graduate Pam Mandingo, a woman is forced to ...More

Academic Year Opens With Theater Piece

A delay in final inspection of electrical conduit work in the new Mainstage Theater at Eastern Mennonite University has changed the play dates for the EMU Theater production of "Proof," originally scheduled to open this Thursday, Sept. 1. ...More

Drama Ministry Class Performs Original Play

By Kristine Sensenig The message of ROTC recruiters to the young people of America: “Give us a few weekends each year and you ...More

EMU To Perform ‘Godspell’

Theater ...More