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Parr: Theater is not “on demand”

August 25, 2017

You don't need me to tell you that some people act like they have never heard of the term "theater etiquette." I've seen and heard some horrific things during live performances, but I want to examine an...

An Irish twist on Hollywood

February 26, 2016

Eldred Theater’s “The Cripple of Inishmaan” advertises itself as a play about a crippled boy pursuing his dreams of going to Hollywood. The show actually covers so much more than this. In all actuality,...

Here’s the theater to look for in Cleveland this semester

Holly Holsinger performs every role in
January 22, 2016

“No Exit”—Jan. 22-23 8 p.m., Eldred Theater Blackbox (Player’s Theater Group), Free Player’s Theater Group is ready to welcome students back to campus with this existentialist play by Jean-Paul...

Fall theater previews

August 27, 2015

Our campus offers a diverse array of shows through various theater groups. With so many options, there is no reason not to attend one. One of the theater groups on campus is the Players’ Theatre Group,...

Playhouse Square announces 2015-2016 lineup

Playhouse Square's Broadway series announcement came with a party in downtown Cleveland.
April 2, 2015
Playhouse Square downtown offers a great destination for Broadway-level musicals.

Eldred Theater to present off-Broadway social satire

“Lobby Hero” premieres on Feb. 13
February 5, 2015

The famous production “Lobby Hero” premiered on March 13, 2001 in New York City, but this month, Eldred Theater is bringing the play to Cleveland. The plot of “Lobby Hero” revolves partly...

CWRU docs rock

2014 Doc Opera tomorrow at Cleveland Masonic Auditorium
December 11, 2014

Case Western Reserve University has a nerdy sense of humor, and on Friday December 12th, the medical students will get to perform every medical spoof they can think of. This will be at, of course,...

Eldred loves losers

Nerds become stars in Eldred’s latest play “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.”
Loveable play brings comedy, drama to stage
December 4, 2014

“Your word is cow.” “Could I have the definition please?” “It means cow.” “Could you use it in a sentence?” “Please spell cow.” “C-O-W.” “That is correct.” This...

Footlighters’ belated Halloween celebration

October 30, 2014

The Footlighters don’t want you to forget Halloween again this year. “Everyone’s always busy with school and ends up missing it,” said student director Sam Haese. “Around Nov. 2 you look up...

Student director brings dark comedy to life

A conversation with Anthony Newman
October 16, 2014

On Oct. 16-18, The Player’s Theater Group’s newest student-directed play, “The Exit Interview” hits the black box and all Case Western Reserve University students have the privilege of watching...

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