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I’m not saying I don’t enjoy “Family Guy” on demand as much as the next person, but it’s important to note the effects that constant binge-watching (and pausing) at our discretion—as well as immediate gratification—can have on our minds, emotions and actions in real life.

Parr: Theater is not “on demand”

Sarah Parr, Social Media Editor 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

Sierra Cotton, Staff Reporter 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,...

Holly Holsinger performs every role in Frankensteins Wake, showing this month at Cleveland Public Theater.

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

Ellie Rambo, Arts & Entertainment Editor 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

Sierra Cotton, Contributing Reporter August 28, 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 Squares Broadway series announcement came with a party in downtown Cleveland.

Playhouse Square announces 2015-2016 lineup

Sunny Kalidindi, Staff Reporter April 2, 2015
Playhouse Square downtown offers a great destination for Broadway-level musicals.

Eldred Theater to present off-Broadway social satire

Temi Omilabu, Staff Reporter 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

Anne Nickoloff, Arts & Entertainment Editor 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,...

Nerds become stars in Eldred’s latest play “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.”

Eldred loves losers

Ellie Rambo, Copy Editor December 5, 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

Ellie Rambo, Staff Reporter October 31, 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

Temi Omilabu, Staff Reporter October 17, 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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