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“The Night Alive’s” stage, plot benefit from complexity

Daniel Mottern, Contributing Reporter January 27, 2017

4.5/5 Stars Often, we think that everything of importance happens while we are awake. However, in the dead silence of night, the seedy underbelly of society is allowed to creep out of the shadows....

“Peter and the Starcatcher” caught Cleveland’s attention

Sarah Parr, Social Media Editor January 20, 2017

4/5 stars Fresh off its second and final run, Dobama Theatre’s production of “Peter and the Starcatcher” was a mesmerizing production of an imaginative and unique play. Based on a 2004 best-selling...

Clybourne Park Visited Cleveland

Sarah Parr, Social Media Editor January 20, 2017

4.5/5 stars The Case Western Reserve University/Cleveland Play House (CPH) MFA Acting Program’s class of 2018 performed “Clybourne Park” last month in Playhouse Square’s Helen Theatre, a small...

Q&A with Brett DiCello, “Slank” from “Peter and the Starcatcher”

Alex Clarke, Arts and Entertainment Editor December 2, 2016

Brett DiCello is a fourth-year Biomedical Engineering and Theater student who is currently co-opping at Philips Healthcare. He’s also president of IMPROVment, has done 12 productions at Eldred Theater...

Hitting all the right notes

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor November 18, 2016

The top five reasons to go see the rock musical comedy “High Fidelity” in no particular order are: One, the actors kill it with both body and voice. Two, the set design is amazing. Three, it messes...

Footlighters recreates Heathers: The Musical

Footlighters recreates “Heathers: The Musical”

Sarah Parr, Staff Reporter October 28, 2016

Where can you see what has been described to me numerous times as “the 1980s version of “Mean Girls,” but with murder?” Next week in Carlton Commons on South Side, the CWRU Footlighters, the completely...

Prospective students audition for full theater scholarships

Sarah Parr, Staff Reporter October 14, 2016

Current high school seniors interested in studying theater came to Case Western Reserve University from Oct. 7-9 to learn about the department and audition or bring their portfolio for review to be awarded...

In Cleveland Play Houses The Crucible, resentment boils just below the surface of society.

Cleveland theater preview

Ellie Rambo, Arts & Entertainment Editor October 23, 2015

Fall is the prime time to experience live theater in Cleveland, but having too many choices can be overwhelming. We’re here to help you narrow down that list based on your interests and wallet. You...

This Week in Eldred Blackbox: “The Shape of Things”

This Week in Eldred Blackbox: “The Shape of Things”

Joseph Verbovszky, Theatre Reporter August 31, 2012

A human being is a work of art. The skin, blood, organs, thoughts, and personality are all colors of a palette. With a quick flick of the wrist, the minor imperfections – the birthmark, the oversized...

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