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Ohio State Theatre puts spin on Romeo and Juliet


Audience members attending the Ohio State Department of Theatre’s production of “Romeo and Juliet” should not expect a traditional performance of the classic play. The production will be an abridged version of William Shakespeare’s text adapted by guest director Alison Bomber. Bomber is an English ...

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Ohio State Theatre’s Lab Series continues

The Drake Performance Center houses the theatre department at OSU. Courtesy of OSU.

An Ohio State student imagines a world where theater has as much support as Buckeye football. Abigail Johnson, a third-year in theater, is set to present a stage reading of her play, “Friday Night Lights, Camera, Action,” as part of OSU’s Department of Theatre’s Lab ...

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Students use theater for social change

The Ohio State Department of Theatre is planning to explore students’ and faculty members’ roles in the classroom in a forum-style production developed through a course called InterACT. Students have been working on this style of theater throughout the semester and will display their skills ...

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Students and faculty collaborate on play

(left to right) Ambre Shoneff as Mary Lamb, Benito Lara as S.T. Coleridge and Zack Meyer as Charles Lamb in The Ohio State University Department of Theatre’s production of The Coast of Illyria. Credit: Courtesy of Matt Hazard

The Ohio State Department of Theatre will address addiction, mental illness, art and matricide in its adaptation of “The Coast of Illyria” this weekend. Set in 19th-century London, the dark comedy examines the struggles of family bonding despite mental health and addiction issues. The play ...

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