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OU Theater Division Takes Audience to ’80s Berlin Rather Than Verona in ‘Romeo and Juliet’

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Ohio University Theater Division’s final play of the year takes the audience to Berlin rather than Verona with a new take on the classic tragedy Romeo and Juliet. Director and MFA candidate Jonathan Hetler chose to bring the star-crossed lovers to Berlin in order to make the metaphorical barrier between the Montagues and the Capulets… Read More

OU Theater Division’s First Play of Spring Semester Kicks Off Feb. 21

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Ohio University Theater Division’s first play of the spring semester tells the story of a young girl who hides herself away in a basement full of talking dolls rather than face the struggles of growing up while pregnant. In Holly Down in Heaven, written by Kara Lee Corthron, 15-year-old Holly banishes herself to the basement… Read More

Artist Carrie Mae Weems Headed to OU Jan. 22-25

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Carrie Mae Weems is one of the most respected and accomplished contemporary artists of our time. Her work, which spans over the course of three decades, incorporates a multitude of mediums to explore the consequences of power, family relationships, political systems, sexism, racism, and history. On Friday, January 11, the Kennedy Museum of Art will… Read More

OU Theater Division Opens Season With “The Wolves”

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Ohio University Theater Division’s first show of the year merges fine arts and athletics both on and off stage in a production that candidly showcases the struggles and successes of young women on the soccer field. The Wolves, a play by Sarah DeLappe, follows a high school girls soccer team through daily stretches and warm-ups,… Read More

OU Division of Theater Presents ‘The Government Inspector’ Opening March 1

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Ohio University’s Theater Division in the school of dance, film, and theatre will be presenting its third production of the 2017-18 school year with The Government Inspector. The show will take place in the Elizabeth Evans Baker Theatre in Kantner Hall on March 1-3, and March 6-9. General admission is $10, OU student admission is… Read More

Lisa Buch Examines Aftermath of Sexual Assault in ‘Simple Math’

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Sexual assault is never a simple liaison. Memory, time, and neurobiology work together to ensure the event’s ugly, extensive stain. Ohio University College of Fine Arts Division of Theater MFA Acting candidate Lisa Buch examines the complex emotional aftermath faced by a survivor of sexual assault in her one-woman play-in-progress Simple Math. WOUB’s Emily Votaw spoke… Read More