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Soccer strikes the stage in debut play

Feb 07, 2018 - Comments: 0
Director Joan Robbins and the cast of the upcoming play, "The Wolves," spend a Saturday morning rehearsing one scene that requires the cast to pass a soccer ball and produce dialogue simultaneously. The debut show by Sarah DeLappe is set to open February 22 in Stambaugh Theater (photo/Northern Review).

Adolescence can be a weird period of time in one’s life. It’s a time of fast-paced changes both socially and biologically. As students progress in their college career, it can become very difficult to think back to the time when insecurities and peer pressure thrived and reputations were everything. In playwright Sarah DeLappe’s debut play, “The Wolves,” students will get a glimpse of the olden days as it captures the raw emotions associated with female youth and their relationships on a club soccer team.

Lysistrata speaks to the modern political climate

Nov 10, 2016 - Comments: 0

A war montage is played, while the tune of America The Beautiful plays in the background. Women come out and comfort each other, a few at a time – holding hands and hugging – while their eyes, filling with tears, are fixated on war scenes of past.

Student directors showcase new skills in "Student-Directed One-Act Plays"

Apr 20, 2016 - Comments: 0
The Student-Directed One-Acts Plays open on Thursday, April 21 at 7:30 p.m. inside the Mathile Lab Theatre. (photo/Department of Theatre Arts)

The Student-Directed One-Act Plays will be performed this weekend in the Mathile Lab Theatre. Tickets are $5 for ONU students and are available at the Freed Center's box office, or here

ONU theatre alumni shine in leading careers, show promise to undergraduate students

Sep 21, 2015 - Comments: 0
ONU's Department of Theatre Arts invites everyone to participate in the magic of theatre. (ONU photo/Communications & Marketing)

Ohio Northern University's Department of Theatre Arts prepares its students for the future of performing and working for successful theatre groups, including Broadway productions. 

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