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News: October 2012

Theater and Dance News

Please visit the Lively Arts Calendar for the most up-to-date information on music, theater, art, and dance events presented by the College of Fine Arts. Departmental events for current faculty and students can be viewed on the individual department and program pages.

Keystone Rep Presents Sinister Musical

Keystone Repertory Theater presents the award-winning musical “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” on July 31–August 2 at the Indiana Theater in downtown Indiana.

Posted on 7/22/2014 4:03:04 PM

Musical Premiere Up Next for Keystone Repertory Theater

Keystone Repertory Theater presents the Pennsylvania premiere of the musical comedy “Hands on a Hardbody,” June 12–15, 2014, outside at the Flagstone Amphitheater—rain or shine.

Posted on 6/2/2014 4:17:15 PM

Keystone Rep Opens Season with “Marvelous Wonderettes”

Keystone Repertory Theater, IUP’s summer theater produced by the Department of Theater and Dance, will open its 2014 season with Roger Bean’s musical “The Marvelous Wonderettes” May 29–June 1 at the Old Navy location in the Indiana Mall.

Posted on 5/28/2014 5:13:17 PM

Playwright Anna Moench Offers Talk-Back for “In Quietness” Opening

Guest playwright Anna Moench will offer a “talk-back” after the opening performance on Thursday night, November 1, 2012, of In Quietness at IUP’s Theater-by-the-Grove.

Posted on 10/29/2012 6:41:20 PM

Footlight’s “Midsummer Night's Dream” Tour to Begin at IUP Waller Studio

Shakespeare’s most popular comedy, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, kicks off Footlight Players’ first ever theater-for-youth tour, with a limited engagement at IUP before touring to schools in central and western Pennsylvania. November 11–12, 2012.

Posted on 10/29/2012 3:21:53 PM

Theater Alumni Getting Good Press in Philly

IUP Theater alumni Brenna Geffers and Johnny Smith are getting good press in their work with EgoPo Classic Theater company.

Posted on 10/18/2012 11:51:15 AM

Theater Department Receives Grants from National Endowment for the Arts and from United Way

Footlight Players has received an ArtWorks grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to support their summer youth theater program in 2012–2013, and also a grant from the United Way to provide funding for four young people to attend Footlight at a deeply reduced cost.

Posted on 10/9/2012 12:21:46 PM

Reading of Play, Written by Obie Winner, to Honor War Veterans

Obie-winning playwright Carid Svich’s new play, Spark, will be read at IUP’s Studio Theater in Waller Hall on Friday, November 9, 2012, as part of a national play-reading to honor war veterans in time for Veterans Day and the national elections.

Posted on 10/4/2012 2:44:23 PM

Comedian Phil Keeling ’05 at KCAC for Homecoming

Theater alumnus Phil Keeling returns to IUP for Homecoming weekend, October 5, 2012, with a performance at the Kovalchick Complex of stand-up material that he's developed as an extension of his playwriting craft.

Posted on 10/2/2012 11:50:52 AM

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