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A 1960s Musical, Community Flea Market, Spring Concerts Highlight April Events at Arcadia

The sounds of the 60s, a community flea market, spring concerts, and a daylong, fun camp for educators are among the events at Arcadia University in April. Arcadia University’s MainStage […]

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0 commentsApril 7, 2015 at 9:07 amAnnouncements Events

April 2-12: Sing Along to the Sixties with ‘Shout!’

April 2-12: Sing Along to the Sixties with ‘Shout!’

Above the MainStage theater throughout March, students sewed, ripped, sketched, cut, assembled, and produced bright, ’60s-style dresses, bowties, and go-go boots. They needed to make five raincoats, as well as […]

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0 commentsApril 2, 2015 at 5:13 pmEvents

Arcadia Theater Presents ‘Eurydice,’ Feb. 19 through March 1

Arcadia Theater Presents ‘Eurydice,’ Feb. 19 through March 1

As the Greek myth goes, Orpheus and Eurydice are young newlyweds the night that Eurydice dies. Orpheus makes a deal with Hades, ruler of the Underworld, to have his wife […]

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0 commentsFebruary 19, 2015 at 11:00 amEvents

Pacheco ’02 to Appear on ABC’s ‘Scandal’

Pacheco ’02 to Appear on ABC’s ‘Scandal’

Juan Pacheco ’02 appeared as a CIA deputy on the Feb. 12 episode of the television drama Scandal and will reprise the role on Feb. 19. Scandal airs on ABC Thursday nights […]

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0 commentsFebruary 17, 2015 at 12:00 pmIn the News Scholarly & Creative

HBO Special with Anna Deaveare Smith ’71, ’93H Nominated for NAACP Image Award

An HBO special with actress, playwright, author, and educator Anna Deaveare Smith ’71, ’93H was nominated for an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Children’s Program. “Anna Deaveare Smith: A YoungArts […]

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0 commentsFebruary 10, 2015 at 8:38 amIn the News

Students Participate in Kennedy Center Theater Festival

Twenty-five Arcadia students participated in the Jan. 2-6 Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) for Region II at Cleveland State University and Playhouse Square in Ohio. The festival gave […]

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0 commentsJanuary 22, 2015 at 11:46 amScholarly & Creative

209 Fairy Tales, One Performance with Grimm’s Spectaculathon, Through Nov. 23

209 Fairy Tales, One Performance with Grimm’s Spectaculathon, Through Nov. 23

Rumplestiltskin, Rapunzel, Cinderella, Hansel and Gretel, Sleeping Beauty, and Little Red Riding Hood—the Brothers Grimm collected and published more than 200 fairy tales during their lifetimes. Their stories have been […]

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0 commentsNovember 18, 2014 at 4:44 pmCampus News

Arcadia University Theater Presents ‘The Prescott Method,’ through Oct. 19

Arcadia University’s MainStage fall theater season opens on Thursday, Oct. 9, at 8 p.m. with Philadelphia playwright Michael Whistler’s The Prescott Method. The comfort of freshly-baked bread brings together Veronica, an over-burdened mother […]

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0 commentsOctober 9, 2014 at 1:02 pmEvents

Shandell Receives Award from the American Theatre and Drama Society

Dr. Jonathan Shandell, associate professor of theater arts, recently received the American Theatre and Drama Society (ATDS)’s Publication Subvention Award for his essay “Turning ‘Negroes’ into ‘People’ on Stage: Anna Lucasta […]

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0 commentsJuly 8, 2014 at 10:06 amScholarly & Creative

Arcadia University Theater’s Final Production of the Year Encourages Living Out Loud

By JASMINE L. HENDERSON ’15 Arcadia University Theater’s  final dramatic show of the season started with a reading assignment in Professor of Theater Arts Kathryn Petersen’s course on children’s theater […]

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0 commentsMarch 31, 2014 at 10:47 amCampus News