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Play Directed by Theatre Professor Receives Three Jeff Awards

   June 12, 2018
A Chicago production of the play "Lela & Co.," directed by Associate Professor of Theatre Robin Witt, received three Jeff Awards. including Best Director.

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Theatre Department Chair's Play To Receive Equity Staged Reading

   June 11, 2018
A play by Dr. Lynne Conner, chair of the Department of Theatre, will receive an Actors' Equity Association Staged Reading at the Henry Heymann Theatre in Pittsburgh, PA.

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Theatre Department Announces 2018-19 Season

   May 8, 2018
The Department of Theatre will present four productions in the 2018-19 academic year.

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Three New Novels by Distinguished Professor

   May 4, 2018
Dr. Andrew Hartley, Robinson Distinguished Professor of Shakespeare in the Department of Theatre, is publishing three new novels this spring.

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Production Directed by Theatre Professor Nominated for Jeff Awards

   April 25, 2018
The Steep Theatre (Chicago) production of Lela & Co, directed by UNC Charlotte theatre professor Robin Witt, has been nominated for six Jeff Awards.

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Theatre Professor Directs Reading at Playmakers Rep

   April 17, 2018
Assistant Professor of Theatre Kaja Dunn was a director for the PlayMakers Repertory Company’s “Making Tracks” new play festival.

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Theatre Alum Named Sundance Theatre Lab Fellow

   April 13, 2018
Alumna Stacey Rose has been named a 2018 Theatre Lab Fellow by the Sundance Institute.

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Department of Theatre to present The Wiz

   April 11, 2018
The Department of Theatre will present The Wiz, Apr. 19-23 at the Belk Theater in Robinson Hall for the Performing Arts.

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Play Directed by Theatre Professor Named to Best of Chicago Theatre List by Chicago Tribune

   December 19, 2017
A play directed by theatre professor Robin Witt was named to the Best of Chicago Theatre list by the Chicago Tribune.

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Theatre Professor Designs Traveling Hypocrites' Production

   December 5, 2017
A New York production of The Pirates of Penzance, designed by Assistant Professor of Scenic Design Tom Burch, was previewed and reviewed in the New York Times.

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