[Theaterfacultystaff] Lunch bag notes 9-29-17

Biechler, Merri biechler at ohio.edu
Fri Sep 29 13:48:38 EDT 2017

Thanks to Dr. Cornish for a great talk today about his book on theater in Germany!

Don't miss The Madness of Lady Bright in Putnam 227 this Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 8pm and Saturday at 2pm. Email SM Alistair Giffels at ag369814 at ohio.edu for reservations



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In May 1964, Greenwich Village’s Caffe Cino debuted Lanford Wilson’s The Madness of Lady Bright, a play that would later be considered one of the very first in the gay theatre movement, as well as one of the catalysts for the highly experimental off-off Broadway explosion of the ‘60s. The production would be a huge... Read More

Celebrity Madness tonight at 11pm in the Hahne. Get tickets at 10pm.

Imani Redman and Shon Middlebrooks are the student representatives to Tantrum Theater. if you have any questions about how students can get involved please contact them:

ir844614 at ohio.edu for undergrads

rm712015 at ohio.edu for grads

Auditions for Hayley Trachtenberg's BFA musical thesis will be held on Friday, October 6th from 6-10pm in Kantner 308. For information, email Hayley at ht064313 at ohio.edu

Student auditions for next season's Tantrum Theater shows will be held the first weekend of November, with callbacks the first week of December. More information on the shows being produced and what you need to do for the audition will be available shortly!

Experience the Arts Day is Monday, October 9th! We need several student volunteers, so sign up for times in the Kantner 307 office!

Brick Monkey Theater Ensemble and ARTS/West will present a reading of Greg Vovos' play Well Beings on Friday, October 13th at 7pm at ARTS/West. Greg is a playwright from Cleveland and when he saw his community battling the opioid crisis, he interviewed dozens of people and wrote a play. The reading is in connection with OU's Standing Together: Fighting Our Community’s Opioid Epidemic. Sam Quinones, author of Dreamland: The True Tale of America's Opioid Epidemic will speak on campus and around the region that week. The play reading will continue the community conversation.

Go see the film Lucky when it comes to town! It's Harry Dean Stanton's final film performance and was produced by OU MFA alum Jason Lee!

Another OU alum, Luke Null, has just been announced as the newest cast member of SNL!



Merri Biechler

Assistant Director

School of Dance, Film, and Theater

Kantner Hall 307C and Putnam Hall 107

1 Ohio University

Athens, OH 45701


biechler at ohio.edu<mailto:biechler at ohio.edu>


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