The view from the director’s chair

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“All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players. They have their exits and their entrances, and one man in his time plays many parts.” Of course those players wouldn’t know what their entrances and exits were if they didn’t have a director. A number of directors have made names for […]

The Schuster Theatre sends out a call for dawns

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Fringe Fest Erie presents amazing opportunities for Gannon students and community members to engage in theatre in new and unique ways. This year, the first choral piece ever performed in the festival will take place– and it’s in 12 different languages. “Calling All Dawns” is a song cycle focused around the themes of day, night […]

Theatre on the fringe

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In 1947, eight theatre companies showed up to the Edinburgh International Festival uninvited and performed for the crowds. In 2010, one liberal arts college was invited to participate in the Intercollegiate Theatre Festival in Scotland. From both of these was born a theatre festival that found itself on the fringe. The Scotland Fringe Festival has […]