Arcadia University and the School District of Cheltenham Host ‘A Special Evening of Theater’ on Nov. 23
Part of the Young Playwrights’ 2010-2011 Play Development Series
Glenside, Pa.—Nov. 1, 2010—Arcadia University and the School District of Cheltenham Township will host ‘A Special Evening of Theater’ as part of Young Playwrights’ 2010-2011 Play Development Series, on Tuesday, Nov. 23 at 7 p.m. in Stiteler Auditorium located in Murphy Hall on the campus of Arcadia University. Seating is on a first come, first-served basis. Arcadia University is located at 450 S. Easton Road, Glenside, Pa.
Mark Wade, Director of Arcadia University’s Theater Arts program will direct performances by teachers and administrators from the Cheltenham School District featuring new worlds, imaginative stories and compelling characters in readings of four elementary school plays from the Cheltenham School District.
The plays were created in Young Playwright’s classroom playwriting workshops in Cheltenham classrooms during the 2009-10 school year, and each was awarded a distinction in Young Playwrights’ 2010 Playwriting Festival.
The plays are all group authored and include: Soccer Ball Invasion…Earthlings Strike Again, by students of Wyncote Elementary; The Animale Skul (Animal School), by students of Cheltenham Elementary School; A Weird Group of Heroes, by students of Myers Elementary School; and Un-Space-Able, by students of Glenside Elementary School.
For more information, call Philadelphia Young Playwrights at 215-665-9226 or visit www.PhillyYoungPlaywrights.org.
About Arcadia University: Arcadia University is a top-ranked private university in metropolitan Philadelphia and a national leader in study abroad, ranked #1 in undergraduate participation in study abroad (Open Doors 2009). Arcadia University promises a distinctively global, integrative and personal learning experience that prepares students to contribute and prosper in a diverse and dynamic world. U.S. News & World Report ranks Arcadia University among the top regional universities in the North, as one of the top study abroad programs in the nation, and as a “top up-and-coming school.” The Physical Therapy program is ranked 7th in the nation.