Theater

Jul 7, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Theater Receives Best of Glenside Award

Arcadia University Theater received the 2017 Best of Glenside Award in the Performing Arts Theater category. Each year, the Glenside Award Program identifies local organizations that benefit the community and achieve exceptional marketing success. The program works exclusively with local business...

Apr 13, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Boyd Featured in Berkshire Eagle as Honorary Degree Recipient

The Berkshire Eagle featured Dr. Julianne Mamana Boyd ’66, co-founder of Barrington Stage Company, as the honorary degree recipient at Arcadia University’s Undergraduate Commencement on May 19.   Read More

Apr 13, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Theater’s “Spitfire Grill” Highlighted in Broad Street Review

Arcadia University Theater Department was highlighted in a regional roundup of upcoming college and university productions by The Broad Street Review. Writer Mark Cofta named Spitfire Grill one of his “theater picks” for April.   Read More

Mar 13, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Theater Takes 10 for Political Action

Theater students participated in The Ghostlight Project’s “Thank You 10” movement on March 8. With “Thank you 10” a common phrase in theater, with cast and crew replying that when a stage manager calls a 10-minute break, members of the Theater Arts program used their break to call their state and...

Mar 13, 2017 Farrah Bradley

Theater Production: Stop Kiss

Feb 15, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Theater Performs “Stop Kiss” Feb. 23 to March 5

Arcadia Theater brings its spring season to life with Stop Kiss, being staged in the Little Theater from Feb. 23 to March 5. Stop Kiss tells the poignant story of Callie and Sara, who unexpectedly fall in love. Their first kiss provokes a violent attack that transforms their lives in a way they...

Jan 25, 2017 Jennifer Retter

Theater Arts Students Support Inclusion and Diversity Through National Movement

On Jan. 19, Arcadia students gathered outside Spruance Fine Arts Center to support the Ghostlight Project, a national movement to resist intolerance, spread compassion, and ensure inclusion by creating “brave spaces” within the theater arts community. Inspired by the tradition of illuminating “...

Jan 19, 2017 Jennifer Retter

Arcadia Theater’s ‘Speech & Debate’ Reprised at National Festival; Wade and Deal ’17 Recognized for Excellence in Theater

On Jan. 6, Arcadia University Theater reprised its fall production of Speech & Debate at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Region II Festival (KCACTF). One of seven productions invited to perform at Montclair State University, Speech & Debate—by Tony Award-winning playwright...

Nicole Gieselman Dec 20, 2016 7:00 pm

Macie Poskarbiewicz '18, Theater Arts Major

Theater has really made my entire Arcadia University experience amazing. The department and clubs have become my family and my best friends, and they pretty much occupy all of my time. They’ve also given me an amazing confidence in myself and my ability that I never got from high...

Dec 9, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Theater Takes “Speech & Debate” to National Festival

Arcadia University Theater’s fall production of “Speech & Debate” has been invited to participate in the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Region II Festival on Jan. 6 at Montclair University. Written by Tony Award winning playwright Stephen Karam, “Speech & Debate” begins when...

Nov 4, 2016 Jennifer Retter

Glaccum Accepts Barrymore Award on Behalf of Azuka Theatre

At the 2016 Barrymore Awards for Excellence in Theatre on Oct. 24, Adjunct Professor Kevin Glaccum accepted the June and Steve Wolfson Award for an Evolving Theatre Company on behalf of Azuka Theatre, where he serves as artistic director. The award seeks to increase public awareness of...

Oct 27, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia University Theater Helms American Classic “Picnic”

Arcadia University continues its 2016-17 season with William Inge’s Picnic, performed at Arcadia’s Little Theatre from Nov. 10 to 20. This 1953 Pulitzer Prize winning play examines the loneliness and longing of women in a Midwestern town over a Labor Day weekend when a charismatic drifter shows...