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Department of Theatre and Cinema News

  1. Apr 30, 2015

    School of Dance and Theatre kudos 2015

    The winter and spring brought great opportunities for the School of Dance and Theatre faculty, students and alumni. The following are news items previously unreported.

  2. Apr 7, 2015

    Guest Actor Returns to Radford in New Role with production of “Twelfth Night”

    Matt Radford, a professional actor who appeared a decade ago in a Radford University play returns to direct Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night; or, What You Will,” marking the revival of RU’s theatre guest artist program. The production opens April 14.

  3. Apr 2, 2015

    Future employment, future students

    Competition was a theme both Radford University theatre students and faculty experienced in different ways during the Southeastern Theatre Conference (SETC) March 4-8 in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

  4. Feb 18, 2015

    Interview with Jeremiah Munsey

    Associate Professor of Theatre Wesley Young talks with L.A. based playwright Jeremiah Munsey about his Appalachian-set family drama "The Way It Has to Be" which makes its world premiere at RU February 18.

  5. Feb 11, 2015

    The Way It Has To Be

    Known for its interest in producing Appalachian plays, Radford University’s Department of Theatre and Cinema is now rehearsing the world premiere of Jeremiah Munsey’s “The Way It Has To Be.”  The family drama opens Feb. 18 in the Hawes Studio Theatre.

News from University Relations

  1. Apr 8, 2015

    Twelfth Night takes the stage

    Nearly 13 years after first visiting the university with which he shares a name, Matt Radford returns as the guest director for Radford University's production of William Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night, or What You Will," opening on April 14.

  2. Nov 4, 2014

    RU's Nutcracker is a study in pure collaboration

    The magic in the "Nutcracker" ballet goes beyond the mesmerizing Tchaikovsky holiday story.

  3. Mar 26, 2014

    Criminal justice and theater students unite for conflict management workshop

    Criminal justice and theater students at Radford University are teaming up for a unique role playing exercise about conflict management and domestic disputes on Tuesday, April 1.

  4. Nov 12, 2013

    "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe" comes to life in Pridemore Playhouse

    A new stage adaptation of "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe" premieres Saturday, Nov. 16, in the Pridemore Playhouse on the Radford University campus.

  5. Oct 22, 2013

    Pridemore stage dedicated to beloved RU theater professor

    RU Professor Emeritus Charles L. "Chuck" Hayes was honored on Oct. 19, when the stage in Pridemore Playhouse was named for him.