October 1, 2, 3, 2015, 7:30 p.m. and October 4, 2 p.m.
By Alice Childress
Directed by Justin Emeka, Assistant Professor of Theater and Africana Studies
The story of a secret interracial relationship between an African American woman and a German man in 1918 South Carolina during World War I and the influenza outbreak. Read more
February 4, 5, 6, 2016, 7:30 p.m. and February 7, 2 p.m.
By Leo Tolstoy
Adapted and Directed by Alexis Macnab ’01
Tolstoy’s novella is brought to life in a visual and kinetic adaptation. Young Masha yearns for a much older Sergey. When he falls for her, they begin a touching, sometimes tormented journey toward a shared future. Read more
April 14, 15, 16, 2016, 7:30 p.m. and April 17, 2 p.m.
Psycho Beach Party
By Charles Busch
Directed by Matthew Wright, Professor of Theater
Malibu Beach. 1962. Surf’s up, and something fishy is going down on the sandy shores. This mash-up of camp classics like Gidget, Beach Blanket Bingo, Mommie Dearest was created by Charles Busch, drag artist and playwright in residence of Theatre in Limbo. Read more
Piano 2016 | Violin 2017
For young musicians ages 13 to 18
$10,000 first prize
Presented each July by Oberlin Conservatory of Music and the Cleveland Orchestra, the Cooper Competition showcases the most promising young musicians from around the world. Five days of performances on campus give way to the thrilling Concerto Finals at Severance Hall, where three finalists compete for the grand prize in concert with the Cleveland Orchestra.