Visiting Joan C. Edwards Professor in the Arts to give solo theatre performance

Marshall University’s School of Theatre will host a public performance of “*mark: the Gospel of Mark written in the First Century” by the Joan C. Edwards Distinguished Professor of the Arts, theatre artist George Drance, S.J.

The free, solo performance will take place at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, in Marshall’s Joan C. Edwards Performing Arts Center in the Francis-Booth Experimental Theatre. Continue reading…


Marshall theatre opens season with play based on Hellen Keller’s autobiography

Marshall University’s 2017-2018 theatre season will begin with “The Miracle Worker” by William Gibson. The opening show will play at 7:30 p.m. nightly Wedneday, Oct. 4, to Saturday, Oct. 7, and Wednesday, Oct. 11 to Saturday, Oct. 14, in the Francis-Booth Experimental Theatre in the Joan C. Edwards Performing Arts Center on Marshall’s Huntington campus. Continue reading…


A new process to apply for graduation has been announced

A new online application for students who are ready to graduate has been created.  The link is active in myMU and can be used to apply for December graduation now.

This new online process will expedite graduation application processing and eliminate any misunderstandings that might delay graduation.

Click Here for a downloadable PDF document that gives step-by-step instructions.


Marshall to wrap up 2017 Governor’s School for the Arts

More than 100 West Virginia students between their sophomore and junior years have been immersed in the Governor’s School for the Arts at Marshall University. The audition-based school began June 25 and will end July 15. Continue reading…


MU Theatre to present ‘Guys and Dolls’

Marshall University’s School of Theatre will present the classic musical “Guys and Dolls” by Frank Loesser, Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows next week in the Joan C. Edwards Playhouse on Marshall’s . Performances will take place Wednesday, April 19, through Saturday, April 22, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, April 23, at 2 p.m. Continue reading…


McVey to give commencement address May 6

J. Mark McVey, a Son of Marshall who has forged an outstanding career as a singer and actor on Broadway, will deliver the commencement address at Marshall University’s spring commencement ceremony next month.

Well known for his performances as Jean Valjean in “Les Miserables,” McVey made his debut on Broadway in that role, after having won the Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding Actor while on tour. The first American to perform the role in London, he also gave performances with the Los Angeles Philharmonic and in the 25th Anniversary Tour of the show, for which he won the Ovation Award and BroadwayWorld.com Award. All in all, he has given more than 3,200 performances in “Les Mis.” Continue reading…


‘Circle Mirror Transformation’ begins this evening

The School of Theatre begins performances of Circle Mirror Transformation  by Annie Baker Wednesday, Feb. 15. Performances run at 7:30 p.m. nightly, Wednesday, Feb. 15 through Saturday, Feb. and  Thursday, Feb. 23 through Feb. 25 in the Francis-Booth Experimental Theatre in the Joan C. Edwards Performing Arts Center. Continue reading…