Marshall to launch ‘Tuesday Talks’ with theatre presentation April 10

Marshall University’s Center for Continuing Education will launch its new series, “Tuesday Talks,” with a presentation by Terry Layman, who will guest-direct the upcoming Marshall Theatre production of Shakespeare’s “As You Like It.” The talk will take place Tuesday, April 10, from 10:30 a.m. to noon in the Joan C. Edwards Playhouse on Marshall’s Huntington campus.

The program is free and open to the public. Continue reading…


Theatre company receives anonymous $20,000 grant

The Marshall University Theatre company, THEATRE ETC!, has received an anonymous grant in the amount of $20,000. The grant will improve the level of production and affordability of the company’s performances, said the company’s founder and director, John Colclough, a professor of theatre at Marshall. Continue reading…


Announcing Auditions for Spring productions

Marshall University School of Theatre announces Auditions for its Spring productions: Alabama Rain and As You Like It on November 27th, beginning at 7:00 PM  at the Joan C. Edwards Performing Arts Center in the Joan C. Edwards Playhouse.  Continue reading…


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…