‘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…


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Sleep Deprivation Chamber – March 9th & 10th, 2017

The play is in honor of Black History Month, and follows a young black man’s journey to court after an altercation with a police officer. Sleep Deprivation Chamber is a gripping autobiographical play that brings a black family’s worst nightmare to reality.

For over a year, Marshall University Theatre Performance Major, Charity Irby has been working on this directing project outside of classes. She has taken the project on head first with the help from Marshall’s Intercultural office and Marshall Theatre.

There is no charge for admission.


Marshall alum and Broadway performer to take Joan C. Edwards stage Feb. 11

St. Albans native and Off-Broadway vocalist Sean Watkins returns to West Virginia, this time to Joan C. Edwards Performing Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11. A headliner in Broadway Showstoppers last May, Watkins will share the stage with acclaimed New York City performer, composer and lyricist John Bucchino in an evening featuring intimate character ballads, contemporary jazz and musical theatre. Continue reading…


Auditions for Fall Semester Shows

Marshall University School of Theatre will be holding auditions for our first two productions:  A Christmas Carol and Picnic.  Auditions are open to any Marshall University student.

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Children’s Theatre Auditions 2016-17

Auditions for next year’s season of Theatre, ETC, our Educational Touring Company, will be held on Monday April 11th starting at noon in room 224 of the Joan C. Edwards Performing Arts Center.  A sign-up sheet is now available in the Theatre office.  Please prepare a one-minute classical monologue. Our 2016-17 touring production, (pending approval of publisher) will be Antigoneadapted from Sophocles by Emily Mann.   Continue reading…


Marshall Theatre continues run of ‘Mauritius’

Marshall University Theatre continues its performances of Theresa Rebeck’s “Mauritius” Thursday, Feb. 25 through Saturday, Feb. 27, at 7:30 p.m. nightly in the Francis-Booth Experimental Theatre in the Joan C. Edwards Performing Arts Center.  Continue reading…