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Department of Theatre and Dance modernizes Romeo and Juliet

Nate Jacobs April 21, 2021

Northern Michigan University’s Department of Theatre and Dance is producing a modern take on Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet to cap off the end of the 2021 winter semester. The show will be live starting...

Photo courtesy of NMU theatre department.

VIRTUAL REHEARSAL-- Actors and actresses from An/(Ones) Ivory tower meet via zoom to rehearse lines. Due to COVID-19 the performers had to adjust to the unfamiliar format.

An/(Ones) Ivory Tower showing February 12th and 13th

Heather Ufer February 12, 2021

A play written, directed, and produced by NMU students is available for students to enjoy via zoom on February 12 and 13. An/(One’s) Ivory Tower follows a trio of friends performing in a circus who...

Photo courtesy of Ryan Stevens
THEATRE SEASON— Students are hard at work preparing for upcoming shows. Showings of War of the Worlds has finished and on Novemeber 17th the North X North Coast festival begins.

Theatre and dance prepares for the season

Faith King November 9, 2020

Within today’s socially distanced society, many clubs and organizations have been forced to navigate COVID-19 with obligations of creating innovative safety precautions. These measures of public safety...

The group of students, professors and an NMU trustee saw five plays and one musical staged in three different theatres in Stratford, Ontario. 
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Setting stage at Stratford Festival

Mary McDonough August 29, 2019

Right before the first week of classes, most students are consumed with packing and last-minute plans before the school year takes control. However, some go to Canada. Under the guidance of English...

Photo by Emma Case: Senior Taylor Ehle and freshman Max Stevens star in the drama “Constellations” by contemporary British playwright Nick Payne.

Romance with a sci-fi twist

Benny Garbacz November 9, 2017

What in the universe? Dimensions, comedy, drama and romance will collide into a unique, sci-fi theater experience in the latest play at NMU. The Forest Roberts Theatre team will perform the play “Constellations”...

Senior capstone project features one-man theatre production

Nolan Krebs December 6, 2012

Forest Roberts Theatre will be invoking the spirit of the holidays with “Santaland Diaries,” a play based on an essay by David Sedaris, on Friday, Dec. 7 and Saturday, Dec. 8. “Santaland Diaries”...

Forest Roberts Theatre brings ‘Bears’ to stage

Jordan Beck November 8, 2012

Those looking for something to do away from the low temperatures may look to the theatre this month. The Forest Roberts Theatre will be premiering their second play of the year, “Bears,” from ...

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