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Department of Theatre and Cinema News

  1. Jan 22, 2015

    Starting "The Way It Has To Be"

    Radford University’s Department of Theatre and Cinema is now rehearsing the world premiere of Jeremiah Munsey’s “The Way It Has To Be.” This is the cast and crew announcement.

  2. Jan 15, 2015

    Radford University keeps the memories of WWII alive in an original production

    Based on family journals and mementos, Radford University premiers the new musical production “Keep This For Me: Memories Of The Last War” by Amy Vankirk and Tommy Iafrate. The production opens Jan. 30.

  3. Jan 15, 2015

    Carl Lefko gives keynote address at Virginia State Thespian Conference

    Carl Lefko presented “USITT and You, Turning Dreams into Reality” as a keynote address at the Jan. 10 Virginia State Thespian Conference at George Mason University.

  4. Dec 19, 2014

    A look back at Fall 2014

    We are cleaning out our photo files for the semester and realized you may not have seen some of these images. Most are from CVPA classes, projects and performances.  

  5. Dec 12, 2014

    Guest Artist Matt Radford returns to direct "Twelfth Night"

    Matthew Radford has is returning to the Pridemore Playhouse. The guest artist who portrayed Theseus/Oberon in the RU 2003 production of  “A Midsummer Night's Dream” is the Department of Theatre and Cinema’s guest director for April 2015’s “Twelfth Night.”

News from University Relations

  1. Nov 4, 2014

    RU's Nutcracker is a study in pure collaboration

    The magic in the "Nutcracker" ballet goes beyond the mesmerizing Tchaikovsky holiday story.

  2. Mar 26, 2014

    Criminal justice and theater students unite for conflict management workshop

    Criminal justice and theater students at Radford University are teaming up for a unique role playing exercise about conflict management and domestic disputes on Tuesday, April 1.

  3. Nov 12, 2013

    "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe" comes to life in Pridemore Playhouse

    A new stage adaptation of "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe" premieres Saturday, Nov. 16, in the Pridemore Playhouse on the Radford University campus.

  4. Oct 22, 2013

    Pridemore stage dedicated to beloved RU theater professor

    RU Professor Emeritus Charles L. "Chuck" Hayes was honored on Oct. 19, when the stage in Pridemore Playhouse was named for him.

  5. Oct 9, 2013

    "The Dining Room" comes to Pridemore Playhouse

    The almost-mythological tradition of sitting down together to a family dinner is the main course of "The Dining Room," the third production of the Radford University Department of Theatre and Cinema's 2013-14 season.