The 2015-16 RU Theatre Season
The 2015-16 RU Theatre Season

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A Life in the Theatre:
An Interview with Dick and Kathleen Harshberger

Meet our guest artists Dick and Kathleen Harshberger, who are in our current production of Anything Goes. Click here to view the video.

News & Events

  1. Seniors selected for elite USITT theatre technology programs »

    5/5/2016

    Radford University Senior theatre major Kyle Gillikin sat behind a series of computers and electronic panels at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. Dressed in black and wearing a headset, he was an inconspicuous part of a well-refined machine that ran an ongoing series of events at the March 2016 United States Institute for Theatre Technology, Inc. (USITT) annual conference.

  2. “Anything Goes” brings shipboard fun to Radford University »

    3/16/2016

    An adventurous cast and crew cruises into spring in Radford University’s upcoming musical comedy, “Anything Goes.” A longtime favorite of theatregoers, it carries its audience from the stage boards to the shipboards beginning March 29 in the Pridemore Playhouse.

  3. Emmy-winning “American Horror Story” hair designer to share his craft at Radford University  »

    2/5/2016

    Frightful, glamorous, normal and sometimes even paranormal – these are some descriptions for the work of award-winning theatrical hair designer Monte Haught, who is leading a master class and talkback with students at Radford University in February.

  4. Student director takes spring project personally »

    2/4/2016

    What if our childhood comic strip icons grew up and became teenagers? Find out in Bert V. Royal’s “Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead” starting Feb. 17 at Radford University.

  5. The Department of Theatre announces casts for spring 2016 productions »

    1/21/2016

    Two productions were recently cast for this semester. They are “Dog Sees God” and “Anything Goes” with music and lyrics by Cole Porter.

  6. Two theatre majors selected to audition at the Southeastern Theatre Conference »

    12/9/2015

    Two Radford University theatre majors were selected to go onto Southeastern Theatre Conference (SETC) spring auditions during the recent Virginia Theatre Association Conference in Norfolk.

  7. New director brings high energy to Dr. Seuss’ The Cat in the Hat »

    11/24/2015

    Radford University School of Dance and Theatre presents “Dr. Seuss’ The Cat in the Hat” Dec. 5 at the Pridemore Playhouse. Prepare for an energetic show filled with lots of action by 11 actors who constantly run, jump, swing, slide, ride bikes, and do cartwheels.

  8. The Return of the Porterfield Ensemble  »

    11/18/2015

    The Porterfield Ensemble is revived by Wesley Young, professor of theatre, and is currently touring the area with a new production of "Brush Up Your Shakespeare.

  9. Fall highlights »

    10/28/2015

    Here is just a sampling of what we do at the College of Visual and Performing Arts during the semester.

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